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25/12/2012

Digestive liquors for Christmas dinners

The company Christmas dinner, Christmas dinner, Christmas Eve dinner, New Year's Eve, New Year... we have ahead a few days of heavy digestions and as I am always thinking in your health I have prepared for you in advance a good range of liquors to help wash it down which will put us on the road to a deserved nap.

In my list of the best digestive liquors I will put the ...

16/04/2012

Elaboration and variants of sherry

The sherry is not a single wine, but its appellation includes 4 variants that come from a base liquid elaborated in the same way:

Fino Amontillado Oloroso Palo cortado

By law, the initial 70% of the pressing is used to develop fino wines and light or common sherry, the next 20% goes to the production of oloroso and other wines of...

6/04/2012

Sherry and Pedro Ximenez

Pedro Ximenez and Palomino Fino are the grape varieties which define the character of the regions of Cordoba and Andalusia in Spain, respectively, since in these hot and dry lands are produced the country's most recognized wines, sherry and Pedro Ximenez. In the sixteenth century, long before the world knew of Rioja and Ribera del Duero, two of the most famous appellations,...

16/09/2011

Synonyms for grape names (part III)

Albano, canine Tosca...

No, we are not talking about artists, or operas, or animals. Today we will continue with the different names that grapes may receive. Grapes receive very curious names sometimes. Some of them are very old and others which end up passing. Lets know more about synonyms of grapes names. How many can you...

25/11/2010

Development and variations of sherry

Sherry is not a single wine, it embraces 4 variants at denomination of origin made from a base fluid prepared in the same way: 

Fine Amontillado Oloroso (Odorous) Palo cortado 

By law, the 70% of the initial pressing is used to develop the fine wines, light sherry or ordinary sherry, the next 20% goes to the odorous wines and other wines of lesser quality. While any remaining liquid...