Jerez: what to see, plus the best music, hotels, restaurants and tapas bars

March 3, 2015

Sherry, flamenco, tapas and horses … Is there anywhere more quintessentially Spanish than Jerez de la Frontera in Andalucía? With its flamenco festival kicking off this weekend, Sorrel Downer guides us through the merriment

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Spain’s gastronomic maridaje – the marriage of food and wine – is a definite threesome in Jerez de la Frontera, where all life is fuelled by sherry and tapas, but marches to a flamenco beat. The annual flamenco festival is its peak – not only for larger ticketed events, but also for free performances in the peñas (social clubs), tabancos (old-style bars), and late at night in the plazas. In fact, all the city’s many festivals and ferias are accompanied by a flurry of flamenco activity – it’s just that, rather frustratingly, it’s not easy to sweep in and locate it.

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