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Madeira Wines

 TAGS:Vino de Madeira

Madeira Wine is a Portuguese fortified wine produced on the islands of Madeira (Portuguese islands of the Atlantic Ocean). This wine is the main product of this region's economy besides also being a symbol of Madeira for the world. The Madeira Wine is famous for its undeniable taste and for being part of Portuguese gastronomy.

The history of the Madeira Wine

The elaboration of Madeira wine almost goes hand in hand with the discovery of the island in 1419 it was on the orders of Prince Henry, who introduced the first grape varieties from Candia (Greece), shortly after began arriving strains like Tinta Negra Mole, Sercial, Bual and Verdelho.