What is Madeira? The Island Wine - via Wine Folly 27.03.2015 | Madeira used to be the most popular wine in America during the time of pioneering ideologues like John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. So when you taste Madeira, you are trying what people cared about over 200 years ago. Madeira is in fact, one of the few wines of the world that hasn’t changed. Photo: The different types of Madeira wine
Madeira Wine (Portugal). 'Madeira is a fortified wine, produced in the Madeira Islands; varieties may be sweet or dry. It has a history dating back to the Age of Exploration when Madeira was a standard port of call for ships heading to the New World or East Indies.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/portugal
Chicken Madeira. This is a better-than take on Cheesecake Factory's most popular chicken dish. The sauce is simply incredible and easy to make at home and explosion of flavor. It’s healthy, delish, and will quickly become a family favorite.
With the summer coming to an end, it's time to start fantasizing about travel. How about the Portuguese wine regions of Madeira & Minho? Thanks to my guest blogger Andy Snow for this great article. Enjoy!