Tag Archive: Grupo Estevez

Sherry Shorts: Valdespino Macharnudo Añada 2000

This picture from Peter McCombie MW really stood out amongst the (welcome) flurry of Vinoble tweets filling my timeline today. Valdespino Macharnudo Amontillado 2000 Reverse spit! with @SJEvansMW @vinesack #sherrylover pic.twitter.com/WJqboK22Px — Peter McCombie (@petermccombie)… Continue reading

La Guita En Rama – A Manzanilla Worth Waiting For

Luis Gutiérrez notes in his recent article about Sherry in The Wine Advocate that La Guita (Hijos de Rainera Pérez Marín) came under considerable market pressure to release a manzanilla en rama. The bodega has flourished… Continue reading

Equipo Navazos in Etto

Last November, I attended the best wine dinner of my life. Bar none. Jesús Barquín was in Dublin to conduct a series of tastings of his Equipo Navazos sherries, and Ally Alpine from… Continue reading

Valdespino and The Macharnudo Maze

A curious, and quite frankly preposterous, question keeps popping up in my mind of late – if I was confined to drinking wines from only one winery for the rest of my life,… Continue reading

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

Manzanilla “La Guita”

Although I’m mid write-up of another fantastic group of Italian reds, I’ve still found time of late to continue my sherry exploration. There are two aspects to the argument that dry sherry is… Continue reading