hist-brewing: Port and sherry

Jeff Renner nerenner at umich.edu
Wed Sep 20 06:37:28 PDT 2000

Kirsty Pollock <kirsty.pollock at mpuk.com> quoted

>  > -----Original Message-----
>  > From: Marc Shapiro [mailto:m_shapiro at bigfoot.com]
>  >
>  > Port IS fortified, sherry is not.

That's not true.  Again from Lechine's Encyclopedia of Wines, page 
438, "Sherry ... is a fortified wine, a wine to which grape brandy 
has been added to bring the alcoholic content to approximately 15.5% 
for the Finos and 18% for the Olorosos."

Jeff Renner in Ann Arbor, Michigan USA, c/o nerenner at umich.edu
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