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11/06/2013

World Sherry Day

On World Sherry Day we should organize a pilgrimage to the area and plan it ahead to have time enough to visit several wineries. I propose to extend this day at least forty eight hours because between fino wine, sherry, sweet sherry, a plate of olives, pastries, etc.. with just twenty four hours we will only have time to get started. Wait, good news: the World Sherry Day already...

6/07/2012

Fortified wines for cooking: marsala, porto, sherry

The wines are our closest ally in the kitchen, not just for that shot that we took while we cook, but for the variety and intensity of flavors and aromas that are achieved by adding them to our recipes. While my neighbor is the largest specialist I know about cooking with wine, as I think all his recipes include its secret ingredient (by all accounts): old wine, I also use...

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,...