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Octopus, May 13, 2004 - Cooking - 318 pages
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The fifth edition of this bench-mark book recounts the turbulent history of the sherry region. It explains the various stages of sherry production and details the old family firms and new boutique bodegas.

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Julian Jeffs became a barrister in 1958 and throughout his career he worked as aQC, Bencher, and deputy High Court Judge. In his free moments he found time tobe one of the founder members of the Cambridge UniversityWine & Food Society,President of the Circle ofWineWriters, and General Editor of the Faber wine books.His first-hand experience of the sherry trade when he worked in Jerez de la Frontera,and during hismany subsequent visits to the area, has formed the basis of this andother books.He is the author of TheWines of Spain in this same series, and he regularlyhosts tutored tastings on sherry and Spanish wines. Julian lives in Berkshire.

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