Sherry | Catavino - Part 8
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Sherry – Spain’s Cure for Summer heat!

Later today, we’re heading up to our roof to film a litte Sherry tasting. July’s Virtual Tasting has been sherry at Catavino, and although not a lot of you have joined us this month, we hope this will change. Count on some good bodega profiles this week, after we enjoy […]

Timeline of Spanish Sherry

Sometimes the best time to write is when you least expect ideas to be born, and at 2am, I guarantee you that I had no intention of putting my fingers to the keyboard. However, life has a funny way of nudging you, and I felt it was my sworn duty […]

Sherry Questions – Answers – Ideas

Dear Reader, What do you want to know? We’ve been big fans of sherry for quite some time now and have accumulated quite an archive of sherry articles covering everything from production to tasting notes. What we don’t have are your personal questions. Being that this month’s Virtual Tasting theme […]

LaGitanna and Madrid’s Summer Heat

Confession time, I haven’t slept well for about a week now. It’s summer in Madrid and for any of you that have been here during July and August, you know that the word “hot” greatly understates the degree of heat here! We have the dry heat that leaves your skin […]

Palomino Fino

Palomino Fino is a white grape most famous for its use in making sherry. Known in South Africa as Fransdruif and White French or Listan in France, it can also be found in Australia and California. Named after Fernan Yanez Palomonio, one of King Alfonso X`s knights, Palomino is a […]

Sherry Bar Madrid – La Venencia

La Venencia is a sherry bar located dead center of Madrid, named after a long narrow tool used to sample wines through a small opening in sherry butts (casks). It is also commonly known as a wine thief. The bar is tucked into the side of a narrow street hidden […]

TN – Grandma Wine? Cream Sherry

So by now most of you know that I am a fan of Sherry. I’m not afraid to admit it, but in fact, I revel in its meaning. This noble wine that has fallen off the wagon of wine popularity is in my opinion due for a comeback. With wine […]

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? […]