The backbone of Mouth full
The backbone of Mouth full of Words Gastro-Week is the maridaje (food and wine pairing) of pintxos and sherries, which in a way sums up Spain as whole considering that pintxos are from the Basque country (the very north) and sherries from Cádiz (the very south).
Sherry wine –all its different kinds (fino, manzanilla, oloroso, palo cortado…)– comes from a city called Jerez de La Frontera in Cádiz (Sherry is actually an anglicisation of that name, Jerez). They’ve been producing wine for 3000 years down there. It’s a fortified kind of wine, which means that a fortification process (the wine is blended with distilled wine) is added to the natural fermentation of the grape. The result, a more alcoholic wine full of flavor and scent.
The sherries you’ll taste are:
- Fino – Tio Pepe
- Oloroso – Alfonso
- Amontillado – Viña AB
- Palo Cortado – Leonor
We’ll align this sequence of sherries and we’ll add a few pintxos in the mix so they enhance one another. Pure Spanish bliss.
Attendance is limited to 20 people, so be ready to get your tickets and ensure your seat at the table. Tickets $30 (+Eventbrite’s fee of $2.64).
(Thursday) 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Wild Detectives
314 W 8th St, Oak Cliff, Dallas