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Carretada

Spanish unit of measure for the amount of grapes that are in the DO range Jerez for pressing 500 liters of must for the production of Sherry required are. This amount of must also corresponds to one Bota (typical sherry barrel type). The grapes are harvested in baskets called "Arroba", which hold 11.5 kilograms. A carretada consists of 62 arrobas. See also under drum types and units,

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