Category: Retailers

5 quick ones to Mannie Berk!

  There are newsletters and there are newsletters. Most of them I quickly look at before they end up in the trash can, but then there’s the one sent out by Mannie Berk, the founder of The Rare Wine Co….

Pereira d’Oliveira 15 Years Old Meio Seco

In a perfect world the only Madeira I’m having is the Frasqueira’s; Vintage Madeira. Reality however doesn’t look like that and although the Colheita’s makes it easier for my wallet – and less explaining needed to my wife – it’s…

5 quick ones to Bartholomew Broadbent

Bartholomew Broadbent is without doubt not only one of America’s most acknowledged authorities on Madeira; he’s as well one of the world’s most experienced and knowledged within the field. In 1996 Bartholomew founded his own company, Broadbent Selections, Inc., specialising…

Steal of the week – the 1968 D’Oliveiras Boal

  If you haven’t bumped into them yet – now is the time! Belgium Wine Watchers selection of old and mature wines are incredible and many of the bottles are most reasonably priced as well. For the Madeira aficionado the…

The Madeira Collection

I am mad about Madeira. One bottle and I was stuck; the 1940 Sercial from Justino’s did the job. For Bert Jeuris, a Belgian based wine importer, the eye-opener was the D’Oliveiras Boal 1968. Before tasting the D’Oliveira family’s lovely…

1910 Sercial

Dramatiska händelser utspelar sig i landet vid skördetiden. Den 5 oktober 1910 utbryter en revolution på portugisiska fastlandet och kungen tvingas fly landet. En republik utropas och få visste då att landet snart skulle vara fast i en militärdiktatur som…

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