Publications, education

Are you looking for more background information about Madeira wines ? On this page you will find tips for presentations, books and masterclasses on Madeira wine.


Instituto do Vinho, do Bordado e do Artesanato da Madeira.
This is the organization that sets the rules for the whole wine region, the wine producers and wines. In the laboratory, Madeira’s are analyzed on composition, and a tasting panel judges the quality of the wines.
IVBAM also organizes the joint promotion of Madeira.
Here you can order brochures for your Madeira presentation.


The wines of Madeira

Author : Trevor Elliot
Language: English
Clear written book in a handy format, with photos .
Order online:

Madeira – the island vineyard

Author: Noël Cossart
Language: English
In-depth information about Madeira wine, particularly on the history of the wine.
Order: ISBN 978-0-578-06647-9

Wijneiland Madeira

Author : Rudolf Pierik
Language: Dutch
Essay by a professor in Agriculture.
Overview of Madeira and its wines.
Order: Wine Bookstore in Amsterdam, or Stockum in The Hague.

Madeira – the Mid-Atlantic Wine

Author: Alex Liddel
Language: English
In-depth information on Madeira wine, very well structured
ISBN 97818490445

Madeira – the islands and their wines

“the definitive guide to Madeira”
Author: Richard Mayson
Language: English
Information about producers and old wines.
Advice on how to buy, store and taste madeira wines.
Order at:

A Madeira wine presentation

Wijnstudio is a wine school, specializing in Madeira and fortified wines.
Would you like to hold a Madeira tasting, combined with a informative presentation?
Look at the website:
or send an email:

International WSET wine courses

The wine courses from the Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) are given throughout the Netherlands.
An overview of the locations can be found at:

Online wine course with the international WSET

Would you like to learn about wine, but time lacks to attempt the course sessions? Then online learning is the solution!
The Wijnstudio provides English spoken online winecourses from WSET.
Each month a new course starts. You will receive a textbook and login code and take part in an international classroom. The assignment will be shared with your classroom-mates and assessed by a private tutor.
For more information: