Category: Fajã dos Padres

Fajã dos Padres; 1986 Malvasia

Every wine region has it; a property, a single vineyard, a specific wine or vintage that enjoys a particular repute. Madeira is no exception. There’s this one, small but historically famous vineyard, called Fajã dos Padres which for centuries was…

A tour around the island – Part 2

Funchal seen from the Cable Car on the way up to Monte – or its full length name, Nossa Senhora do Monte. Not for the claustrophobic I can tell you. And do you have the slightest tendency for sea sickness,…

Fajã dos Padres

  “A fall of water, of one shallow, and two deep stages, descends the whole depth of the western end of the cliff, which adjoins the Fazenda dos Padres (sic), perhaps the finest malmsey plantation in the island, and created…

Fajã dos Padres

Alla vinregioner har ett namn som står över alla andra i renommé må det vara egendom, vinmark eller vinmakare. Madeira är inget undantag. Avsaknaden av specifika vinmarker, vinifierade och buteljerade separat likt en burgundisk Grand Cru, är det just ett…

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