- former name of Jerez.
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Xeres (where sherry originates) constitutes one of the few wine regions without a definite traceable origin.Why Maya Angelou Loved Sherry, The Drink of Brilliant Renegades
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The breed of the Carthusian horses of Xeres was notoriously the best in Europe.Roman Catholicism in Spain
"We are bound for Xeres," Garcia replied, rising to his feet.
I have only a letter from him to the house of Simon Peron, at Xeres.
The wine, so Mrs. Gerard caused it to be understood, was Xeres, of the 1815 vintage.The Octopus
El Portal may be considered the port of Xeres, to which place (distant about three miles) there is a good wheel-road.
- the former name of Jerez
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