Tag Archive: Emilio Hidalgo

Sherry Shorts: Emilio Hidalgo’s Marvellous Quartet

Sherry Shorts is my series of brief posts that tends to throw up more questions than answers and today will be no different. There’s no such thing as an Emilio Hidalgo free month in my… Continue reading

Fortified Wines and The Blythes Of Fitzwilliam Square

A ledger reproduced in the book “Findlaters – The Story of a Dublin Merchant Family 1774 – 2001” by Alex Findlater offers a glimpse into the drinking habits of a well-off family in… Continue reading

The Vine Inspiration Wine and Music Awards 2015

Wines of the Year, Food Oscars, Golden Pints, everyone is at it. For many hacks and bloggers it seems to be merely a thinly veiled exercise to publicly thank the PR folk who gazed upon them… Continue reading

February is Fino Time on The Taste

January has been relatively quiet on The Vine Inspiration but fear not, the sherry is still flowing! I wrote about fino for the February edition of The Taste – Ireland’s Online Food Magazine.… Continue reading

State of the Nation: Sherry in Ireland

Yeah I know this is a frequent topic for me, and you might be sick of hearing about the rising global popularity of sherry. However, seeing the penetration sherry is getting in the market… Continue reading

The Great Sherry Tasting 2013 – Aged Fino and Amontillado

It’s day two of sherry week on The Vine Inspiration and we’re on to the good stuff. October 2013 saw the second incarnation of the, now hopefully annual, Great Sherry Tasting. The event… Continue reading