Fernando de Castilla – Fino Antique

by  |  08-02-2016

When attending the Sherry Educators course last fall, I tried to schedule visits with some of the Sherry cellars in Jerez to round out my general knowledge of this lovely beverage by tasting as much as I could. High on my list was Fernando de Castilla. Quite well-known in wine circles for producing some excellent wines in Jerez, my attempt to visit them was unfruitful. According to their website, they are open to visits but apparently only from Monday to Friday and Saturday was the only day I had free. This was a common problem that I found in the region and was quite surprised as Jerez is the 2nd biggest enotourism destination in Spain after Catalonia’s Penedès. So, as a backup plan, I went to a small wine shop near the DO Jerez offices called, La Casa de Jerez. While the owner’s prices aren’t as good as buying directly […]
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