IVBAM, Funchal Madeira


The Wine, Embroidery and Handicraft Institute of Madeira, (Instituto do Vinho, do Bordado e do Artesanato da Madeira, P. I. – IVBAM) was created in June 2006. You can visit this wonderful old building in central Funchal on Rua Do Visconde De Anadia 44,


The old courtyard at IVBAM
Alembic still
An old Alembic still formerly of Cossart Gordon now in IVBAM’s warehouse
Barrels ageing at IVBAM
IVM labelled Barrels ageing at IVBAM

IVM was the predecessor of IVBAM

Barrels of Madeira wine
Barrels of Madeira wine ageing at IVBAM
Madeira wine institute Prior to IVBAM the organisation responsible for the Madeira’s wine industry was the Madeira wine institute. You can visit this magnificent old building in Funchal and there is a small museum with old wine making artifacts and exhibition to the rich creativity of Madeira’s handicraft industry.