A little bit of history
Throughout history, there have been several famous personalities that drank and appreciated Madeira wine.
The tsar Peter the Great and Catherine the Great, from Russia, loved Madeira wine and the imperial wineries were always well stocked.
The first president of the United States of America, George Washington, celebrated the independency of his country with a glass of Madeira Wine, which remains so to this day: when a new president of the United States is elected, the ephemeris is celebrated with a glass of Madeira wine.
Also Piotr Tchaikovsky, the great Russian composer, enjoyed Madeira wine.
Another famous composer, the Finish Jean Sibelius, appreciator of the good things in life, loved champagne and Madeira wines.
Sir Winston Churchill also appreciated Madeira wines, inclusively visiting the island after the war.
And many other famous personalities that, over the centuries, tasted, appreciated and disseminated these unique wines.
Therefore, taste Madeira wine, enjoy the landscape and keep the memory of the charms of these small and fascinating islands! Do take some bottles of Madeira wine to remember…