Winery: Domaine Laroche
Founded in: 1850
Region: Chablis, France
Chief Winemaker: Grégory Viennois

The name Domaine Laroche is synonymous with Chablis. The skilled and talented team at Laroche are dedicated to producing top quality wines from this famed appellation. Chablis has a unique mix of limestone, clay and shell, a unique northerly climate and the Chardonnay grape, all combine to produce a style of wine like no other. This video displays more than just another vineyard: - please enjoy the short 'Terroir in the glass' video...

Cooperage: Tonelería del Sur
Founded in: 1974
Region: Montilla, Spain
Chairman: Rafael Cabello Marquez

Tonelería del Sur is building a future with professionalism and a commitment to quality. Wood, Iron and Fire are the fundamental raw materials for their casks. The process unchanged through the centuries, with new technology being incorporated to ensure improved quality. This video shows the crafting of bespoke Whisky barrels made from ex-sherry wood and of different sizes, depending on their use: - please enjoy the short Sherry cask making video...

The following INDEX of short videos have kindly been supplied and made available by the winery owners and chief winemakers who are responsible for the wonderful world of wine we look to regularly sip, savour and share with good food, family and friends.
Regarding the short videos on my website - I have tried to source and post only the most up to date examples which best show the true personality of each winery, and of the people involved with crafting these dynamic wines.
Where possible I have tried to post ‘English’ videos or if available with subtitles - I hope that you find this selection of short HD videos interesting and informative - and that you feel inspired to share my website with other wine enthusiasts.

 

Wine: Brief insight into Sherry
Crafted in: Southern Spain
Region: Cadiz, between Jerez, Sanlucar and El Puerto de Santa Maria
Local Name: Vino de Jerez

Sherry must come from the triangular area of the province of Cadiz between Jerez, Sanlucar de Barrameda, and El Puerto de Santa Maria. Sherry is made in Spain from three traditional grapes: Palomino, Pedro Ximénez and Moscatel. Sherry differs from other wines - because fortification takes place after fermentation, all natural Sherries are fermented dry; any sweetness is applied later: - please enjoy the short Sherry wine video...