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Why sherry is no longer just a Christmas drink for your grandma

The sherry-producing world is hoping it’s shaken off its fusty image, with young aficionados in the UK and Spain set to boost the industry’s growth after some lacklustre years, says Philip Sweeney

Twelve bottles for International Sherry Week

Sherry’s astonishing range of flavour means that some of the driest and sweetest of all wines fall in this category. Terry Kirby gets beneath the ‘flor’ to bring you 12 fantastic finds

Clermont Auvergne 16 Munster 10 match report: Paul O'Connell's grit

Clermont survive late Irish fightback to reach Heineken Cup final as province fall just short

The pub that will never call time on L S Lowry

To the lunchtime drinkers at Sam's Chop House off Manchester's Cross Street he was simply Mr Lowry: a shy man who liked a half of bitter, a bowl of soup and a cob while relaxing in the old sherry bar during his break from work as a rent collector.