Best culinary food festivals in Cadiz province
Tapa Retinto Zahara de los atunes Explore la Tierra

Which food festivals you should not miss in Cadiz province? There are lots of culinary festivals in Cadiz province. In this blog we will help you choose the best food festivals in Cadiz province for each food category. Cadiz is famous for its Sherry, its international prized cheese and Bluefin tuna. However, we also celebrate […]

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Visit 5 Sherry wine Bodega Tours in the Spanish Sherry Triangle
Sherry bodega private tour Cadiz feature

Which are the best Sherry wine bodega tours to visit? It is hard to choose the best Sherry wine bodega tour from all the bodegas (cellars), as there are so many. However as locals living in Cadiz province and as a wine certified (WSET Level 2) we will give our own opinion from among the […]

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Tabancos in Jerez de la Frontera
Tabanco San Pablo Amontillado Sherry chicharron Jerez de la Frontera Cadiz

Tabancos tour in Jerez de la Frontera Tabancos are the traditional bars in Jerez de la Frontera, believed to have started in the 17th century. Before Sherry wine was bottled, it was sold by casks and cellars used to sell it to these tabancos in Jerez de la Frontera. Tabancos were “Sherry offices” where they […]

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What are the differences between the two most famous fortified wines, Sherry wine and Port wine?
Wine tasting comparing Sherry and Port diferencias jerez y oporto

Sherry or Port wine? To understand the differences between Spanish Sherry wine and Portuguese Port wine firstly, we’re going to discuss a little bit about the origin of Port and then we can start comparing the process, ageing, grapes and other factors that make Sherry and Port different. Read more about how sherry is produced […]

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Pairing Sherry wine with Food!
Feature image Bluefin tuna for tapas tour in Cadiz city

How to pair wine with each food category? Pairing sherry wine with food is easier than people believe. The first thing you have to learn is a saying used in Spain, “If it swims use Fino/Manzanilla, if it flies Amontillado, and if it runs Oloroso.” By knowing this we can make a big assumption to […]

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Types sherry wine, from very dry to very sweet!!
what is sherry wine and how many types of sherry wine are from dry fino to sweet PX

How are the different types of sherry wine made I will start by explaining the production of the most common Spanish sherry wine, dry sherry produced with the Palomino grape base wine. To make it simple, the differences between the types of sherry wine is in the ageing, “biological” or “oxidative”, and the grape juice.  […]

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Introducing one of the most versatile wines in the world, Sherry wine!
An Introduction to Sherry, A Versatile Wine in the Solera System

What is Sherry wine and how is Spanish sherry made? Sherry wine is a Spanish traditional fortified wine aged in a solera system (explained below). It is famous worldwide, thanks to the Dukes of Medina Sidonia, who attracted English merchants and encouraged foreign trade since the 15th Century. Spanish sherry is one of the most […]

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