The Matriarch of Madeira: A Tribute to Dona Manuela Barbeito

The Rare Wine Co. and Vinhos Barbeito team up again for another memorable tasting of rare Madeiras, this time in honour of Vinhos Barbeito's former winemaker Dona Manuela Barbeito.

By | January 22nd, 2014|Categories: Madeira|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Great Families of Madeira

Guest Author Marco de Freitas reports on a special dinner and tasting featuring some rare Madeira wines from the private cellars of well known Madeira producer families.

By | December 30th, 2011|Categories: Guest Corner Articles, Madeira|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Blandy’s Madeira Bicentenary Celebration

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the founding of Blandy's, commemorative tastings of Blandy’s Madeiras were organized. Marco de Freitas reports from the New York Blandy's event.

By | May 10th, 2011|Categories: Guest Corner Articles, Madeira|Tags: |0 Comments

Barbeito’s 65th Anniversary Celebration

Marco de Freitas reports on a tasting which celebrated both 65 years of Barbeito Madeiras and the innovative work being done by current winemaker Ricardo Freitas.

By | March 29th, 2011|Categories: Guest Corner Articles, Madeira|Tags: |0 Comments

Bi-Coastal Barbeito Madeira Tasting

The Rare Wine Company's Mannie Berk and Vinhos Barbeito's Ricardo Freitas put together special tastings of Barbeito Madeiras in homage to Mario Barbeito, Ricardo's grandfather and founder of Vinhos Barbeito. Marco deFreitas and Richard Jennings report.

By | March 30th, 2010|Categories: Madeira|Tags: , |0 Comments

The New Bedford Madeira Festival

The largest celebration of Portuguese food and culture in New England if not the world is New Bedford MA's Feast of The Blessed Sacrament, and Marco deFreitas reports from this year's festival.

By | November 29th, 2007|Categories: Guest Corner Articles, Travel Tales|Tags: , |0 Comments