Did you know Sherry is one of the oldest wines in the world? Sherry is from the south of Spain in a place called Jerez also kn own as in the sherry triangle. Sherry was made during the time of Moorish occupation of Andalucia until 1231 and back then Jerez was known as Sherrish. Sherry is a fortified wine made of grapes. It comes from the oldest wine-producing region in Spain, the Jerez De La Frontera. Cream Sherry is a sweeter style of sherry and it is also fortified and can be made into a great cocktail.