Tag Archive: Sherry

The Vine Inspiration Gets A Makeover

Having returned from a two week trip to Italy where lots of good wine was consumed, The Vine Inspiration is getting a bit of a makeover. The reason for the makeover is really… 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

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

Getting Serious About Sherry

In the last six months I’ve become enthralled by the world of Sherry. I don’t just enjoy the delicious product in the bottle but I’m also fascinated by its history and its production… 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