How do you say Madeira sauce?
- Ma·dei·ra | mə-ˈdir-ə, -ˈder-
- Ma·dei·ra | mə-ˈdir-ə, -ˈder-ə
- Other Words from Madeira. Geographical name. Madeiran mə-ˈdir-ən, -ˈder- adjective or noun.
What does Madeira mean?
Portuguese: metonymic occupational name for a carpenter, from madeira ‘wood’, ‘timber’ (Late Latin materia, from classical Latin materies ‘material’, ‘substance’). local name from the island of Madeira, which was named with Portuguese madeira ‘timber’ because of the timber that grew there.
Is Madeira fortified?
Madeira is a fortified wine that hails from the island of Madeira in Portugal, about 300 miles off the coast of Morocco. Ranging from sweet to dry, it’s primarily made with a handful of grape varieties, including Tinta Negra Mole, Sercial, Verdelho, Bual (also known as Boal), and Malvasia (aka Malmsey).
What do you call a person from Madeira?
Portuguese. Demonym(s) Madeirense. (English: Madeiran)
What language is spoken in Madeira?
Language in Madeira European Portuguese is spoken throughout Madeira, but English is also widely spoken.
What’s the difference between port and Madeira?
Specifics vary depending on style etc. But the aging process for Madeira is different than any wine in the world. The high heat it’s exposed to usually gives it a more complex flavor profile than port. The result is almost a smoky, roasted nut flavor.