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Venencia

Spanish "scoop sword" or scoop cup for the sherry, On a long stem of whalebone a silver cup is attached. This will be the pile layer pierced in the barrel and scooped sherry from it. The "Venenciador" then pours the wine in a high arc unerringly into the Catavino (Sherry glass). This can be done with absolute professionals from a much higher distance than shown in the picture. In the town of Sanlúcar de Barrameda, the stem is made of bamboo and the manzanilla glass is called there Caña, Through the long stream of wine enters into intense contact with oxygen and unfolds its full Aroma,
Venencia with Catavino glass, Caña glass
By Jesus Solana - originally posted to Flickr as The wine waiter / La venenciadora , CC BY 2.0 , link

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