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Sherry shops in Jerez

10 September 2019 | by Ruben

The list of interesting sherry wine shops in the Jerez area is not that long. Here are a few of my favourites: Corredera, La Casa del Jerez and Der Guerrita


Sherry vermouth: a revival

18 July 2019 | by Ruben

Vermouth and sherry are both fortified wines, and the sherry regions has a long history of making medicinal wines and sherry-based 'vermut'. Since 2016 a whole list of sherry bodegas launched modern versions of their old recipes


Towards unfortified sherry

7 March 2019 | by Ruben

The proposal for unfortified sherry has been accepted by the Ministry of Agriculture of Andalucía. Now only one last step is required to change the rules of the D.O. Jerez-Xérès-Sherry: approval by the European Commission


Certified Sherry Educator

16 October 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

3 October 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



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