We are delighted to announce the second of their additional members only tasting events which will take place over ZOOM on Tuesday the 13th April at 7:30pm.

The line-up for the evening will be a range of Sherries featuring the Bodega Lustau range whose origins date back to 1896. Led by Julie Ward, Food & Wine Customer Advisor and alcohol buyer for Ardkeen Quality Food Store, Waterford, it will take a relaxed look at Sherry, an often misunderstood drink which has been made for over 3,000 years, for the most part in the same way as it is today.

We will look at the origin and production methods of this fascinating drink and taste from the drier styles of Fino and Manzanilla, through richer Amontillado and Oloroso, to decadent Pedro Ximenez and more. With many Bodegas active in preparing casks for the Whiskey sector, the two drinks are intertwined.

 

Often taken with food, Sherry is hugely versatile. If you would like to pair some of the styles on the night, here is a few simple suggestions:

 

Fino Peurto: Almonds

Manzanilla Papirusa: Cherizo or a hard sheeps’ cheeses such as Manchego

Amontilado Los Arcos: Iberico ham or for cheese, a good cheddar or aged Comté

Oloroso Don Nuno: Aged Gruyère

Pedro Ximénez San Emilio: Dark Chocolate, Vanilla Ice cream

East India Solera: Shortbread

 

All samples will be approximately 40ml in size.

 

The number of tickets available for this tasting will be 35 and will be sold through Eventbrite to members on a first come first serve basis on Saturday of March 27th 8.00PM

Tickets will be priced at €15 (Please use code wwss when purchasing a ticket, and not your personal code ). Please do not share code with anyone outside WWS, all non members tickets will be refunded immediately . Prices exclude booking fees. 

Strictly 1 ticket per member

To buy your ticket please follow the link: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/sherry-tasting-tickets-148374785979

 

We look forward to seeing you at this event.

WWS

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