Tag: Sherry

Vermut point

Vermouth – the hauntingly herbal element that elevates gin to a Martini – is extremely à la mode. Here our Spirits Specialist Rob Whitehead reveals the drink’s appeal – both on the rocks and in classic cocktails While it would be preposterous to even attempt to be certain about such things, it’s not impossible that […]

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 […]

A Sherry-led quest

The prestigious house of Lustau has long been making exceptional Sherries but is best known for pioneering “almacenistas”. Here, Felipe Carvallo reports on his trip to Lustau’s bodega in Jerez, and on to two of their almacenistas. There aren’t a great number of activities that make a 4am trip to Stansted airport seem like an […]

En rama: a raw of approval

Bemoaning the shunning of Sherry, Simon Field MW – our esteemed Sherry Buyer – espouses the virtues of en rama, the ultimate, unfiltered experience of the fine fortified wines of Jerez. Discussions on the commercial success or otherwise of Sherry are usually accompanied by platitudinous hand-wringing and poetic evocations of maiden aunts cycling into the […]