A blog and review on all things Sherry. It is about tasting, enjoyment and learning more about the World’s Finest Wine. "Sherry is a thoroughbred" as Javier Hidalgo rightly puts it. Included are the amazing local Brandies and the remarkably good table wines also produced in the province of Cádiz.
31.3.15 Tradición Wins Gran Bacchus de Oro; Anniversary Manzanilla Tasting in Sevilla
Española de Catadores (Spanish Tasters’ Union) has announced the Premios
Bacchus for 2015, and needless to say, a Sherry has won a Gran Bacchus de Oro,
the top award for wines scoring over 93 points. 80 tasters including Masters of
Wine, winemakers and Master Sommeliers tasted blind 1652 wines from 18
countries at the Casino de Madrid in March in this XIII edition of the competition,
so it is quite thorough!
Luxurious tasting room: the Madrid Casino (foto UEC)
continuation of the 50th anniversary celebrations of Manzanilla de
Sanlúcar joining the Sherry DO, there will be a bigger than ever tasting at the
Hotel Alfonso XIII in Sevilla. It will take place on the 13th April
in the run up to the Feria de Abril, at which massive amounts of Manzanilla are
consumed. Experts, winemakers and professionals will be able to share the new