Printed Matter

Roger Voss: The Mitchell Beazley pocket guide to fortified and dessert wines. 1st Edition 1989, Mitchell Beazley, London.

Horst Dippel: Das Wein Lexikon. 3rd Edition 1997, S. Fischer Verlag, Frankfurt am Main.

Hugh Johnson: Hugh Johnson's pocket wine book 2000. Edition 2000, Mitchell Beazley, London.

Hugh Johnson: Der neue Weinatlas. 28th Edition 1996, Hallwag AG, Bern.

Hugh Johnson: Der große Johnson. 11th Edition 1997, Hallwag AG, Bern.

Hugh Johnson: The Story of Wine. 1st Edition 1989, Mitchell Beazley, London.

Jancis Robinson: Jancis Robinson's guide to wine grapes. 2nd Edition 1998, Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Jancis Robinson: Das Oxford Weinlexikon. 1st Edition, Hallwag AG, Bern.

Alex Liddell: Madeira. 1st Edition 1998, Mitchell Beazley. The by far most complete and satisfying book on Madeira ever to be printed. Read it!

Cossart, Noel: Madeira - the island vineyard, 1984, Christie's Wine Publications, London.

H. Warner Allen: Portweine und Madeira, 1962.

L. Irmes, P. E. Grimm: Madeira, 1973, Gloria-Verlag, Spreitenbach.

Henry Vizetelly: Facts about Port and Madeira. 1890, London, Reprint, Baltimore.

Silas Weir Mitchell: A Madeira Party. Reprint 1975, Corti Brothers, Sacramento. This reprint also contains an essay on Silas Weir Mitchell and a very interesting essay on "Our Madeira Tradition" by Roy Brady.

John Radford, Stephen Brook: Fortified and sweet wines, 2000. Mitchell Beazley Publishers, Octopus Publishing Company Ltd., London.

Michael Broadbent: Michael Broadbent’s Vintage Wine – fifty years of tasting three centuries of wines. 2002, published in Great-Britain by Webster’s, in the U.S. by Harcourt.

Internet / WWW (all about Madeira wine) (MWC-homepage) (auctions of the Chicago Wine Company) (longdrinks with Madeira) (a good source for old vintages, also very informative newsletters) (Bartholomew and Michael Broadbent) (Justino Henriques) (leads you to the “purple pages” of Jancis Robinson, a great source of information) (good shop in Lisboa, many old vintages)


Microsoft Wine Guide, 1995.

Microsoft Encarta 97 Encyclopedia Deluxe Edition, 1997.

Songs & Poems

"Have some Madeira m'dear" (Flanders and Swan)