Learn About Emilio Lustau
What is now Emilio Lustau SA was founded in 1896 by Don Jose Ruiz-Berdejo. It was a modest beginning: Don Jose cultivated the vines of his estate of Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza on the outskirts of Jerez de la Frontera, stored the wines in his vineyard house and later sold them to one of the big exporting bodegas. He was, in fact, an Almacenista. In the 1940s, his son-in-law Don...
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Learn About Other Spain
The third largest country in production, Spain ranks first in land under vine. Diversity and innovation are the key factors bringing Spain back into the world wine market.
The most popular red varieties of Spain include Tempranillo and Garnacha (Grenache). Whites don't garner quite as much recognition, but there are some regional varieties not to be missed, like Albarino...
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Learn About Sherry
Sherry is a fortified wine made by adding grape spirits after ferementation. The name sherry comes from the English
attempt to say Jerez, the southwest coastal region of Spain where Sherry is made. Sherry comes in two basic styles,
fino and olorosso. The fino style is pale colored, crisp and dry, while olorosso is much darker and nuttier, and can
range from dry to...
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