Entries by Laura & Erik Burgess

Bodegas Lagar el Monte – May 12th 2015

In May this year, we returned to Andalucia and met up again with Rafa and Alberto. After our highly educational visit in September last year we were delighted that to be able to spend more time with them again. This time they took us to Bodegas Lagar el Monte in the Moriles region after a spectacular lunch at the […]

Bodegas Lagar Blanco – September 16th 2014

Rafa Cabello from Sherry Casks joined Alberto, Laura and I for our next bodega tour at Bodegas Lagar Blanco. Located in the Sierra de Montilla viticultural area in the hills to the east of Montilla in a converted farmhouse, it is one of the highest bodegas and vineyards in the Montilla-Moriles region. Winemaking on this site dates back to 1959 […]

It’s all down to Alberto & Rafa……

An innocent tweet tasting organised by Belgium Sherry Blogger Ruben Luyten of www.sherrynotes.com during International Sherry Week in June 2014 does not seem so innocent now. Being whisky drinkers we were always aware of the wine and sherry industry in Spain and we thought that a little education in how the casks came to be and […]