Madeira Wine

Madeira’s unique soil and climate make the production of an even more unique wine possible. Praised by Shakespeare in his plays and admired by monarchs, princes, generals and explorers, this nectar is definitely one of Madeira’s finest achievements. Multiple wineries offer guided tours and tastings (e.g. Blandy’s Wine Lodge, one of the island’s most reputable […]

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The Wonderful Food and Drink of Madeira

Holidaymakers have long flocked to Madeira for the island’s laid back lifestyle, plentiful resorts and grand craggy cliffs. But perhaps the most unsung attraction is the unique gastronomy entwined in Madeiran culture. It would seem there’s nothing like a stiff sea breeze and an open mind to stoke some culinary creativity. Poncha is Madeira’s signature […]

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