Top 10 myths about Sherry

It’s a perennial source of bafflement among wine professionals that Sherry remains such a marginal drink.

vinos_jerez_sherry_wines_velo_de_florIn that ceaseless parade of wine styles that the international wine tasting circuit provides, few are so memorable for their high quality, their obvious food-friendliness and the pleasure they give.

But there is clearly a disjuncture between the reality of how good Sherry is and how it is perceived by the consumer. There is much that is misunderstood – or not understood at all. This is a situation in dire need of redress, which is why, in the pages that follow, db is pleased to provide a touch of clarity with its top 10 myths about Sherry…

4 Responses to “Top 10 myths about Sherry”

  1. Jonathan Cahill says:

    It would be helpful to see actual figures which support the repeated assertion that there is a Sherry renaissance. Most solid market information suggests it is a distinctly Pyrrhic renaissance.

  2. What about DO Montilla Moriles? Also producing sherries (excellent Pedro Ximenez) so very definitely a Sherry DO…..

  3. And also that it’s better to just serve Sherry in a normal wine glass not the dreaded Emily Bishop schooner!

  4. robin says:

    DO Montilla Moriles bodegas do not produce sherries. They produce excellent wines that are similar in style. But not sherry.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe to our newsletters

Supply Chain Assistant

Speciality Drinks
London NW10 7SF, UK

On-Trade Regional Sales Manager

Anthony Byrne Fine Wines
West Midlands & Northants

Supply Chain Co-ordinator

Speciality Drinks
London NW10 7SF, UK

Logistics Team Leader

Speciality Drinks
London, UK

London Account Manager

Speciality Drinks
London, UK

Key Account Executive

Berkmann Wine Cellars
London, UK

Assistant Operations Manager

Speciality Drinks
London, UK

Sales - Global Wine Competitions

The Drinks Business
London, UK

London Business Development Manager

Vine Distribution Services
Chelmsford, UK

Off-Trade Account Manager

Justerinis & Brooks
London, UK

Vinitaly 2019

Verona,Italy
7th Apr 2019

The Wine & Spirits Show

London,United Kingdom
12th Apr 2019

Vinexpo Bordeaux

Bordeaux,France
13th May 2019
Click to view more

The Prosecco Masters 2019

Deadline : 22nd March 2019

The Global Sparkling Masters 2019

Deadline : 25th March 2019

Click to view more

The Global Riesling Masters 2018

View Results

Rioja Masters 2018

View Results

Click to view more