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From John Lewis Food Hall. A random purchase, this – riding my recent Sherry wave a little longer. And an interesting one because it …

Continuing a theme of old, rarer, quality Sherries – particularly Palo Cortado – I picked this up from Lustau’s Almacenista series. Drunk side-by-side with …

Got lazy when the label was being difficult – who knew that leaving it to rot for a couple of weeks would solve the …

In 2002, I first met Santiago Ysart Alvarez de Toledo – Santi Ysart – when we joined the full-time MBA programme at London Business …

My favourite of the trio – a complex Palo Cortado that more than held its own alongside a Lustau Almacenista dry Palo Cortado (less …

Again, a richer, deeper style of Fino than most commercial brands. Mid-gold. Briny hints on the nose, but dominated by mature beeswax, dried apple, …

Having read many good things about the Sherry selections of Equipo Navazos, I figured I’d test out a spread – Manzanilla, Fino and Palo …

The Berry Bros & Rudd Autumn / Winter press tasting, in stark contrast to the Co-op supermarket’s Autumn press tasting exactly a week before, showed …

Having been really impressed by this in Tenuta Cuatro tapas bar, I was really happy to be given a bottle by SJ as a …

Saw this on bin-end in Waitrose and thought ‘why not’? It took a while to open, but having done so, a great reward. Stylistically, …