H.M. Borges Wines
The company of H. M. Borges, Sucrs. Lda. was founded in 1877. Associated are Adega Exportadora de Vinhos da Madeira, J. H. Goncalvez & Ca., Borges Madeira Lda. and Araújo, Henriques & Ca. Some of these brands are still used today.
H. M. Borges, Sucrs. Lda. today is a small to medium size family company that is still run by the descendents (forth generation) of the founder Henrique Menezes Borges. The current annual production of wine is 2.500 hectolitres, the total storage capacity is 120.000 hectoliters. As with most of the other producers, the company does not own any vineyards, but purchases the grapes from selected farmers in the areas of Estreito de Camara de Lobos, Campanario and Sao Jorge.
Famous for its old vintage wines, but most of these wines have been sold out some years ago.
The 1920 Madeira old wine Solera from the house of H.M.Borges. is a sample of this fine wine