Category: Terroir

Soil Talk

  Dear volcanic Madeira soil; thank you for being so rich in basalt, lava, trachite, tuff, scoria and conglomerate. Without you this blog wouldn’t exist!   Thank you for being influenced by the weather and making the rocks erode, ensuring…

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…

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