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.

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