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Tag Archives: Jerez de la Frontera

Vinoble 2010: Budget cut and out to tender

This has been going around the rumour mill for some time, but it’s now official. Vinoble, the biennial fair specialising in sweet and fortified wine, has been put out to tender by the Jerez town hall. This is the first time the contract for running this wine fair has been offered. […]

The Pointy Hat Brigade: Holy Week in Southern Spain

When I first saw the pointy hats, it was slightly unnerving. For most people, the associations are obvious. Thankfully pointy hat wearing in Jerez started way before the Klan was formed, so nothing to do with each other apart from the style of hat. The pointy hat brigade, as my […]

Red Wine in Sherry Town

Jerez de la Frontera is not only about sherry and white wine. There are actually some pretty good reds produced in the area, for the moment designated “Vinos de la Tierra de Cádiz”. These red wines tend to be made from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah and Tempranillo but there is […]

We’re Sherry Educators

And…..we’re back after 5 days and 4 nights in Jerez de la Frontera, the defacto capital of all things sherry related. As many of you know, we were in Jerez to learn all about Sherry. The D.O. of Jerez for the past 3 years has been working to educate writers, […]

Sherry 101 – Basics of this Noble Wine!

Recently, I have seen on the web a number of wine writers who have dismissed sherry as wine “not drunk by Spaniards” and better left to “Grandma at Christmas”. I’m shocked and a bit irked. Why has such a noble beverage taken a back seat in the world of wine? […]