Category: Funchal

Paixão Do Vinho – A Little Gem Of A Wine Bar

  Are you visiting Madeira and Funchal? Would you like to learn more about Portuguese wines in general, including Madeira? Then you must visit Paixão do Vinho! Filipe Santos runs a wine distribution on Madeira. He is also the man…

Beautiful Blandy’s

  When words are not needed. A tour around the canteiros and premises of Blandy’s, at Avenida Arriaga in the city center of Funchal. Magical…               Visit the wine lodge, meet the great people…

Photos Of The Day; Mestre x 4

  There are not more than six of them left on the island of Madeira, the coopers. And four of these works at Blandy’s. To honor their skills, Blandy’s has put the respective name of the coopers on four big…

Images of Madeira

  To all of you dreaming of traveling to Madeira, perhaps revisiting the island or living there; some new images of Madeira! Scenery photos, city images or just details from the everyday life in Madeira. Enjoy. A great way 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…

Madeira 2012; A Photographic Report – Part 3

My main purpose with Mad about Madeira is to enthuse. To make you curious, wanting to taste something that might be new to you. Or even visit the island. And a wine site without photographies….how boring isn’t that? Please continue…

Madeira 2012; A Photographic Report – Part 2

600 photographs later, lots of new impressions, 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; It’s been a year.

Thanks for following Mad about Madeira. The coming week I’m visiting the island; collecting new impressions but meeting the same great people! Less posting here, but more activity to be expected on the site’s FB page, on Twitter and Instagram….

Blandy’s: 20 years old Terrantez

  The grapes keeps coming in and a new truck has just arrived. Tinta Negra and Verdelho. Plastic cases filled with grapes are lined up. Around 35 kilos in each. Forget about the romanticized idea of winemaking; this is hard…

A tour around the island – Part 3

  Moody weather anyone? Is meteorology a passion of yours? Then Madeira is the place for you! Only on the Azores have we experienced more extreme and constant weather changes. At Palheiro – watching the horizon is both dazzling and…

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,…

A tour around the island – Part 1

  Just as in Rio de Janeiro he stands there – Cristo Rei – welcoming you to Madeira! On the southern part of Madeira, in Garajau more exactly, the statue can be found. There’s also a possibility to walk down…

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