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Sword of Creation

See under Venencia.

Spanish "scoop" or scoop cup for sherry. A silver cup is attached to a long whalebone handle. This is used to pierce the pile layer in the barrel and scoop sherry out of it. The "venenciador" then pours the wine in a high arc unerringly into the catavino (sherry glass). For absolute professionals, this can be done from a...

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