Tag Archive: Equipo Navazos

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 Forgotten Few – Wines of 2014

It’s the most wonderful navel-gazing time of the year. A time where wine bloggers and journalists the world over list their favourite wines of the past 12 months. Yawn. So instead this year, I… Continue reading

Equipo Navazos Nights – La Bota de Manzanilla Pasada Nos. 39 and 40

You probably know the story of Equipo Navazos already. In the mid-noughties, a group of sherry loving friends came across several butts of Amontillado that had been unsold for 20 years in the bodega… Continue reading

Most Enjoyable Wines of 2013 – Equipo Navazos Sherry

2013 was my year of Equipo Navazos sherry. (You can read more about their story at this link.) I started as I meant to continue with a bottle of La Bota de Manzanilla… Continue reading

Wines From Spain Tasting – A Sherry Adventure

I’m like a stuck record in bemoaning that despite its rising popularity across the globe, in mainstream terms at least, sherry remains stuck in the doldrums in Ireland. Things weren’t looking good when… Continue reading

Magnificent Manzanilla

With World Sherry Day (well World Sherry week really) finally upon us, sherry lovers in Ireland are gearing up for a variety of events that are taking place countrywide. Those near Dublin can… Continue reading

Equipo Navazos and La Bota de Manzanilla No. 32 “Navazos”

One of the things that first attracted me to sherry, apart from its delicious taste, was its method of production. Something about the solera system and the fact that in every bottle of… 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