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.
LUNCH, MADEIRA WINE TOUR
Following shall be served lunch in a typical Madeiran house and harmonized with several local wines. You will be served a typical Madeiran meal using plenty of local ingredients and some very tasty traditions! Moreover it is known that generally the best wines to match local cuisine and ingredients are naturally those of the region.
AFTERNOON, MADEIRA WINE
After lunch we will visit part of the awesome north coast of the island, where you will be able to overlook the imposing landscape, starting by the sea, passing through the vineyards lodged at the base of the lofty slopes that give life to the Laurel forest up on the top. We will visit a modern vineyard in Porto Moniz, one of the most emblematic villages of Madeira.
- What Will You DoIt's time for another wine tasting in Madeira and we will visit a Madeira still Wine producer. Let's start with Madeira white wine that has come to stand out for its freshness, acidity and tropical aromas. Then we will taste the rosés and reds. It is time to return to the south coast, but before we get back to Funchal we will make a last stop in another Madeira wine producer where we will taste some very special Madeira Wines. As some secrets have been unravelled during the day everyone will be prepared to comment on these wines ☺
The return to Funchal will be around 17:00 arriving at city centre at 17.30.
- What To ExpectAll sessions are in English
- TransfersIF YOU ARE STAYING IN FUNCHAL, WE WILL PICK YOU UP AT THE HOTEL.
The meeting point for the "One Day Madeira Wine Tour - Vineyards and Cellars" is right at the city centre, at “Posto de Turismo Funchal (Tourist Information Desks) - Avenida Arriaga" at 09.15am, right next to Madeira Wine Lodges. Posto do Turismo Funchal - Address: Avenida Arriaga nº16, 9004-519 Funchal.