Almacenista

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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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From the Spanish word almacén meaning ‘store’, an almacenista is the term for a sherry stockholder who sells wine to shippers. It has been used as a marketing term by the sherry firm of Lustau, who buy in and bottle wines from almacenistas.