The week in pictures

This week's highlights included a trip to the opera courtesy of Champagne Deutz, a Martini vermouth fuelled premiere of the Williams documentary and Spanish and British royals sampling Sherry chosen by the Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy.

Access all areas at the Copa Jerez

From missed flights and kitchen fights to missing ingredients, db’s Lucy Shaw was given access all areas at this year’s Copa Jerez competition, where seven chef and sommelier teams battled it out to create the best food and Sherry pairing menu.

Poet Laureate Sherry served to Spanish royalty on UK state visit

The King and Queen of Spain were served Sherry selected by Poet Laureate Dame Carol Anne Duffy during their state visit to the UK this week – a nod to a 400-year-old custom that has seen producers gift each successive Laureate with a butt of Sherry.

González Byass to open ‘Tio Pepe’ hotel in Jerez

Spanish wine, sherry and brandy producer González Byass is to create a boutique hotel in Jerez, which may be branded Tio Pepe, after the company’s famous fino.

The week in pictures

March 10th, 2017

Uncorked: Paco Galdeano

March 6th, 2017

Top 10 myths about Sherry

May 12th, 2016

Obituary: Manuel Lozano

April 27th, 2016

Lustau winemaker passes away

April 26th, 2016

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