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Translation of jerez in English:

sustantivo masculino


Cultural Note: jerez

Sherry is produced in an area of chalky soil known as albariza lying between the towns of Puerto de Santa María, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, and Jerez de la Frontera in Cádiz province. It is from Jerez that sherry takes its English name. Sherries, made from grape varieties including Palomino and Pedro Ximénez, are drunk worldwide as an aperitif, and in Spain as an accompaniment to tapas. The styles of jerez vary from the pale fino and manzanilla to the darker aromatic oloroso and amontillado. See also solera
Example sentences
  • Jerez dijo que el PNUD invertirá en este proyecto de participación ciudadana unos 100 mil dólares.
  • Añada el jerez o vino blanco y deje hervir unos segundos.
  • Jerez de la Frontera (Cádiz).

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