By Alexander Liddell
Who doesn't comprehend the word "Have a few madeira, m'dear"? Madeira is without doubt one of the world's maximum wines, with a desirable historical past few others can equivalent. able to evolution over many years and with doubtless indefinite durability, priceless centenarian bottles are sought by means of wine connoisseurs around the globe, yet to the standard wine lover extra advertisement wines provide a variety of scrumptious and sundry ingesting. as soon as disregarded as a cooking wine, discriminating drinkers take pleasure in it by itself and, more and more, as an accompaniment to foodstuff. Over 1000000 travelers stopover at this small island each year, and increasing export markets point out that the new revival of curiosity in madeira maintains to realize strength.
This publication, initially released in 1998, was once short-listed for the André Simon Award and speedy demonstrated itself as a wine vintage. Alexander Liddell, recognized because the major authority on madeira, has identified the island and its wine for over 40 years, and this thoroughly revised re-creation brings concerns as much as date.