Mid-Week Delight: Two Special Tastings In New York

The press materials for Madeira start out with the line "Madeira is a gift of nature" I tend to agree with this assessment and I haven't even been to that isle. Madeira has always fascinated me both for the wine and for the island which sits in the Atlantic, off the coast of Portugal. I've... Continue Reading →

Madeira Tasting In New York Brings Sweetness To My Day

Yesterday a Madeira tasting was held at the Astor Center in New York. I knew relatively little about Madeira before the tasting, I confess, other than that I really liked it. A dear friend, Rodolphe Boulanger of the Wine Messenger has been decanting Madeira's virtues for some months but I had not had the pleasure... Continue Reading →

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