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Madeira, Portugal - Wine Regions Episode #57

Madeira is one of the most historic and famous winemaking regions of Portugal – but it is located 600 miles away from the capital Lisbon and 450 miles away from the North African coast.

Madeira is one of the most historic and famous winemaking regions of Portugal – but it is located 600 miles away from the capital Lisbon and 450 miles away from the North African coast. In short, it’s a rugged, mountainous archipelago that is just about as remote as you can find in the world, and yet by a twist of history, it has given its name to one of the most famous fortified wines in the world: Madeira.