What to eat with a Palo Cortado Sherry?

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My boyfriend recently travelled back from Spain and brought me a surprisingly large number of delicious gifts. A beautiful bottle of Ribera del Duero, my favourite water Vichi Catalan, half a kilo of Jamon Iberico de Bellota and last but not least a beautiful bottle of Palo Cortado Sherry from Rey Fernando de Castilla. I …

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6 x Valentine’s Day wines – Spice up your Valentine

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It is said that during lockdown, we’re a lot less sexy and romantic. No baby boom, no sales records at Durex or queues at the flower stall. Instead fluffy slippers, flannel pajamas and a ‘work-from-home’ mood. That’s why we’d like to help you make your Valentine’s Day a bit spicier, with a tempting list of …

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In bed with Claudio Quarta- the white wines from Campania

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It’s been a while since I took my favorite wines to bed with me. Reason for this includes moving my bed from one house to another, read a move, but we’re back and that’s what matters! In this edition of my favorite wine series, I dive into bed with a series of wines from my …

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Bordeaux – the ultimate Christmas wine

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I love Bordeaux. Those who have been following me for some time know that I love bold red wines with elegance and finesse. I wrote before about my wine trip to Bordeaux and the fine wines I brought back in my suitcase. Read the article here! For this article I tasted beautiful wines from Bordeauxspeciaalzaak.nl . The …

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Rueda – everything about Rueda and a test of the best Verdejos

Rueda Verdejo

Wine from the Rueda region is very trendy nowadays. In the Netherlands and in the rest of the world. This is partly due to the great value for money and the fresh style of the wines made with the Verdejo grape. Verdejo is a native Spanish grape that is more than once compared to the …

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Drink local – the best wines from the Netherlands and surroundings

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I am a big fan of supporting local initiatives. Especially now, during the eternal Corona misery but also in the times before (whenever that was). This weekend I’ll participate in the online tasting of Chateau Amsterdam, the following week I’ll be sleeping in the Court hotel in Utrecht for a staycation. Read some great tips …

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