Beside Christiano Ronaldo and loads of pretty flowers, Madeira is also known for its special Wine. What is so special about the Madeira wine you may ask, well if you don’t know, I’m afraid you’re going to have to wait a bit to find out. Everything in due time little padawan! Let’s start from the beginning. T has developed a taste for good wine the last couple years so wherever we go, I try to find a local variety of wine to try and to learn more about. So on our visit to Madeira, much like we did in Lanzarote, Madeira wine tours were must on the menu. After careful research, I came across Blandy’s, a 200 years-old Madeira wine company in the heart of Funchal. To date we were used to the typical vineyard in the countryside, surrounded by vines and wine-producing paraphernalia. Not at Blandy’s. This family owned wine company, founded in 1811 by the Briton John Blandy, is located in an old Wine Lodge acquired during the mid 18th century by the family. Inside this majestic building you can find and taste wines dating back to the 1920s as well as other rare wines, and if you […]
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