Jerez-when you’re not drinking wine or sherry

Maribel, the top tour guide at Gonzalez-Byass Bodega has been kind enough to make a few recommendations if you are lucky enough to visit Jerez -visit the Alcázar, the cathedral and  the horse show in de Equestrian School-Andalucian Stallions.

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Gonzalez-Byass-The Bodega to visit in Jerez

Home of Tio Pepe, great sherrys, and lots of history, do make a trip to this bodega when you are in Andalucia. Maribel is a superb, english speaking (and I think about 10 other languages) tour guide who will take you through the sherry and wine making processes, history and celebrity visits. There is the [...]

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Jerez and Seville adjacent-side trips in Andalucia

So you’re in Seville, maybe Jerez and want  a day trip or two.  My friend Maribel, the great tour guide at Gonzalez-Byass bodega recommends the following:  Arcos de la Frontera, Cádiz, Vejer de la Frontera and Tarifa. See separate blog on Tarifa and hang ten.

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Tapas in Jerez

After visiting the Gonzalez Byass bodega, my good friend Pablo took me to the tapas bar Juanito. The other recommendation from Maribel is Sabores.

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Tarifa-not an island, a great coastal town in Cadiz

This is a find. This little town is known for the sports of windsurfing and kite surfing but also has a great joint for drinks as well as lodging, eg a hotel! It’s the Missiana. The Locals and visiting city folk like to get drinks and party at the Beachbar Tangana. Thanks Maribel for this [...]

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