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Pour me Another and Pass the Olives

Advantages: Smooth dry aperitif
Disadvantages: Not everyone's cuppa

SHERRY ANYONE? I'm not usually a sherry drinker; in fact, I'd normally go some distance to avoid it. Memories of various cream sherries, pale or dark, exchanged at Christmas or as thank-you gifts ensured further sinister connotations. The sickly swee ...

nubbler 13.02.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Hidalgo la Gitana Manzanilla Sherry

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Sherry? Surely you're joking?

Advantages: Delicious and refreshing when served cold
Disadvantages: The bottle never lasts long enough

When I mention the word sherry to my friends, I am usually greeted with shouts of “Yeuck! Not that sticky brown stuff that Aunty drinks at Christmas?”. Personally, I think that this is rather unfair on aunts, but it is also a sadly blinkere ...

spaghetticruncher 27.08.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Hidalgo la Gitana Manzanilla Sherry

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Extra dry and extra good pre-apertif

Advantages: Taste, quality, price, aroma, dryness
Disadvantages: Shape of bottle

I enjoy sherry, particularly during the run up and during the festive season. My partner also enjoys sherry though she prefers a sweeter blend than I do. I prefer my sherry to have a slight dry quality to it and for this very reason I choose Harvey’s Fi ...

xbrightx 15.12.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Harveys Fino Extra Dry Sherry

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