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Acquired in 1840 by Charles Ridpath Blandy, the Blandy's Wine Lodge has always been and is still an integral part of the production of Blandy's Madeira Wine. Located in the center of Funchal, Blandy's Wine Lodge allows visitors to Madeira an...more
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Avenida Arriaga 28, Funchal, Madeira 9000-064, Portugal
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Blandy’s is synonymous with Madeira and this tour (we did the Premium one) initially explains their long proud history, then an overview of how their famous product is made followed by a wander through the family museum and finally to the tasting at the end...More
Pretty much what is promises - an interesting tour with a friendly informative guide. Do take the tour that includes the museum - reading about the slightly bizarre and ropy history of the entrepreneurial Blandy family was well worth the trip. It could be argued...More
Did the Blandy Wine Tour which was very enjoyable although too much information in a short space of time. History of the Blandy family interesting along with the wine making process. Sample of wines at the end.
Great and informative visit to Blandys, the tour instructor performed flawlessly, group was on the large side with over 20 people but tour host accommodated all questions and queries without issue. The best part? Well of course the tasting, left with three bottles ordered for...More
Fascinating history of madeira wine and the ability to see the casks and learn about the making of the wine over the last two centuries. Tour was a little short on specifics and time allowed could be more.
We had a one hour tour of the Wine Lodge where we learned a lot about Madeira Wine given be a knowledgable and enthusiastic guide. This was followed by samples of there wines and the opportunity to buy and pickup from there or from the...More
Walk up a narrow alley and then make a difficult choice of where to taste fine Madeira wines - in a ancient cellar, with the bottles arranged as though they were precious books, or in the room opposite, whose walls are decorated with scenes of...More
Blandy's has a long history in Madeira (the place AND the drink) and this was well worth the entry money. It is not cheap (we did the mid-range tour) but it was very interesting and we got two might slurps of Madeira to taste at...More
There are two different tours to choose from but wpuld recommend to do both tours. The second tour we did (after the first one ended), we were able ti view the Blandy family's private collection of madeira wine dating back to the first ever bottle...More