• Pedro’s Palo Cortado Sherry Almacenista Selection

      I like sherry. There, I’ve said it. Call me middle aged if you like, but I don’t care, sherry, like a nice bow tie, is cool. Palo Cortado takes sherry to a whole new level of lovely. Theoretically it’s only made by accident, when the layer of flor on a fino sherry dies off unexpectedly, exposing the wine to the air, which oxidises it and sends it nutty.

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  • A Love Letter to Sherry…Wine

    … festival. They are definitively in search of authenticity and tradition, but see with good eyes evolution with sense, and come year after year. Amazingly the party ended at Momoko’s* house toasting with a glass of oloroso and a delicious Japanese homemade banana cake. Jerez: the Mecca for wine lovers I have to admit oenophiles we tend to be epicures…

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  • Touring and Tasting

    … It appears that Boo and I may need to come up with a whole new wardrobe this fall. The Canucks traded Ryan Kesler and Jason Garrison and, wouldn't you know, those are the two current player jerseys that we sport. The Garrison trade was a bit of a surprise and, since he didn't leave Vancouver while in everyone's bad books, Boo can probably get…

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