Category: Henriques & Henriques

Henriques & Henriques 1957 Boal Vintage

  Vintage Madeira is not only a lovely drink, it also awakens memories. In 1992 I turned 20. It was also the year when the most amazing football sensation took place (at least if your of Danish origin) and Denmark…

Henriques & Henriques 10 Years Old Verdelho

  Lack of inspiration or motivation you might think. After all, how much can one write about Madeira wine on a regular basis? But no, there’s nothing wrong with my passion and love when it comes to the wines from…

Henriques & Henriques 20 years old Terrantez

You know, there’s a saying in Portugal: “As uvas de Terrantez, não as comas nem as dês, para vinho Deus as fez.” Meaning: The grapes of Terrantez are not for eating, nor to give them away, but for wine god…

Henriques & Henriques 5 Years Old Medium Rich

You know, I do drink Madeira wine that doesn’t cost a fortune. Not only because my wallet doesn’t allow the extravaganza but also to never loose perspective. One who only drinks the best will never have anything to compare with…

Henriques & Henriques: Descendants of kings

  Next time we visit Madeira we already know where to look for residence. Câmara de Lobos is such a wonderfully located village with a friendly small town feeling to it, nice restaurants, breathtaking view, vicinity to Funchal and oh…

Pastéis de Nata meets Tinta Negra Mole

Pastéis de Nata – or if you’re in Lisboa – Pastéis de Belém, is a Portuguese custard cake to die for! When served lukewarm and sprinkled with cinnamon it’s truly divine together with an espresso – or when wine is…

Borracheiro – the carrier’s

There was a time when transporting wine only was possible in two ways; by boat or by borracheiro. The borracheiro, a man who transported the grape juice right after pressing, was a common sight on Madeira before vehicles and the…

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