About Ruben

Ruben fell in love with sherry some twenty years ago, but switched to a higher gear in 2013 and started writing about it. Lived in Madrid for a couple of years, now back in Belgium. I also run a whisky blog over at www.whiskynotes.be



Author Archives: Ruben

Lorente y Barba

August 21st, 2018 | by Ruben

Bodegas Lorente y Barba was started in 2016 by Mauricio Lorente and Julio Barba. Mauricio’s grandfather was a pharmacist who sold


Criadera /A Fino (Alvear)

July 13th, 2018 | by Ruben

A Fino that is loosing its flor colony in warmer seasons Some exciting wines are coming out of the DO


Sherry Week 2018

July 11th, 2018 | by Ruben

Sherry Week 2018 returns 8-14 October 2018. This yearly showcase of sherry wines is a worldwide initiative that brings together


Fino En Rama (Gutiérrez Colosía)

June 14th, 2018 | by Ruben

Two Finos from different soleras, matured at different strengths and with their own character When it comes to artisan production,


Lustau 3 En Rama 2018

June 1st, 2018 | by Ruben

The yearly 3 En Rama bottlings highlight the differences of the key cities in the sherry triangle No need to



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