At yesterday’s annual Great Sherry Tasting, the category seems to be making head way, particularly in the UK on-trade as sommeliers and Michelin starred chefs sampled nearly 200 Sherries being poured.
The Great Sherry Tasting 2016, which is to be held on September 12, 2016, is expecting to host 40 producers and over 200 wines this year.
Last night at the annual International Wine Challenge awards dinner in London, five wines were crowned Champions and one wine took home the Champion of Champions award, recognised as some of the top gongs in the industry.
Sherry-makers González Byass are hoping to snare new customers in the on-trade with the launch of a new sherry vermouth based on a recipe from the 19th century.
Symington Family Estates famed port brand Graham’s, will now offer single bottles of vintage port for sale during the year that it is harvested following the success of the Vintage Port Bond case offering last year.
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