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  • 1542), Spanish captain and explorer, often, though wrongly, called the discoverer of the Mississippi (first sighted by Alonzo de Pineda in 1519), was born at Jerez de los Caballeros, in Extremadura, of an impoverished family of good position, and was indebted to the favour of Pedrarias d'Avila for the means of pursuing his studies at the university.
  • Us as sherry, so called from the town of Jerez de la Frontera, which is the centre of the industry.
  • Sherry is produced in a small district bounded by San Lucar in the north-east, Jerez in the east and Port St Mary on the south.
  • Most of the vineyards in the Jerez district are upon albariza soil, those to the north and north-east are mainly of barros, and those close to the seashore of arenas.
  • In Jerez itself a different classification, namely that according to quality and not age, exists, which, however, is only employed locally.
 

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