8 hrs, Full Day
Duration
Wed
Days
North, South
Location
ENG
Guide Language

Join us in this comfort Wine Tour!

We will start to show you the vineyards and take on visits to Madeira Wine (the famous fortifies wine) cellars. But we will also take you to taste our young still wines (white, rosé and red wines). Over an 8 hour tour we will take you to the magical and secular world of Madeira Wine and we will explain to you the unique Madeira’s terroir and its wines, highlighting the extraordinary production process. We will have many stories to tell you about this wine that has conquered the world for more than 500 years of history! During this tour you will have the opportunity to see the best of Madeira Island, past the south coast to the north coast and getting to know the emblematic populations of Câmara de Lobos, São Vicente, Seixal and Porto Moniz.

Included

Throughout the tour, expert guide in Madeira Wine shall provide all the main information on the wine growing region, its wines and its history. All tastings will be guided so you can understand and appreciate them.

All wines that will be tasted can be bought at the cellars/producers we’re visiting.

 The trips will be made in vans with every comfort, air conditioning and guide monitoring.

CLEAN & SAFE MEASUREMENTS

  • All employees have received specific information and/or training about how to comply with basic infection prevention and control precautions in relation to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak
  • Enough personal protective equipment is available for the employees involved in the activities.
  • Mandatory use of facemasks for customers
  • Supply of hand sanitizers based on alcohol, whenever justified, to the participants in the activity
  • Sanitization or disinfection of the equipment used, after each activity
  • Sanitization or disinfection of the means of transportation used, after each activity
  • Maintenance of the social safety distance between the participants in the activity

Pick Up Policy

If you are staying in Funchal, we will pick you up at the hotel.
If not: The meeting point is right at the city centre, at “Posto de Turismo Funchal (Tourist Information Desks) – Avenida Arriaga” at 09h15, right next to Madeira Wine Lodges. Address: Avenida Arriaga nº16, 9004-519 Funchal.The Tour begins at 09h30 but attendance 15 minutes earlier is required.
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After all the pick-ups, we start the day with a visit in Funchal, to the Blandy’s Wine Lodges – one of the oldest and main Madeira Wine producers in the Island. We will do a tour to their cellars where we will learn about the wine making process and a tasting of 2 Madeira Fortified Wines.
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Now it’s time to cross the Island and go to the North Coast where we have lunch not before passing through our UNESCO classified World Heritage Laurissilva forest.
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The next stop will be on the north coast of the island in the municipality of São Vicente, the second largest grape growing county in Madeira.
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Our lunch will be served in Quinta do Barbusano, a Madeiran table wine producer.  You will be served a typical Madeiran Espetada harmonized with several local wines. After lunch we go to Seixal, where we will visit the house of a still wine producer. Here we will have another wine tasting
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At Terras do Avô, in Seixal, we will have our next tasting.

Time and wine fly when you are having a good time. It is time to return to the south coast, but before we get back to Funchal we will make a last stop at Barbeito’s, another Madeira Wine producer in Câmara de Lobos where we will taste some very special Fortified Madeira Wines.

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The return to Funchal will be around 17h00 arriving at the city centre at 17h30.

For more information or request a booking for this tour get in touch with one of our team members or fill out the contactform below.

Team


Frank Lenders
+ : (+351) 910 338 739
Languages: ENG, DE, NL
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Nicole Slijpen

Languages: ENG, DE, NL

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