Any dish that reaches a certain level of ubiquitous use around the holidays runs the very real risk of receiving a bit of push-back – and I’m afraid that the trusty turkey is approaching that unfortunate eventuality. Now, whether the turkey itself is to blame, … Read More
[ n/v Lustau Moscatel Sweet Sherry “Emilin” ] PRODUCER PROFILE | Emilio Lustau SHOP NOW | Store Locator — [ Why We Love It: ] For a decade or more the luscious nectar used to produce this Sweet Moscatel Sherry sleeps quietly in American oak barrels, deep in the … Read More
This wine is produced employing methods meant to mimic the style of 17th century wines that faced transatlantic voyages to reach various Spanish colonies. During these long journeys, casks of Sherry would be used as ballast in the ships. Demand for these Sherries grew as wine drinkers around the world discovered that this process imparted distinct complexity and smoothness in the wines. Today, Lustau celebrates and acknowledges this important piece of Sherry heritage through the production of their East India Solera.