Best culinary food festivals in Cadiz province
Visit 5 Sherry wine Bodega Tours in the Spanish Sherry Triangle
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 […]
What to do in Jerez de la Frontera
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 […]
Tabancos in Jerez de la Frontera
What to visit in Jerez de la Frontera Are you searching what to do or to visit in Jerez de la Frontera? Jerez is a wonderful place where you can enjoy several days exploring its monuments as well as its unique culture. Jerez is the capital of the D.O. Jerez-Sherry-Xeres. It is also one of […]
Where to eat in Vejer de la Frontera
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 […]
What are the differences between the two most famous fortified wines, Sherry wine and Port wine?
Best Restaurants where to eat in Vejer de la Frontera As locals in Vejer and doing our Sherry & Tapas tour, we have tried lots of restaurants in the area. Thus, we like to think we know where to eat in Vejer de la Frontera that will never disappoint you. We have made a list […]
Pairing Sherry wine with Food!
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 […]
Types sherry wine, from very dry to very sweet!!
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 […]
Introducing one of the most versatile wines in the world, Sherry wine!
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. […]
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 […]