Category: Bastardo

Photos Of The Day – Bastardo vines

  Bastardo is back! No, we’re not talking about any considerable volumes. Just a few rows here and there. But the re-planting of the grape which is supported by the institute of IVBAM, is slightly increasing. Whether or not there’s…

Madeira 2012; A Photographic Report – Part 4

Mad about Madeira continues promoting the island in a broader perspective. Here’s the last one of four photographic reports. If you like the content, I invite you to visit and like the site’s Facebook page as well. Again, it is…

Bastardo backup

Madeira, the world’s most breathtaking wine, needs your support! I would love it if you share the site with others; the wines and its producers deserve more attention. Mad about Madeira is also on Facebook as a page. Links to…

Bastardo – Best Grape Name Of Them All?

  Madeira wine nuts need to stick together. Follow Mad about Madeira on Facebook! And while there, give my other wine site a like as well, Wine Virtuosity. I’m also on Twitter, like anyone else. Let’s tweet! Bastard. No, no….

The last Bastardo

Admit it – Bastardo sounds more interesting than Trousseau. Unfortunately the growers on the island of Madeira disagrees and today the grape is more or less extinct. You will find a plant at Rua dos Ferreiros 109 when you stand…

Adegas de Torreão – Terrantez

Adegas de Torreão. För initierade Madeirafantaster är namnet synonymt med den legendariska 1927 Bastardo. Producenten var en så kallad partidista – de köpte upp från små lokala producenter, säkrade kvaliteten och sålde vidare till de större husen. Men Adegas de…

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