Category: Port and Sherry

Consider the trimmings

As festive meal-planning gets underway, Ed Smith – author of On the Side and the man behind rocketandsquash.com – provides food for thought when it comes to deciding which bottles to uncork on 25th December Are you agonising over what wines to uncork this Christmas? Perhaps you think that decision rests with the question of […]

Eat, drink and sleep: Jerez

Escaping to Andalusia for an investigative excursion, Alice Cave embraces local life in Jerez – where siestas, long lunches and plenty of Sherry make for an excellent trip Recently trading London’s grey skies for some dependable Spanish sun and sea air, it took me just a day to slide into the more relaxed pace of Andalusian […]

The sheer pleasure of Sherry

As Lustau’s shipment of its three en rama Sherries hits our shores, Olivia Bodle makes a short pilgrimage north of the river, to Bar Pepito to sample the goods In the vaulted cellars of Bodegas Lustau, just two barrels from each solera are selected earlier in the spring when the flor in the casks was […]

What to drink in 2017: Port

In the final instalment of our series advising on the vintages to uncork this year, Cellar Plan Manager Tom Cave turns his attention to the world of Vintage Port Pre-decimalisation, they built Vintage Ports to last: 1970, 1966, 1963, 1955, 1948, 1947 and the legend that is 1945 all look to be holding up well […]