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Blandy's Wine Lodge

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
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An absolute must visit to Madeira

We opted for the tour of the cellars and tasting at the end of the tour and I bought 3 wines with... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Do not miss a Blandy tour is essential and the tasting room

No visit to Madeira should go by without a Blandy tour to understand how the wine is made. Tasting... read more

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Janet W
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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Acquired in 1840 by Charles Ridpath Blandy, the Blandy's Wine Lodge has always been and is still an integral part of the production of Blandy's Madeira Wine. Located in the center of Funchal, Blandy's Wine Lodge allows visitors to Madeira an...more
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Avenida Arriaga 28, Funchal, Madeira 9000-064, Portugal
+351 291 228 978
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Reviewed today

When I told the guide I was deaf, she said “so what are you going to do?” I said I hoped she’d be loud. She was and very clear. She did check part-way through the tour that I was OK. But it doesn’t say much...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We opted for the tour of the cellars and tasting at the end of the tour and I bought 3 wines with discount and picked them up at the airport wrapped. The tour took about an hour with an excellent English speaking guide telling you...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We arrived for the guided tour which is included on the Yellow Bus sight seeing your. The lady at the ticket office told us to go through. We then sat and waited for 30 minutes before finding out that we had missed the last tour....More

Thank Alexskier
Reviewed yesterday

No visit to Madeira should go by without a Blandy tour to understand how the wine is made. Tasting is a good chance to try before you buy and get your money back from your purchase. Good shop and bargains on wine to be had....More

Thank Janet W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting guided tour of the wine lodge with a tasting session at the end. Now, I am not a fan of Madeira wine (sorry) but still found the tour of interest especially as regards its history. Gives an excellent overview of the wine's production process....More

Thank Anita37
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went here on an excursion from a P & O cruise with Olly Smith and had a fabulous time. The trip included lunch and a wine tasting and met Christopher Blandy. We had a great time and bought some madeira wine to enjoy back...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit, lots of history and a very knowledgeable guide, worth a hour visit. The wine tasting I would say leave to the conousers this is not table wine.

Thank Fred S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Now it would help if you like Madeira wine. Very interesting tour, we did the 45min version for 4e50. I thoroughly enjoyed the tasting session at the end but you do have to like the wine really

Thank ShortieHo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a vintage tour for my 50th Birthday, very Interesting and enjoyed the Madeira tasting afterwards too. Would recommend a tour if you visit Funchal

Thank Jo W
Reviewed 4 days ago

My daughters spared the time to visit the Wine Lodge only to be told that the time printed on their leaflets was wrong and the tour had started they couldn't go another day as we had other tours booked a very poor show!

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April 14, 2018|
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Response from Stephen P | Reviewed this property |
4 tours per day and worth booking in advance to make sure aplaces are available
Kathryn G
February 6, 2018|
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Response from ruthiegee | Reviewed this property |
Hello Kathryn G, yes there were children on the tour we took.
Maggie R
August 28, 2017|
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Response from Maggie R | Reviewed this property |
A barrel may be the solution!!! Best suggestion.