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Sherry from Spain.

Sherry from Spain.

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Published by John Harvey & Sons Ltd in Bristol .
Written in English


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Jerez de la Frontera is the largest city in the area and capital of the wine region to which it lends its name. Located upon one of many hills which dominate a wide open landscape of albariza soil, mid-way between the nearby mountains of the sierra and the shining white towns and villages of the coast, Jerez is forceful and dynamic, a place where sherry wines share the stage with other age-old.   Their bodegas are concentrated in a region called the Sherry Triangle, demarcated by three cities in southern Spain. The tradition for many there is to drink as many as eight glasses of sherry .

  Born in Spain and made primarily from the Palomino grape, then fortified with grape brandy, sherry goes back a few thousand years but really gained a European footing in .   Expert local Cyra walks us through three different types of sherry and explains what we mean when we say the Sherry Triangle. Forget what you think you know about Spanish sherry, and get .

Sherry was invented in Jerez (the name 'sherry' comes from the Arabic name for Jerez, 'Xeres'. The city was a major wine export to the United Kingdom in the 15th century and is where English families founded many of the Jerez cellars, which accounts for the English influence throughout the : Damian Corrigan. But sherry, or ‘Jerez‘ as it is known in its birth country of Spain, is a serious drink with centuries of tradition and history. The drink is currently enjoying something of a revival among younger generations of curious drinkers, so read on to find out all the basics about this most classic of Spanish : Tara Jessop.


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For centuries, sherry was considered one of the world’s great wines, spoken about in the same reverential terms as the finest Bordeaux and Burgundies. But in the last few decades, sherry lost its way—and cheap, cloyingly sweet blends sullied the reputation of what remains one of Spain’s oldest and greatest winemaking traditions/5(34).

Sherry and the Wines of Spain Hardcover – January 1, by RAINBIRD (George) (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, International Edition "Please retry" $ $ $ Author: RAINBIRD (George).

Julian Jeffs is the world's leading authority on sherry and has written several books on Spanish wine. After leaving Cambridge Julian Jeffs got a job (by accident) in the sherry trade in Jerez, working in a bodega and seeing every stage in the production of wine.

Called to the Bar in he took two years off to write the first edition of this /5(3). This classic wine book unravels the timeless appeal of one of Spain’s greatest wines, making it an essential resource for anybody with an interest or involvement in the world of sherry.

Pages: Language: English. Sherry and the Wines of Spain Unknown Binding – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device cturer: Michael Joseph. A detailed and thorough introduction to sherry from a contemporary perspective, including discussions of vineyards, production, aging and styles of wine, as well as extensive profiles of sherry bodegas and producers.

This book focuses on the wines of Jerez de la Frontera, Sanlúcar de Barrameda and El Puerto de Santa María, although there is also a section on the related wines of Montilla. View the profiles of people named Sherry Spain. Join Facebook to connect with Sherry Spain and others you may know.

Facebook gives people the power to. Always book ahead at the bodegas, and if you have a special interest then let them know, as they may be able to accommodate you. Start your visits with one of the smaller ones, partly because it’s more straightforward to understand the processes and the geography of Sherry-making, partly because it can be much more : Sarah Jane Evans.

Essential books on sherry. Any book about Spanish wines will give you some general information about sherry, but usually just some rough basics without going into detail.

After all sherry is a peculiar wine, and behind this wine there’s a story that’s slightly difficult to tell. Regular wine connoisseurs tend to see it as an outsider wine. Baiocchi’s book sketches in the history of the various bodegas in the so-called Sherry Triangle (an area of Spain roughly spanning Jerez de la Frontera, Sanlucar de Barrameda and El Puerto de.

Vino de Jerez, or Sherry as we know it best, is a fortified wine from the Jerez region of Spain. For wine from this area to be given the name Sherry is has to be produced within the small triangular area identified as the province of Cadiz which is located between Jerez, El Puerto de Santa Maria and Sanlucar de Barrameda.

Drinking sherry with your tapas. No website or book about tapas would be complete without a page or two about sherry. It is a match made in heaven. The first documented mention of sherry comes from 1 BC, and this documentation mentioned original vines brought by the Pheonicians in BC.

The oldest sherry bodegas of Spain are national treasures, or should be: vast cathedrals dedicated to thousands of casks of sherries aged by their unique solera system of fractional : S. Irene Virbila. SHERRY Maligned, Misunderstood, Magnificent.

Ben Howkins’ book explains how this much-maligned treat is making a magnificent comeback. Published by Academi e du Vin Library, thank you very much for this new and necessary book. # book # sherrybook # sherrymaligned # benhowkins # sherrywine @ Vinos de Jerez Sherry Wines See MoreFollowers: Andalusia has a multitude of charms that will entice you to stay: wonderful beaches, its extraordinary cultural heritage, an unrivalled festive atmosphere, and of course, its delicious cuisine: nothing more typical than some 'tapas' accompanied by some fino sherry.

| in english. SherryNotes is the most authorative sherry wine resource online. It includes sherry reviews, bodega profiles and background articles. Discover the versatile wines from the Jerez region in Andalusia - Spain: Manzanilla, Fino, Palo Cortado, Amontillado, Oloroso, Moscatel and Pedro Ximénez.

Sherry, often called Jerez, is a fortified wine similar to that of Port, but made from white grapes grown deep in the heart of Jerez de la Frontera in Andalusia, Spain. Much drier than Porto, Sherry is produced in various styles just like her sister, but made primarily from a.

Sherry (Spanish: Jerez) is a fortified wine made from white grapes that are grown near the city of Jerez de la Frontera in Andalusia, is produced in a variety of styles made primarily from the Palomino grape, ranging from light versions similar to white table wines, such as Manzanilla and fino, to darker and heavier versions that have been allowed to oxidise as they age in barrel Type: Denominación de origen.

Located inland, 20 km from Sanlúcar, Jerez holds worldwide acclaim for its sherry and brandy production. The word Jerez is derived from Arabic and has now become synonymous with the English word ‘sherry’. The city is equally famous for its fine horses as well as Flamenco music and dance.

The very first mention of Sherry wine comes from the Greek geographer Strabo in the 1st Century BC. In his book Geography (volume III) he writes that the first vines were brought to the Jerez Region by the Phoenicians in ological sites of Phoenician origin have been discovered in excavations at Castillo de Doña Blanca, located just 4km from Jerez, where the remains of wine.

Come and discover it, and you’ll find another way of enjoying the culture of Spain. It is served cold, but is dry on the palate, as well as intense, smooth and light, and has a delicate bouquet with almond notes.

When you taste Andalusia’s fino sherry you are taking part in an experience which will open up a full range of sensations.COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.The book photography and descriptions provided by the author really make me want to go visit Spain, eat some good food, sip some wine, and enjoy the beautiful country.

I've never tried sherry before, but after reading this book I have some suggestions for bottles that I'll go hunt down and I received a free copy of this book from a giveaway /5.