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Thursday 17 April 2014

Sherry

‘Secret’ collection of fortified wines released

A rare collection of fortified wines held “in secret” by several generations of winemakers at Seppeltsfield’s Barossa Valley cellars has been released.

Friday, March 7th, 2014 No Comments »

González Byass releases six rare vintage Sherries

For the first time in recent history, González Byass has bottled six rare vintages of Palo Cortado and Oloroso dating back to 1967 for a multiple release.

Thursday, February 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Michael Dresser recommends a Romanian Pinot Noir “comparable to a good regional Bourgogne” while Irene Virbila picks an Italian white “scented with white peaches and lime”.

Thursday, February 27th, 2014 No Comments »

How NASA banned Sherry from space menus

Sherry almost made its way onto the menu of 1970s astronauts, but was pulled following a slew of complaints and because of the “awful stench” it caused in space.

Monday, February 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Sherry takes off at M&S

UK multiple retailer Marks & Spencer has reported a rise in Sherry sales this year, particularly for pale, dry styles.

Thursday, December 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Glenmorangie launches design stage of Cask Masters whisky

Glenmorangie’s Cask Masters crowdsourcing initiative, which sees brand enthusiasts helping to create a new whisky, has entered its third stage.

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 No Comments »

The week in pictures

As well as an MW in the stocks this week in the drinks trade also saw a touch of Hollywood and fashion royalty make an appearance.

Friday, October 25th, 2013 No Comments »

London Sherry Trail launches

Some of London’s leading Sherry bars are taking part in the inaugural London Sherry Trail later this month in a bid to promote the wine.

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 No Comments »

The week in pictures

City centre grape harvesting features alongside a lot of gin, Champagne and an impressive array of whisky in our round-up of the week.

Friday, October 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Matthew Jukes recommends a “ravishing” Sauvignon Gris, while Victoria Moore picks out a fino boasting “the iodine nostril-blast of seaweed blown at you on a gusty day.”

Monday, September 30th, 2013 No Comments »

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