CURIOSITIES ABOUT MADEIRA’S “PONCHA”

After the Madeira wine, “poncha” is the most popular drink on the Island. This regional drink is made with rum obtained by fermentation and distillation of sugarcane juice produced in the Autonomous Region of Madeira. During a visit to Madeira, you can try this drink. You can surely find it in bars and restaurants scattered […]

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Estrelícia

Is it a bird or is it a plant? These long-lived flowers look like exotic birds of paradise. É um pássaro ou é uma planta? Essas flores de vida longa parecem pássaros exóticos do paraíso.

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Aganpanthus

The blue-and-white globe shaped blossoms of the Lily of the Nile line Madeira’s roadside banks in the summer. O globo azul e branco em forma de flores da linha Lily of the Nile, na margem da estrada da Madeira, no verão.

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Manhãs de Páscoa

These festive plants bloom right on cue for Christmas; note that the showy scarlet part is actually the bract. Estas plantas festivas florescem no Natal; note que a parte escarlate vistosa é na verdade a bráctea.

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Madeira Wine / Vinho Madeira

?? Madeira Wine history begins shortly after the discovery of Madeira island, as there are historical records that prove that 25 years after the beginning of its colonisation, Madeira Wine was already being exported. This ‘nectar of the Gods’, which is one of the symbols of Madeira Island, is enjoyed all over the world. Chosen […]

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