By Natalie Migliarini, Foodable Contributor
Sherry, in the modern day is coming back to the bar scene all over the world, including in the vibrant cocktail scene in Vancouver, B.C. The city's Nomad Restaurant is taking the lead and creating new and inventive sherry inclusive cocktails.
Nomad is an enterprise crafted by four associates from British Columbia who have journeyed to different parts of the world and experienced a world of cultures and flavors. Those experiences were brought back to Vancouver, BC to create a unique dining experience.
Not only are these experiences reflective of the dynamic food menu but also in the bar program. Seasonal ingredients and trendy cocktails are what this bar is all about. The cocktail menu includes fresh locally sourced ingredients that is ever changing to make best use of available produce. You will also only find British Columbia beer and wine on their menu. They use these components in making their own shrubs, bitters, syrups, tinctures, and infusions. The menu is made up of a selection of multi-facade cocktails with a lot of depth in which with each sip you may discover a new flavor. This philosophy is translated into the sherry cocktails they offer at the Nomad bar. Sherry is considered an old-school tipple of wine with further distilled wine added to fortify from grapes grown near the town of Jerez de la Fontera in Spain. The Moorish period brought about the name of Sherry, which was translated from the Arabic, Seris, pronounced "Sherish". Nomad Restaurant Owner and Head Bartender Matt Van Dinther gossiped with me as to why sherry is making a fashionable comeback.Read More