Madeira News: Wine Festival 2015 VINEYARD TOURS


Some of the private companies such as Blandy´s that founded the wine industry 200 years ago organised Wine Festival Programmes each year, We recommend the Vineyard Tours. This is Blandy´s Programme.

The wine festivities next week at Blandy’s Wine Lodge

31 August 06 September

Wine / Gastronomy / Arts &Crafts / Cooking &Music

As festividades do vinho já na próxima semana nas Blandy’s Wine Lodge

31 de Agosto a 6 Setembro

Vinho / Gastronomia / Artesanato / Culinária & Música

Monday 31 August

10:30 Barrel Making

15:30 Barrel Making

16:30 Regional Confectionary tasting by Martims & Martins

17:00 Madeira Wine presentation combined with Tapas

Tuesday 01 September

10:00 Blandy Vineyard Tour at Quinta de Santa Luzia

10:30 Demonstration: Wickerwork by Café Relógio

12:00 Demonstration: Fruit carving by Nazário Serrão (Porto Bay Hotels & Resorts)

14:30 Demonstration: Madeira Embroidery by Bordal

16:30 Grape Treading with “Monteverde” folklore group

Wednesday 02 September

10:00 Winery Tour

12:00 Madeira Wine and Food pairing the awarded Blandy’s winemaker – Francisco Albuquerque and Chef Benoît Sinthon from II Gallo D’Oro Michelin Restaurant (Porto Bay Hotels & Resorts)

15:00 Exhibition: Regional Handicraft by Pita family

16:00 Demonstration: Traditional Molasses Cake by D.Maria José

16:30 Contest: Madeira Wine Blind Tasting

Thursday 03 September

10:00 Blandy Vineyard Tour at Quinta Santa Luzia

12:00 Chocolate workshop with Tony Fernandes from Uaucacau

15:00 Regional Handicraft Exhibition by “Bota Chá”

15:30 Presentation of Madeiran table wines and tasting by A Loja do Vinho

16:30 Grape Treading with “Monteverde” folklore group

Friday 04 September

10:00 Winery Tour

12:00 Blandy’s Madeira Cocktails by Madeira Barmen Association

15:30 Barrel Making

16:30 Guided Tour with wine & snack pairing

Saturday 05 September

10:30 Premium Lodge Tour

11:30 Madeira Wine Presentation combined with Tapas

12:00 Lodge Tour

18:30 “Blandy’s Wine Festival” Entertainment & Traditional Gastronomy

Grape Treading / Folklore Dancing Groups /Municipal Band

Academic Musical Group and Live Band “The Frozen Floor” with Blandy’s Winemaker

Sunday 06 September

16:00 – 23:00 Wine Tasting at Avenida Arriaga


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