Sherry Week is the annual event that celebrates the world of Sherry wine. Every year various activities and events are organised globally to promote and educate people about these wines.
6th - 12th of November
To join the celebration, we will be doing tastings in our Balham deli
- Wednesday 8th of November: Sherry & Cheese event - SOLD OUT
- Thursday 9th of November, 1:30 - 4pm: Tasting with Fells
- Friday 10th of November, 12:30 - 3pm: Tasting with Les Caves
- Saturday 11th of November, 1 - 4pm: Tasting Sherry with Lucas
For those who can not come to our shops, we have a little treat as well! 10% discount on our Sherry Collection.
Lucas, our Wine and Cheese specialist, has put together a few pairings for you.
Fino and Manzanillas:
Refreshingly dry, crisp and pale in colour. Notes of green apple, sage and almonds. All accompanied by a saline and mineral character.
We recommend pairing this type of sherries with olives.
Golden to mahogany in colour. Notes of hazelnut, spice and wood. On the palate is complex, persistent and lighter in structure.
This kind of sherry pairs perfectly with a washed rind cheese, like Ruperto.
Oloroso and Palo Cortado:
Intense amber colour. Rich, elegant, with great structure, smoothness and unctuosity.
We recommend pairing this type of sherries with a smoked meat, like the new Rooftop Smokehouse Pastrami.
Cream and Pedro Ximenez:
Golden to intense mahogany and even jet-black colours. Aromas vary from honey, floral, herbaceous and citrus to dried fruit, raising and figs. Although Cream is lighter, PX can be extraordinarily rich and sweet.