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Artur de Barros e Sousa - CLOSED

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Wonderful experience

I went because I wanted to buy some vintage Madeira. I told the lady and she gave me 4 tastings of... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2016
Eddyboyflamingo
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London
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Now re-opened as "D'Oliveira Wine Tasting".

An excellent place to sample great Madeira wine. Very good wine, ample sample sizes, and a great... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2016
Shapley_Hunter
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Thebes, Illinois
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Apr 30, 2016
“Wonderful experience”
Mar 14, 2016
“Now re-opened as "D'Oliveira Wine Tasting".”
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Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

I went because I wanted to buy some vintage Madeira. I told the lady and she gave me 4 tastings of old wine. The premises are enchanting with lots of huge barrels. I bought 2 bottles at a good price. Many other customers see it...More

Date of experience: April 2016
6  Thank Eddyboyflamingo
Reviewed March 14, 2016

An excellent place to sample great Madeira wine. Very good wine, ample sample sizes, and a great variety. Well worth a visit when in Funchal!

Date of experience: February 2016
5  Thank Shapley_Hunter
Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

A gem to try some wonderful Madeira wine and taste some succulent Madeira honey cake and all without any charge. The setting is quite authentic and pleasant. Worth the detour. We also managed to taste some very old wines and got to buy some great...More

5  Thank foubertLondon
Reviewed March 27, 2015

I always liked to just pop into the Olim brothers' old adega in Rua dos Ferreiros to have a chat with Arturo or Edmundo - and of course - to have a sip a glass of their excellent Madeira Wines. We always used to talk...More

Date of experience: April 2014
8  Thank Mitzimadeira
Reviewed September 17, 2013

On trip advisors recommendation we visited here, we were not disappointed. This is a small friendly family run winery. We were given a personal tour, and allowed to wander around alone. We were given lots of information and all our questions were answered, topped off...More

Date of experience: September 2013
5  Thank Pat H
Reviewed June 12, 2013

This place is the most traditional of the Madeira wine producers and the one that doesn't export (pity). I spent a while here and it was the best time I had in Madeira. The two brothers that make the wine speak good English and are...More

Date of experience: June 2013
5  Thank travelmangiare
Reviewed June 2, 2013

We visited Artur de Barros during our honeymoon in Madeira after reading great reviews on TripAdvisor. The visit did not disappoint! The 2 brothers who run the place are so accommodating and really make your visit authentic and personal. We very much enjoyed the visit...More

Date of experience: April 2013
2  Thank ABCD421
Reviewed November 21, 2012

Lovely place and very good and informative service.Their wines are hand made,matured in wooden barrels using old methods and that can be tasted.Compared to the commercially produced Madeira wine,their wines had a soft and aromatic palate.They were like nectar,alcohol was not pungent in them at...More

Date of experience: November 2012
5  Thank Minna107
Reviewed October 4, 2012

If you are even remotely interested in Madeira wines, this is the place to visit. Having started my day in search of the story of Madeira wines (with a little [if dangerous] amount of knowledge under my belt) I visited some of the big name...More

Date of experience: October 2012
9  Thank PeelandStick
Reviewed September 7, 2012

I have been trying some Madeira wine, till somebody told me about a very good enologos site "os 5 ás 8", and immediatly I went to check Madeira´s finest wine.... it was at Artur barros e Sousa. So I went there, Mr. Edmundo, very nice...More

Date of experience: June 2012
6  Thank MatiasTeixeira
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