The role played by wine, and by sommeliers, is becoming ever more central in the world of gastronomy and in this year’s Stars Route the spotlight was on them.
This wine was produced in Madeira more than 300 years ago and was recently unearthed in an archaeological dig in London.
The Interior designer Nini Andrade has achieved her dream of opening a design centre in Madeira. The cherry on top is a restaurant under the responsibility of Chef Miguel Laffan.
Essential Madeira went out for a cocktail and looked into why these drinks are so ‘in’ right now.
One of the most popular beverages in Madeira is a traditional one and has managed to adapt to times Essential went for a poncha!
With a wine list of more than 600 wines, choosing turns into a challenge at the table of the Chalet Vicente restaurant.