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Jerez Wine Tour Report

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Click here to read what my clients said about this tour In October 2018 I led two tours to this wonderful region.   Steeped in history, Jerez lives and breathes sherry and has seen at first hand the ever changing fortunes of this famous drink.  We heard from the people who are driving the change that…(Read More)

Our final full day was guaranteed to be one totally comprehensive look at the world of sherry: two visits, a pairing tapas lunch and dinner. Overnight, the heavens had opened so there was distinctly autumnal feel about the morning. Fortunately, there was a window of rainless opportunity just as we walked to Bodega Tradición…(Read More)

With people arriving from a variety of destinations, we convened in the hotel bar on Thursday evening for a celebratory glass of Tio Pepe Fino and part one of the sherry story. A short walk took us to La Cruz Blanca restaurant. A riotous evening ensued with the restaurant delivering a superb selection of starters…(Read More)

Our final full day in Jerez was destined to be absolutely full on. Two visits, lunch and dinner kept us occupied! We walked from the hotel to Bodegas Tradición. This was a new concept as the Rivero family purchased a number of old, high quality barrels from various producers in order to produce a…(Read More)

I’m delighted to report on our first ever Sherry tour! I am somewhat embarrassed to admit that after nearly 30 years in the wine trade it took me until January 2018 to actually visit the beautiful town of Jerez. Steeped in history, Jerez lives and breathes sherry and has seen at first hand the…(Read More)

Blown away by Sherry

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I’m ashamed to admit that despite 27 years in the wine industry I had never visited the Jerez wine region. This has now been corrected and I can’t express enough the pleasure I have derived from seeing at first hand at seeing this historic place. I’m acutely aware of the image that…(Read More)