January, 2017

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A Blandy's - Madeira Wine Company acaba de ser distinguida com o Prémio Especial de melhor Produtor de vinhos Generosos pela Revista Paixão pelo Vinho.

December, 2016

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The Il Gallo D’Oro is one of 6 Portuguese restaurants who made the list of best restaurants in the world!!

November, 2016

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Il Gallo D'Oro has had its place amongst the most influential restaurants in the world reaffirmed and heightened

November, 2016

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The International Wine and Spirits Competition have appointed Chris Blandy as their new president.

September, 2016

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Blandy's, Ramos Pinto, Soalheiro e Taylor Fladgate destacam-se pelo desempenho nas degustações Wine & Spirits no ano 2016.

August, 2016
1811 Bistro & Wine Bar

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1811 Bistro & Wine Bar is Blandy’s newest development.

 

July, 2016

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PortoBay Marquês is the new PortoBay Hotels & Resorts four-star hotel in Lisbon.

 

December, 2015

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Enjoy our image gallery from the Christmas Cocktail 2015.

November, 2015

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Com o objetivo de complementar a sua oferta na cidade de Lisboa, o grupo hoteleiro PortoBay Hotels & Resorts adquiriu um hotel boutique de 4 estrelas – o atual hotel Aviz, junto à Avenida da Liberdade e ao Marquês de Pombal.

November, 2015

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Full List Unveiled on WineSpectator.com

Wine Spectator, the world’s leading authority on wine, has announced the Blandy’s Bual Madeira 2002 has been named the #24 wine in this year’s list of the Top 100 Wines. The full list of the Top 100 Wines can be found online at http://2015.top100.winespectator.com.

September, 2015

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Blandy's Reviewed and Scored by Wine Spectator.           

Blandy's Terrantez Madeira 1977, Bual Madeira 30 Year Old NV, Bual Madeira 2002, Malmsey Madeira 15 Year Old Rich NV, Verdelho Madeira 1979 and Bual Madeira 5 Years Old Medium Rich NV were reviewed and scored by Kim Marcus in the October 15, 2015 issue of Wine Spectator.

September, 2015

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View the 2015 chart with awards made by Decanter Worldwide Awards, IWSC, Wine Enthusiast and Wine Spectator.

May, 2015
Blandy’s Award Winning Madeira

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A vintage wine from Madeira has won a top prize for its fortified wine in this year’s competition organised by UK’s leading magazine Decanter. Blandy’s Verdelho 1973 won The International Trophy for Sweet Fortified Wines (priced over £15) in the 2015 Decanter World Wine Awards.

April, 2015
Porto Bay Hotels & Resorts

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The PortoBay Liberdade is the new PortoBay Hotels & Resorts five-star hotel in Lisbon. This charming boutique hotel has a great location in the heart of the city, just 30 metres from the Avenida da Liberdade, the most luxurious avenue in the Portuguese capital.

March, 2015
Bolsa Blandy Educação - Ensino Superior

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The Blandy group has implemented a program to grant academic scholarships to the children of its employees that are in higher education, beginning in the academic year of 2014/2015, which consists of a anual amount destined to paying tuition fees of higher education establishments.

The current socio-economic context, characterised by a loss of income due to a high tax burden, has given rise to in the last years, to an increased financial effort by families to tackle their essential expenses, specifically with regards to ...

March, 2015
Bolsa Blandy Educação

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Students with financial difficulties and with high academic performance who join the University of Madeira (UMa), can benefit from an academic scholarship granted by the Blandy Group, beginning this academic year of 2014/2015.
The protocol was signed on the 5th of September 2014 between the Blandy Group and UMa. Among other issues it was defined that the value of the scholarships to be granted will be equivalent to one year's tuition fees at UMa and access to the Scholarship shall be based on the acceptance grades to the University (150 and above).

May, 2012
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Gold at the 2012 International Wine Challenge and the Decanter World Wine awards

Hot on the heels of its 2011 bicentenary, Blandy’s has struck Gold at the 2012 International Wine Challenge and the Decanter World Wine awards, winning a total of eleven Gold medals (including one trophy for best in class) and 10 Silver medals for their world-class Madeira.


October, 2011
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200 Years Celebrations of the establishment of Blandy's Madeira Wine in Madeira since 1811

The Blandy Family hosted the final bicentenary tasting at their wine lodge in the centre of Funchal on the 23rd of September 2011.

The tasting started with an introduction from the group’s Chairman, Michael Blandy, who spoke about the family’s future commitment to the company that started life on the island 200 years ago. 

June, 2011
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200 Years Celebrations of the establishment of Blandy's Madeira Wine in Madeira since 1811

The tasting was presented by Michael Blandy (Chair), Chris Blandy (Director), Francisco Albuquerque (winemaker) and Richard Mayson (Port & Madeira specialist).

Richard Mayson summed the tasting up best, “I previously billed this as a ‘tasting of a lifetime’ and so it turned out. Never again will these rare Vintage Madeira wines be tasted together and it is likely that I will never see some of them again”

May, 2011
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Symington Family Estates and the Blandy Group are pleased to advise that they have reached an agreement whereby Blandys will regain control of the Madeira Wine Company (MWC), producer of the renowned Blandy’s, Cossart Gordon, Leacock and Miles Madeiras, amongst other historic names. Symington Family Estates will maintain a minority shareholding in the MWC and the distribution of Blandy’s and other MWC brands will continue to be undertaken by the Symington’s associated companies of John E Fells in the UK, Premium Port Wines in the USA and Portfolio in Portugal.

March, 2011
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200 Years Celebrations of the establishment of Blandy's Madeira Wine in Madeira since 1811

San Francisco and New York were the chosen locations for two memorable tastings on the 22nd and 24th of March 2011. Some of Blandy's most unique and emblematic dated Madeira Wines were presented spanning 7 generations and 183 years. Blandy's Madeira is the Blandy Group's oldest company represented in 50 countries.

January, 2011
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Blandy’s Madeira Wine Company celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2011.

Francisco Albuquerque has anticipated all the joy of the upcoming celebrations, having been elected consecutively the best fortified wine oenologist in the world. He did not renew the title attributed by the International Wine Challenge in 2010, but saw his 1985 Blandy's Malmsey win the trophy for the best Madeira in competition, in the  latest edition of this important London contest.

November, 2010
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Il Gallo d’Oro, the 5-star restaurant of The Cliff Bay Hotel, in Funchal, has had the star awarded to it by the most influential restaurant guide in the world, the Michelin guide, renewed for the third consecutive year. This distinction was announced yesterday during the ceremony in San Sebastian, Spain, for the launch of the Michelin Guide Spain and Portugal 2011.

Il Gallo d’Oro, belonging to the Porto Bay hotel group, was awarded the star in 2008 and is still the only restaurant on the island of Madeira to receive this distinction. 

November, 2010
Blandy's Madeira

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Madeira Wine Company, world renowned for its Blandy’s Madeiras, has been awarded – for the second year running - the “Portuguese Wine Producer of the Year 2010” by the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC).

The longest running wine competition in the world, the prestigious IWSC, only presents this award to companies and individuals that through their achievements make an outstanding contribution to their field and, as such, it is a highly regarded accolade.

November, 2010
Diário de Noticias da Madeira

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The prize comes after various honourable mentions over the years for the Newspapers' graphic design and concept.

The Jury for the 12th annual edition of the 'European Newspaper Award' made up of 12 journalists, designers and investigators from 12 nationalities – analysed a total of 219 newspapers from 27 european countries

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