Turning 200 years old needs to be highlighted right? If you’re closing in at two centuries you can always ask someone with the experience for tips. Blandy’s for example. In 2011 the Madeira wine producer arranged some historical bicentennial tastings in San Fransisco, New York, London and finally where it all started, in Funchal.
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200 years. That’s impressive. Impressive for a family business. You see, family owned companies normally have a life cycle way below 200 years. Heck, even 20 or 30 years are impressive for a family run company. Not [...]
What Francisco Albuquerque has done for Madeira wine deserves some respect whether you like the MWC style or not. With Francisco as the head oenologist, MWC has shown they’re willing to – and want to – modernize the view of Madeira wine. First it was the Colheita wines, an odd blend as the Alvada [...]
Cossart Gordon – a classic brand in Madeira. Today a part of Madeira Wine Company (MWC) but it was actually the last,in 1953, to join the giant merger of producers that MWC actually is. I have, since first introduced to Madeira, had a weak spot for Cossart [...]
Jag tror jag skämt bort mig själv på sistone. Genomsnittsåldern på vinerna som skänkts har nuddat vid sekelskiftesålder och det är dags att åter landa i vardagen! Vad är då bättre än ett glas av Cossart Gordon’s femåriga Sercial?
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