Berry Brothers & Rudd

Sherry 1954 Berry Brothers & Rudd

Finest Old East India Sherry

Provenance: Sotheby's London, 10/17/2000

Sherry 1954 Berry Brothers & Rudd (2903)
Vintage 1954
Alcohol 20.0 %
Button No button
Packaging No casing
Region Fine
Size 75 cl


Well before the Roman conquest some 2,200 years ago, the area around Cadiz, Spain already boasted a flourishing grape-growing and winemaking tradition. Canaanites, who founded the city around 900 b.c., brought vines and the winemaking trade with them. Greeks added to this knowledge and during Rome’s rule from about 200 b.c. to 100 a.d., Cadiz’s wine industry transformed from a local industry to a phenomenon throughout the known world. Vintages from the area around southern Spain soon were being shipped throughout the Empire. The drink that would become the sherry we know today was a favorite among the Roman elite.

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