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Henriques & Henriques
prize-winning Madeira wine with a delicious slice of Madeira Honey Cake.
Prepare for Christmas, and avoid out-of-stock disappointment later
- buy these irresistible
Madeiran traditions
online now:
- H&H 15-year-old Wine
- Madeira Honey Cake


The Madeira Festival of Lights and Colour in December The Madeira Glass Menagerie

"An inverted Christmas Tree", observed a new visitor to Madeira as he approached Funchal for the first time from the airport one evening. The imaginative visitor could be forgiven for having thought that by some stroke of wizardry the Madeira capital was reduced to Lilliputian proportions and upon it was cast a fairytale mix of lights and magical patterns that made an irregular triangle converging on the marina. Read the article *(coming tomorrow).

See pictures from the 1998/99 holiday celebrations
Henriques & Henriques Millenium Wine! UNESCO awards Madeira an early Christmas gift!
Stock up on the special Henriques & Henriques Millenium 1900 Malvasia Solera Wine ------------»
See our Calendar of Events for the Christmas/Millenium Celebrations
Check out the entertainment bulletin board for any late breaking entertainment events or post your own celebration message!
Still looking for accommodation for the end of the year? - *online from 13 December

The Christmas and Millenium edition is sponsored by - the leading online retailer of products and items from and about Madeira.

Features and Events

Madeira Shopping: NOW OPEN!
Madeira Shopping - the online power shopping experience for Madeira enthusiasts. Madeira wine, books, maps, biscuits, videos, and much more. Customers even get a free map with any purchase made on the website. Prepare for Christmas and don't forget the 100 year Madeira wine to celebrate the millennium. VISA and MasterCard accepted. More info.

Museums of Madeira: a guide
Madeira has been a conduit of events and persons that helped shape the world. Christopher Columbus, Churchill , the sugar trade, the slave trade, even
the diaspora of Madeiran immigrants that have carved niches of influence the world over. The museums of Madeira have been addressing elements of this rich heritage. We present an abbreviated guide to the best of them. More info .

FREE Madeira Maps® !
It is essential to travel around Madeira with a good map. Madeira Maps® has achieved an excellent standard of quality, accuracy and simplicity with their free city maps of Funchal and Caniço, and their Leading Restaurants Map® selections. Available in many hotels, restaurants and shopping areas - including More info .

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Don't want to walk?
Then "Joyride" across Madeira!
For travellers who hate to tromp. But still want
to feel the fresh Madeira air in their hair, and the warm sunlight on their face. Hiring a nifty scooter or motorbike from the friendliest family run motorbike and scooter hire company in Madeira is the solution: Joyride! - More Info .

Emergency medical aid for your holiday.
S.M.M. is the top professional emergency medical attention service in Madeira. They provide emergency medical assistance with a force of medical doctors and a rapid respose team. For about only Euros 25.00 a week you can avoid the expensive doctor bills you might have to pay on an unfortunate accident on your holiday. More info .

Quality Madeira Wine: applauds the remarkable success of Henriques & Henriques who have won (again) the Madeira Wine Trophy for its remarkable 15 year old Malvasia at the International Wine Challenge contest held in the UK. More info .

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Bulletin Boards Looking for a husband?
Joe is looking for a wife on Madeira,
Martin wants to know what an 11 year old can do on holiday, and Anabela wants to know where she can eat well on a budget of Esc. 1500$00. Just a few examples of questions placed on our popular message boards where users exchange information that are read by thousands of visitors. More info .

Holy Trinity Church Organ Restoration Appeal
Help save the English Church organ! The Holy Trinity Church is hoping to restore the familiar and historical church organ to its former glory. They need your help. More info .

Xanana Gusmão East Timor Still in Need
Thank you for your previous support during the online campaign to free East Timor from the tyranny of the Indonesian Authorities. But the misery of the people of East Timor continues. They still need help. More info .

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