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friday market in jerez

Friday was market day in Jerez. I love visiting markets everywhere I go and Jerez is my second favourite market in Andalucía (after Cádiz). We stopped first for some hot crispy churros and industrial strength coffee in the square in front of the market and then strolled around the place for a good hour or so. 140 more words

Food & Drink

sherry tasting marathon

Thursday was sherry tasting madness with three bodega tours booked starting at 9.30 am and finishing around 3.30 pm. But unlike the regular tourist tour I did… 247 more words

Food & Drink


Wednesday in Jerez started off with a bang… just enough time to get from the train station to the hotel to drop off bags before heading over to Bodegas Gonzalez Byass for one of their winery tours. 296 more words

Food & Drink

jerez getaway

So what went from thinking of spending a few days in Granada yesterday somehow morphed into this very impromptu Jerez getaway today. Two nights, three days, all thrown together in less than a few hours. 159 more words


Emilio Lustau - friend of the little guy

Emilio Lustau is arguably the most distinguished producer of fine sherry in all of Spain. Which is why his backing of some of the smaller artisanal producers in and around Jerez interests me so much. 114 more words

Wine Writing

An update on the sherries of Bodegas Tradición

A quick note on the sherries from Bodegas Tradición which I had the great fortune to try again recently. These really are a range of best-in-class sherries across the board… 152 more words