Remembering old Madeira wine labels

Old Madeira wine labels

This page is a collection of wine labels I have curated on my travels.

Listrao Branco

Listrao Branco. A very rare wine produced by Artur De Barros e Sousa, now no longer operating. The company is now part of its neighbor D’Oliveira.

Cossarts Bual 15 year old label, duo centenary collection of this famous old firm

Borges old label

A Borges old label from a wonderful company still producing excellent wines

Borges famous oxen label

Borges famous oxen label, a delightful label in my view for the J.H. Goncalves brand

Borges Henriques label

Borges Henriques label

Blandy’s rainwater (old label). A rather stylish label I feel

Miles Sercial label.Miles wines are still bottled, but with very different labels today

Leacock’s old logo. That is a a label

Madeira label from long ago

Madeira label from long ago, about which I know very little

Old Verdelho label from Justino Henriques

Malmsey, Madeira wine label under the “Good Company” strap line from Cossart and Gordon

Cossart Rainwater Madeira old label for the US market, under the Thirteen colonies sobriquet.

Blandy’s old label Bual, under the Duke of Cumberland sobriquet

Borges seco Madeira label

Borges seco Madeira label

Solera wine label. A modern label for an old wine.

Sercial 1910

Sercial 1910

Baros label

Barros e Sousa label offering 1000 euros reward if their wine is not produced using the canteiro process