This year we are celebrating Christmas and NYE in a very different way to what we are used to. In many places house guests aren’t recommended or they are limited to very few. Restaurants and bars may remain closed or with restricted timetables and seating, so we have no choice but to create our own […]
Sherry Styles Explained
There are three main groups of sherry: dry, naturally sweet and sweet. Within these categories you will find more specific sherry styles, which I will explain in more detail below. Dry Sherry Dry sherry wines have gone through a full fermentation, meaning there will be a minimal amount of sugar left from the grape juice. […]
10 Reasons to Drink Brandy de Jerez
Heard about Brandy de Jerez but not sure what the fuss is about? No problem. I have summarised all the reasons you should be drinking it and how best to enjoy Brandy de Jerez. Now you simply have no excuse not to give it a try!
An Introduction to Brandy de Jerez
What is Brandy de Jerez? Brandy de Jerez is a brandy made exclusively in the Sherry Triangle in Spain and it is protected by denomination of origin. Brandy is a spirit distilled from wine, although it can also be made using other fermented fruit juices, such as apples, cherries or peach. The spirit is then […]
What will we be drinking in 2018?
There is increasing interest in spirits – how they are made, where are they produced and how best to enjoy them. Location and sustainability are the growing concerns. Therefore 2018 will be a great year for spirits, especially for the crafty ones, but I am confident there will be room for some old classics as […]
What Can Vegans Drink?
If you have started the year by going vegan, or are already vegan, it is probably a good time to have a better look into what vegans can, or cannot, drink. In theory, vegans should be able to drink spirits, but as this new craft distilling has brought us new and exciting liquors, such as […]
Go Classy with a Sherry Picnic
Are there many better ways to spend a lazy summer’s day than a sherry picnic with friends? If you haven’t tried it, I truly recommend it. I recently organised a little picnic for two of my favourite Norwegians so we could complain about the Swedish (only joking), whilst teaching them about the wonders of sherry. […]
Drink Slimmer This Summer
Are you ready for the summer yet? All the outdoor drinking, picnics, BBQs and garden parties! Yet at the same time, we are trying to work on our beach bodies. Not to worry, there’s ways to avoid extra calories when drinking without compromising the taste. Firstly, let’s recap the calorie count in most spirits and […]
7 Reasons to Drink Sherry
1 It’s low calorie! Most Sherries are low in calories – 50ml of dry Sherry only has 58 kcal! Bring on the beach body! 2 Sherry goes well with food. Step up your game by serving tapas and Sherry at your next dinner party or summer picnic – think refreshing Fino served with Spanish olives, […]