Search Results for: Sherry

Sherry Pouring
30
Apr
2022

Discovering Sherry in London

During the month of May 2022, an authentic taste of Andalucia, Spain is here with ‘The Sherry tour of London’, where the delights of sherry in all its styles, will…

Gruner, Pando sherry & Lebanon
13
Apr
2020

Pando Fino Sherry & Felsner Gruner Veltliner……..

and a pretty awesome red blend Still currently in lock-down due to the Corona Virus pandemic so we are spending a lot of time in the garden eating and drinking…

M&S Oloroso Sherry
20
Oct
2019

The Joy of Sherry

You either love it or hate fortified wine , in my experience no other option is viable, you either get it or you don’t, basically it’s a bit of a…

18
May
2019

Sherry – Sunshine in a glass

What springs to mind when Sherry is mentioned, my guess is memories of that bottle that sits in the sideboard for years only brought out a Christmas when your grandmother…

Jerez
03
Oct
2017

A week in Jerez and more Sherry !

Following on from my previous post I visited the home of Sherry, Jerez de La Frontera a beautiful city in Spain’s Andalusia region for a short holiday. It was like…

13
Sep
2017

Great Sherry Tasting 2017 – Oxo tower London

If you think sherry is a sweet sticky drink kept in your sideboard year after year and only brought out at Christmas for your grandmother to enjoy, served in a…

Sorceres Cotes du Roussillon
08
Jun
2021

Les Sorcères Côtes Du Roussillon

Celebrating my 63rd birthday a few days ago (getting closer to my bus pass now !) we opened up some lovely bottles which we shared with family sitting in the…

Gonzalez Byass
20
Feb
2020

Gonzalez Byass Portfolio Tasting 2020

Gonzalez Byass is one of the UK´s premier wine distributors with an impressive and ever expanding portfolio consisting of quality wine brands. Famously known for Sherry, in particular Tio Pepe,…

A small selection of wines I've enjoyed in 2019
29
Dec
2019

A small selection of wines I’ve enjoyed for £20 or less in 2019

Well here we are nearly at the end of another year, a year in which I’ve been lucky enough to sample some very good wines and unfortunately some not so…

Monte Da Casteleja
16
Apr
2019

Organic White from the Algarve

Back in the summer of 2018, we visited an Organic vineyard ‘Monte Da Casteleja’ situated in the Algarve region of Portugal. We were so impressed with the quality of the…

Gordons wine bar
06
Feb
2019

Gordon’s Wine Bar, step back in time

Visiting London? fancy a glass of wine? then why not head down Villiers Street at the Embankment, seek out Gordon’s Wine Bar, enter by the side entrance carefully walk down…

Monte Da Casteleja Courtyard
21
Jul
2018

Monte Da Casteleja Organic Vineyard

It seems like every time I book a holiday now the first thing I look for is a nearby vineyard to visit. I encourage anybody with an interest in wine…

16
Jun
2018

El Muelle de Olaso – Palomino Fino 2016

If you ever visit Jerez in Spain then one Winery you must visit apart from all the excellent Sherry outlets is the Luis Perez Bodega situated just on the outskirts…

Spanish wines for Easter
03
Apr
2018

Easter Sunday, roast lamb and Spanish wine

Most people look forward to the first bank holiday of the year and a nice long weekend, maybe a break away or just chill out at home with the family….

30
May
2017

A Taste of Spain in London

On the 28th May I attended the ‘Feria de Londres’ in the wonderful setting of Potters Fields Park on the banks of the river Thames overlooked by Tower bridge. Over…