Category: Terrantez

HM Borges 1877 Terrantez – A Storyteller

  I probably should focus totally on what’s in the glass, the 1877 Terrantez, a monumental wine and a memory for life. A wine bought by the company’s founder Henrique Menezes Borges shortly after he started the partidista business of…

1980 Terrantez From The Olím Brothers

  Wine is supposed to be consumed, not kept, although some bottles come with a certain psychological barrier. Like the 1980 Terrantez from the Olím brothers Artur and Edmundo, a k a Artur Barros e Sousa Lda. Now history as…

D’Oliveiras: 1977 Terrantez

  By now, I’ve had the d’Oliveiras 1977 Terrantez on numerous occasions and feel it’s a wine worthy of yet a posting. Why? It’s just getting better and better! There’s something about Terrantez. I know it, you know it, every…

Blandy’s 1976 Terrantez at Dutch Dertien

  I’m in The Netherlands to attend an epic Port Wine tasting arranged by Moritz Peeters who runs Wijnhandel Peeters. Great stuff ranging from 1945 to the very latest extra-ordinary year of 2011. And yet I end up with a…

D’Oliveiras 1988 Terrantez – A Great Colheita

  For some reason I haven’t written a word about it. The gorgeous 1988 Terrantez Colheita from d’Oliveiras. No, I’m not that kind of guy who keeps the grains of gold for myself; why write a site entirely dedicated to…

Terrantez – Save The Grape!

The global economic situation has haunted Portugal for quite some time now. Madeira is no exception. And when it rains it pours meaning Madeira has suffered more than one can imagine. But in my world you take the difficult decisions during…

Terrantez talk

There’s something about a newly released Terrantez as is the case with the 1971 Terrantez Vintage from d’Oliveiras. Anticipation and worry at the same time. Due to its extreme rarity one can’t help but to think that this is it;…

Henriques & Henriques – 1954 Terrantez

I’m delighted to see that the number of visitors keeps moving upwards. In the last 30 days the site has had visitors from 47 different countries (spambots and other evil not included)! A new record. The biggest of thanks to…

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…

1979, 1980, 1981 Terrantez – that’s all folks!

New feature on the site! I’ve added the possibility for readers to post a quick comment via their FB account. Easier and a great way to promote Madeira. Please continue liking and sharing my site; for that I can’t thank…

Justino’s – Terrantez Old Reserve

600 photographs later, tons of impressions, new knowledge and wines tasted, Mad about Madeira have all the prerequisites to continue yet a year. Regular visits is a must and I can’t thank the producers enough for their time and generosity….

Madeira 2012; A Photographic Report

I can’t think of a better way to report but directly from Madeira! Tasting the current vintage, last year’s or an 1885 Verdelho, doesn’t really matter; it is all great fun and inspires me a lot to keep on writing…

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