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Tuesday 13 October 2015


On this day 1264… Jerez liberated

On this day in 1264 the Kingdom of Castile captured Jerez de la Frontera from the Moors.

Friday, October 9th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

A Champagne-laden lunch at Gavroche, casks made out of cake and a throng of Sherry-pouring venciadores in Japan – it’s the week in pictures.

Friday, September 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Winery uncorks 124-year-old wine for Berlusconi

The director of a winery in Ukraine has angered authorities by appearing to open a 124-year-old bottle of wine for former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi.

Friday, September 18th, 2015 1 Comment »

UK is a ‘vibrant’ market for Sherry

The fifth Great Sherry Tasting took place in London this week attracting a record number of trade visitors to sample wines from more than 38 producers.

Friday, September 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Consejo targets next generation of Sherry drinkers

The Sherry Consejo Regulador is marking its 80th anniversary by launching a new website to help entice the next generation of Sherry drinkers to the category.

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Gonzalez Byass the ‘Silicon Valley’ of Sherry

Sherry must diversify its offering away from the mass market if it is to be viewed as a fine wine, believes one MW, who cites Gonzalez Byass as being at the forefront of the category’s evolution.

Friday, September 11th, 2015 1 Comment »

Graphs detail plummeting Sherry sales

Sherry sales have all but collapsed in the category’s top five markets over the last decade, with global exports nearly halving since 2002, new graphs show.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine from Napoleon’s carriage to be sold

A bottle of wine apparently found in Napoleon’s carriage after Waterloo – and still “believed to contain wine” – is to be sold at Christie’s next month.

Monday, June 29th, 2015 1 Comment »

Film fest hosts in-cinema Sherry tasting

More than 200 film enthusiasts were treated to an in-cinema Sherry tasting at the UK premiere of Sherry: The Mystery of Palo Cortado.

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

A punishing trek across the French Pyrenees, a trip to the Loire, hop sniffing and smoked salmon – check out what’s been happening in the world of drinks this week.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 No Comments »

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