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Tasting sherry with Jesus Barquin of Equipo Navazos
Tasting sherry with Jesus Barquin of Equipo Navazos

On Friday afternoon, Jesús Barquín of the boutique sherry company Equipo Navazos flew in from Brisbane, Australia, where he'd been traveling, to give a sherry seminar to about 70 sommeliers, wine professionals and wine buyers. The seminar started for him at what would have been 6 a.m. Brisbane time. Tough assignment, but Barquin’s passion for one of the world’s great forgotten wines carried him through the afternoon and into the evening. A criminologist at the University of Granada in southern Spain and author, with Peter Liem, of “Sherry, Manzanilla & Montilla: A Guide to the Traditional Wines of Andalucía,” Barquín got into...

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