Given the wide range of sherry wines made in Jerez there
is no problem about finding the perfect sherry to accompany
any dish, whatever the occasion, and precisely these
wines,are usually used as an ingredient in numerous
recipes, which help to make Jerez one of the best cities
in Spain to eat out in.
Fino sherry and Manzanilla are known as the aperitifs
drink but there unlimited possibilities with the whole
range of sherry wines.
Fino and Manzanilla , the driest wines probably in
the world have to be served well-chilled and of course
are ideal as aperitifs , but there are also fantastic
with tapas, fish and seafood.
The Amontillado style is ideal with soups , white meats
, blue fish and strong cheeses. Medium dry sherry, has
to be served slightly chilled and is thte perfect wine
to accompany patés and quiches.
Food and Drink in Jerez
The cooking of this area is influenced by wines and
brandies produced in numerous "bodegas". This
cooking is mainly supplied with a wide range of local
fish and seafood.
It is possible to taste this various gastronomy at
numerous bars, restaurants, "tavernas", shellfish
bars and refreshment stalls at beaches. A sample of
FISH : Gilthead bream, "urta", bass, small
soles, small whitings, dried salted tuna.
SEA FOOD : Prawns, Norway lobster, king prawns, claws
CHEESES AND SAUSAGES: with a great variety in the villages
of the mountain range
VINOS and BRANDIES : Finos, Amontillados, Olorosos,
Manzanillas, Dulces, Brandies.
You will find in the old town of Jerez the best tapas
bar , as Casa Juanito reknown for its Artichokes,"huevos
rotos" and many others typical tapas from this
You will also have a wide selection of high quality
restaurants ,and ventas (sorrounding Jerez).