Madeira Wine Festival

levadeiro/ September 8, 2010/ Events, Folklore, Images, Madeira, Traditions, Uncategorized, Wine

Beginning of September the grape harvest and wine making process starts on the island of Madeira, Estreito de Camara de Lobos. This is known as the Festa do Vinho da Madeira (Madeira Wine Festival) … Madeira’s oldest festival. The picking of the grapes, the Parade of the Pickers, treading the grapes and the whole ritual is a distinctly Madeiran tradition.

Check out the beautiful images captured during this years Madeira Wine Festival in Estreito de Camara de Lobos …