The IVBAM, Instituto do Vinho, do Bordado e do Artesanato da Madeira (Institute of Wine, Embroidery and Artesans of Madeira) invites you to a Madeira Wine Tasting and Chef Demo.

In Chicago: June 14th, 2012 –

An Educational Seminar & Tasting @ Blackbird - 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m

Followed by a walk around tasting @ Publican from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

In NYC: June 18th, 2012 at The Astor Center, 399 Lafayette Street, NYC.

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Portuguese Cooking Demo & Madeira Pairing. Led by George Mendes, Chef/owner, Aldea Restaurant and Kimberly Koharki, Dir. Programming at Astor Center

3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Walk-around Tasting of more than 40 Madeira Wines. Producers include Henriques & Henriques, Pereira d'Oliveira, Vinhos Barbeito, Blandy's, Justino's and also H.M. Borges