Tag: sherry

The Facts on Sherry and Port: Fortify your knowledge on these versatile wines, writes Cara Devine

Ask any bartender about their sherry selection and their eyes will light up with a feverish passion. And port, once the preserve of red-nosed captains of industry straight out of a Dickens novel, has finally taken its rightful place on cocktail lists alongside the vermouths and quinquinas who have reigned as undisputed champions of the fortifieds for far too long.

Dunhill

Dunhill 30 ml Widges Gin 30 ml oloroso sherry 30 ml Mancino Vermouth Secco 10…

Chula’s Fino-Toro recipe

The Fino-Toro is a drink which is lighter in alcohol without sacrificing flavour from Sydney agave bar and restaurant, Chula.

Masterclass: Fortifieds

Fortified wines seemed to have had their day not long ago. Seen as the preserve of the stuffy and old, most bars might have a bottle of port or cream sherry kicking around on their back bar, gathering cobwebs and dust. But there has been a resurgence of interest in sherry and other fortifieds, and why not?

Udaberri

It used to be a sterile office space all one shade of white – white walls, white ceilings, fluorescent office light. The very definition of bland, monochrome and uniform. But this space, now home to Udaberri, is much more than that: deep warm-toned timber floors, below exposed ceilings and brick wall, while chesterfield lounges and communal tables provide space to relax.