Tag Archives: Sherry

Coqueta
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Coqueta

This is my second lunch at Coqueta.  The first was SO good that I couldn’t bring myself to take pictures or write notes.  Sometimes when food is that good, it could very well disappoint later.  But that wasn’t the case at Coqueta.  My friend, Debbie, and I had a fine..
Donostia
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Donostia

Turns out that the extraordinary bartender at The Nomad Hotel, Will Peet, is also a partner at Donostia, perhaps Manhattan’s first sherry bar.  I couldn’t wait to go.  Sherry and Tapas are the best thing about Spain.  I’ve written about it from Sherryfest, my CIA Sherry class, and dinners I’ve..
Have a Sherry Party

Have a Sherry Party

I love sherry, and my passion became an obsession in preparation for a trip to Spain a few years back.  The Jerez region in the south of Spain is the only place you’ll find legit sherry made.  If you don’t know about sherry, ready on.  If you already know sherry,..
Sherryfest – Old and Rare Sherries

Sherryfest – Old and Rare Sherries

Sherryfest – Old and Rare Sherries was Sherryfest‘s last afternoon seminar.  Beltran Domeq, Consejor Regulador of the Jerez Sherry Region, started off this session of Sherryfest discussing VOS and VORS Sherries, a certification created in 2000.  Sr. Domeq is a regular participant and speaker at Sherryfest.  VOS, Very Old Sherries, are 20+..
Sherryfest – Fino and Manzanilla Sherries

Sherryfest – Fino and Manzanilla Sherries

If you didn’t make last week’s Sherryfest  in San Francisco, you will most likely have to go somewhere else for the next event.  Sherryfest is the brainchild of Peter Liem, author of ‘Sherry, Manzanilla & Montilla’, and Rosemary Gray, director of RS Productions NYC.  NYC held the first and largest..