Tag Archive: Wines On The Green

Equipo Navazos Nights: La Bota de Fino No. 54

Something was confirmed for me both at the Great Sherry Tasting in London in September and my recent exploits in La Carboná, Jerez – Equipo Navazos are consistently releasing some of the most exciting… Continue reading

Equipo Navazos Nights: How Low Dare You Go?

For Equipo Navazos fans it’s a numbers game. And in the era of ‘Unicorn Wine’, where there’s a temptation to seek out all things rare, it seems to be a case of ‘the lower… Continue reading

Equipo Navazos Nights: La Bota de Amontillado No.49

In 2007 Gaspar Florido was purchased by Pedro Romero and some of the oldest sherries, which used to be marketed as ‘Jerez viejisimo‘ and absent of any other classification, were moved to the Pedro… Continue reading

Bodegas Tradición at Stanley’s

I’ve been at the sherry again! What’s new, I hear you cry!?!? Well this time was slightly different. While it’s true that I can often be found propping up the bar in Stanley’s… Continue reading

Exquisite and Elegant Old Sherry From Bodegas Tradición

Would you like to taste some 80 year old amontillado was the gist of David Harvey’s email the night before The Great Sherry Tasting in London last year. Would I what, I thought?!?!? David… 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

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

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

Restaurants in Dublin Offering BYO (Bring Your Own)

There is no getting around it – my cooking skills leave a lot to be desired. I love cooking and am always willing to put in the effort, but I tend to be… 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