Elucidating en rama


As inspired by and promised in our members' forum, wine writer Natasha Hughes MW sheds much-needed light on this 'new' style of sherry. See also today's compilation of strong and sweet wines

As all translators know, words can be slippery customers. And one term that has been giving sherry lovers a bit of a headache for the past few years is ‘en rama’. 

For proof of this, check out last month’s debate on ‘Sherry and translating “en rama”’ on this site’s forum. En rama literally means ‘branched off’, but that gives English speakers little understanding of the nature...