When reading about the history of Port or Madeira, Facts about Port and Madeira is undoubtedly one of the most referenced publications. It is a detailed account of an adventures journey to the Douro, Porto and Madeira made in 1877 by Henry and Ernest Vizetelly.
Their work was published in 1880, describing in a vivid and entertaining way the vineyards, people and methods involved in the production, storage and trade of Dourense and Madeirense fortified wines, illustrated by Ernest with 100 engravings.
Here you can download the epub version of Facts about Port and Madeira, containing the account and accompanying engravings of the original publication. The text is reconstructed by hand from digital images.
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