Using a traditional Sherry Venencia to pour Fino

Enjoing the Irish Examiner Cork Food Festival this weekend, Ballymaloe House had a selection of Sherry at their stand at the food festival – and everone had great fun using a traditional Sherry Venencia. Some photos here. A great weekend, and we were delighted to win ‘Best of Bridgestone at The Irish Examiner Food Festival 2012 Best Beverage Award’ – Sherry is a great fine wine. Also see the fantastic blogs of Billy Lyons and Caroline Hennessy at

Sherry at the Ballymaloe stand at Cork Food Festival

Darina using the Sherry Venencia

Brian Kennedy using the Sherry Venencia

Sonia O'Sullivan using the Sherry Venencia

Enjoying Cork Food Festival

Andrew Rudd using the Sherry Venencia

Rachel Allen, Michael Ryan and Hazel Allen enjoying Cork Food Festival

Joe McNamee using the Sherry Venencia

Sherry by Venencia

Colm using the Sherry Venencia

Cork Food Festival location at Fitzgerald Park
Fitzgerald Park
An expert veneciador
An expert veneciador at Gonzalez Byass, Jerez