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Wine and Brandy from Jerez

The province has an especially rich wine region which produces ‘Sherry’, an exclusive Spanish wine of this Albariza land and resulting from an ancient and revered tradition. This Denominations of Origin is distributed across nearly 10,000 hectares of farmland belonging to eight towns in Cádiz and one in Sevilla.

With an annual production of 73 tonnes of wine, the so-called ‘Marco de Jerez’ is the heart of Andalusia and is one of the main production areas of Spain.

Cuenta con 74 bodegas que elaboran caldos exclusivos de Jerez-Xérès-Sherry y Manzanilla-Sanlúcar de Barrameda, dos denominaciones de origen a las que pertenecen grandes firmas de renombre internacional y siglos de historia como Álvaro Domecq, González Byass, Williams&Humbert, Bodegas 501, Osborne o Barbadillo.

There are 74 wineries which produce wines unique to the area, with two denominations of origin, ‘Xérès-Jerez-Sherry’ and ‘Manzanilla-Sanlúcar de Barrameda’, both representing large international brands and centuries of history such as Álvaro Domecq, González Byass, Williams & Humbert, Bodegas 501, Osborne and Barbadillo.

The three main markets are Spain, Holland and the U.K and the most requested types of Sherry are ‘Fino’ (dry), ‘Generosos de licor’ (medium and cream) and ‘Manzanilla’. This is the largest international trade sector in the province, with 75% of sales being exported, and enjoying great popular recognition throughout the world through prestigious brands.