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Tastings

Individual Tastings are available for all the wines, blends and dated wines, on sale at the Blandy's Wine Lodge Apart from Individual tastings we also offer a variety of tasting experiences with Blandy's Madeira:

3 Year Old Tasting:
Includes a glass of all 4 Madeira wine styles, dry, medium dry, medium rich and full rich. These 3 year old blends are produced from the Tinta Negra grape variety.

5 Year Old Tasting:
Includes a glass of all 4 Madeira wine styles; Sercial (Dry), Verdelho (Medium Dry), Bual (Medium Rich) and Malmsey (Rich). These 5 year old blends are produced with the recognized grape varieties, which define their style; and aged for an average of 5 years.

10 Year Old Tasting:
Includes a glass of all 4 Madeira wine styles; Sercial (Dry), Verdelho (Medium Dry), Bual (Medium Rich) and Malmsey (Rich). These 10 year old blends are produced with the recognized grape varieties, which define their style, and aged for an average of 10 years.

Colheita Tasting:
Includes a glass of all 4 Madeira wine styles; Sercial (Dry), Verdelho (Medium Dry), Bual (Medium Rich) and Malmsey (Rich). These wines are the product of a single harvest of a specific year and produced with the recognized grape varieties.

Vertical Tasting:
Includes a glass of Madeira of either the  Bual or Malmsey grape variety from 4 different ages, the youngest being 5 years old and the oldest a Single harvest wine. This tasting gives you the opportunity to discover how Madeira Wines matures in cask, evolving with time.

Vintage 60's and 70's Tasting:
An opportunity to travel back in time and experience a selection of wines from these decades.

Also available on request is a special Tasting with a Winemaker, as well as a Food Pairing Tasting which is accompanied by dried fruits, cheeses, chocolate and Madeira's own honey cake.