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Certified Sherry Educator

October 16th, 2018 | by Ruben

Finally becoming a Sherry Educator was a wonderfully enriching experience. Here's an overview of the 3-day programme


8 things Wine Folly got wrong about sherry

October 3rd, 2018 | by Ruben

The new Wine Folly is a book about wine with concise information and infographics. Apart from a few unfortunate conceptual choices, it has obvious factual errors with regards to sherry


Types of sherry bodegas

January 23rd, 2018 | by Ruben

While most of the world’s fine wines are grown, vinified, matured and sold by the same company, in the case


The Cask of Amontillado

September 12th, 2017 | by Ruben

The Cask of Amontillado is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in November 1846. It is set


The soleo / asoleo process

May 22nd, 2017 | by Ruben

Soleo or Asoleo is a process of sun-drying grapes before pressing them. In the D.O. Jerez-Xérès-Sherry it is primarily used for


Sherry in Madrid

May 2nd, 2017 | by Ruben

It would be logical to say that Jerez and the other cities of the sherry triangle are the center of



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