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  • Article Wines of the week

    Emilio Hidalgo, Il Tresillo Amontillado Fino NV Jerez

    From €21.20, £33.30, $62.34 Find this wine I thought this wine was good. That was when I tasted it a couple of weeks ago in a busy restaurant with…

    28 Aug 2015 Julia Harding MW
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    Sherry, steak and why I love somms

    Nacho (short for Ignacio) Campus seen here is a Mexican sommelier and ex IT professional in charge of the wine list – or at least that part of it…

    10 Aug 2015 Julia Harding MW
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    En rama sherries - 2015 releases

    What could be more summery than the freshest of Manzanillas or Finos? Apologies to readers in the southern hemisphere, but we are sweltering here in…

    3 Jul 2015 Jancis Robinson
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    Sweet and strong assortment

    See Sorting through the assortments for a guide to the collections of tasting notes already published and those yet to come.More than 70 sweet and…

    27 Nov 2014 Team JR
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    Where are the world's oldest wines?

    This article has been syndicated.Where in the world are the oldest wines? Not vines (although that is another interesting question - see our unique  …

    24 Nov 2014 Jancis Robinson
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    Glorious Palo Cortado

    This fabulous style of sherry is not as widely known as, say, fino or oloroso, and generally produced in smallish volumes, but it is nearly always…

    22 May 2014 Julia Harding MW
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    Top holiday wines 4 - strong and sweet

    This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times.See also my earlier companion articles on top fizz, whites and reds. This…

    21 Dec 2013 Jancis Robinson
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    Strong and sweet wines - autumn collection

    See this guide to all our autumn collections. Below are some of the best-value wines we have come across in our extensive tastings in London over…

    17 Dec 2013 Team JR
  • Article Wines of the week

    Palo Cortado sherries

    From €3.04, $8.49, £9.75, 165 Rand, Ca$17.95, and so on Find Sánchez Romate Palo Cortado Find any Palo Cortado If I put 'palo…

    11 Oct 2013 Jancis Robinson
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    Legendary fortifieds

    Read more in Truly fortifying.   As Alex wrote in Putting wine in context, we were both lucky enough to attend the most spectacular tasting held to…

    10 Oct 2013 Jancis Robinson
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    Farewell Mauricio Sr of González Byass

    The sherry business has lost one of its most notable gentlemen in Mauricio González-Gordon Díez who died on Friday. He would have turned 90 next…

    30 Sep 2013 Jancis Robinson
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    Equipo Navazos new releases

    Most of the wines described below, tasted in London earlier this year, are recent releases, though there are a few older wines mixed in. The numbering…

    21 Aug 2013 Julia Harding MW
  • Article Don't quote me

    A solution for sherry?

    Andrew Licudi (pictured at home near Jerez) is a recent WSET graduate. He sold his specialist Spanish wine business in Gibraltar in order to…

    29 May 2013 Guest contributor
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    The drama of En Rama

    Every year, I use London's extremely useful Big Fortified Tasting to teach myself a lesson. In 2011 and 2012, the lessons were concerned with passing…

    20 May 2013 Richard Hemming MW
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    Wallowing in the finest strong and sweet

    Over a year ago, Andrew Jefford, sherry specialist Jesús Barquín, Portuguese specialist writer and now wine producer Richard Mayson and I spent a…

    12 Dec 2012 Jancis Robinson