Tag Archives: Sherry

Summer wines make me feel fine

Here’s a longer version of my latest Lady column and a little Isley Brothers just in case you’re not feeling summery enough with all this heat: Writing about winter wines is easy in Britain because you know it’s going to … Continue reading

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You know you’ve made it when you’re cited on Wikipedia

The most popular article I ever wrote was something examining what sort of sherry Niles and Frasier drank on the sitcom Frasier. As you can see it attracted a fair amount of comment. Well now that article has been cited as … Continue reading

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Wine and Le Style Anglais

When authors or publishers get to a certain age, roughly 37, they are issued with a shapeless blue linen jacket. They then fill the pockets with books, papers, tobacco and various literary ephemera to make it more shapeless still. Men … Continue reading

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Crowd sauce!

Well it might finally be happening. I might be writing a book, well actually I am writing a book, it just now might be published. I originally called this blog World of Booze so that it would complement by nascent book, … Continue reading

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Barriques Oubliees

Now that Sherry has become cool what is the modern anachronist supposed to drink? My tip is to search out the fortified wines of Southern France. There’s no Vin Doux Naturel equivalent of the powerful Sherry lobby so I think … Continue reading

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Home Soleras

I’m afraid it’s more drunken experimentation this week rather than incisive commentary on natural wines or Bordeaux 2012. Ever since I learned that sherry is created by blending vintages together in a Solera so that the finished drink contains minute … Continue reading

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Some choice sherries

To follow-up on my last post (insert haunting bugle solo), here are some of my favourite sherries from the Great Sherry Tasting: La Bota no 32 Manzanilla, Equipo Navajas – This has a very yeasty nose, distinct whiff of marmite here … Continue reading

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