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Is Harveys Bristol Cream suitable for Vegetarians? +


Is Harveys Bristol Cream suitable for Vegans? +

No. Due to methods of production our Sherry is not suitable for Vegans.

Is Harveys Bristol Cream nut free?+


Is Harveys Bristol Cream Gluten free?+


How should I store my Harveys Bristol Cream?+

We recommend you store your Sherry in a fridge and keep the bottle upright. Harveys Bristol Cream is at the perfect serving temperature when the label turns blue!

What is the expiry date of Harveys Bristol Cream?+

We recommend you consume Harveys Bristol Cream sherry within 1 year from purchase and within 2 months of opening. Once opened, please store in the fridge.

How long after opening can I continue to drink Harveys Bristol cream?+

Our recommendation is to consume within 2 months of opening if stored in the fridge.

How long after opening can I continue to drink other sherry from the range?+

A Fino or Manzanilla sherry can be kept sealed for up to a year and once open, keeps for up to one week if stored in a fridge. Our VORS range has no expiration date if kept sealed but should be consumed within 3 months of opening.

Is Harveys Bristol Cream made in Bristol? +

Back in 1796 the company was first founded in an old house on Bristol’s historic Denmark St as an importer of foreign wines. At the time sherry was imported into Britain in oak casks by ship and then blended in Bristol. Since the early 1970s, all of the production and blending of our sherry is now done in Jerez Spain. Harvey’s vineyards are situated in the picturesque region of Jerez in southern Spain where the local winegrowers cultivate a selection of grapes.

What does Solera Sherry Mean?+

A Solera system is a collection of barrels, traditionally stacked (with the bottom row containing the oldest vintage), for the purpose of fractional blending across vintages. All our Sherries are aged for an absolute minimum of three years in American oak barrels, known as ‘botas’ around Jerez. No Solera is ever emptied completely, so each sherry will contain a small proportion of wine from when the Solera was first established.

Is the Solera Sherry the same as Harveys Bristol Cream I used to drink years ago?+

Yes. We added the Solera Sherry wording to our label in 2018 to better reflect the process we use to produce our Sherry. The recipe you have loved and enjoyed for years has not changed.

Why does my Harveys Bristol Cream taste different to the one I have been enjoying for years?+

The recipe you have known and loved has not changed but like other alcohol product, over time the product can change through a number of external factors. We recommend you consume our sherry within a year of purchase and within 2 months of opening as beyond this point factors such as temperature changes, movement of liquid and exposure to the air can all impact the taste of the sherry. We want you to experience the sherry at its very best.

I have an old bottle of sherry, is it worth anything? +

It's always tricky when trying to give a valuation on products because like most collectables, if you find the right buyer we are sure you could sell the bottle for a reasonable price. However if you feel you have a bottle of relative rarity and significance, then our best advice would be to contact an independent auction house for a valuation.