snippets of sherry adventures & education
Place or Process?
If you’ve ever been inside a sherry bodega, or wine cellar, the aromas leave a lasting impression unlike any other. It’s a combination of toffee, brown butter and brandy, mixed with rising bread dough and raisins. When I walked into Liner & Elsen Wine Merchants for a rare sherry tasting, I was instantly transported back […]More
Fortified Wines ~ What’s Your Style
Fortified wines have the bad reputation for being only cheap, syrupy dessert wines enjoyed by grandmothers at Christmas.More
Flamenco + Lustau
Despite the cloudy skies, the patio was packed once again at Bar Vivant for Flamenco Friday! Tablao de Rosas filled the space with amazing energy, singing and dancing. On the sherry bar was Margaux Wagenmann, from Lemma Wine Company, pouring a delicious variety of wines from Lustau. She greeted everyone with a glass of Fino […]More