Month: August 2017

A Special Visit to Perez Barquero S.A. – March 22nd 2017

Back in September 2016, Erik had the opportunity to attend a Equipo Navazos wine dinner in Edinburgh at Timberyard restaurant with Jesús Barquín. Jesús is a professor of criminal law and director of the Institute of Criminology at the University of Granada. Along with Peter Liem, he is also co-author of the book Sherry, Manzanilla & Montilla – The Traditional Wines… Read more →

Bodegas Toro Albalá – Marqués de Poley Amontillado Viejísimo Solera 1922

We have visited Bodegas Toro Albalá on 3 occasions now and during our lastest visit in March this year a we bought a bottle of the Marqués de Poley Amontillado to take home to review . This was the memorable  visit when we were honoured to spend time with Antonio Sánchez Romero, renowned oenologist and proprietor of the bodega, and his… Read more →

Bodegas Robles – Piedra Luenga Oloroso

This Oloroso is part of the Piedra Luenga organic range of wines produced by Bodegas Robles in Montilla. The range includes a Verdejo, Tempranillo, Fino, Amontillado, Cream, Pale Cream and  Pedro Ximénez. We reviewed the organic Piedra Luenga Fino versus the Traditional Fino Patachula here.  From the Bodegas Robles website: “In order for a vineyard to be classified as organic,… Read more →