Category Archive: Fortified Wines

Peter Siemens – The Best Dentist In The World

Although perhaps not the wisest alternative to a dental checkup, a glass of Pedro Ximénez (PX) swirled around your mouth is sure to highlight every little cavity and sensitive root in a way… Continue reading

Tasted With Liberty Wines – Valdespino Fino Inocente

There is little doubt that with sherries produced by Hijos de Rainera Pérez Marín and Valdespino to name but two houses, and even ignoring group director Eduardo Ojeda’s involvement in Equipo Navazos, the… Continue reading

Sherry Bottling Dates and Tio Pepe Fino En Rama

With my increased fizz drinking of late, something had to give and since I was determined that it wasn’t going to be my liver, my sherry consumption has taken a bit of a… Continue reading

Searsons 2012 Portfolio Tasting

I recently attended the Searsons portfolio tasting in the Four Seasons Hotel, Dublin. There were lots of really great wines on show but as I explained in a previous tasting post, I’m not… Continue reading

Graham’s Port and Lily O’Brien’s Chocolate Tasting

Last week I attended a port and chocolate tasting organised by Findlaters Wine and Spirit Group. The ports were presented by Henry Shotton, winemaker of the prestigious premium Graham’s Port, and were paired… Continue reading