Diana Silva & Ilha DOP Madeirense- A Trilogy of Wines

Patrick interviews Diana Silva, Madeira Island Portugal’s youngest wine producer, owner of Diana Silva Wines and creator of Ilha DOP Madeirense! Diana, with a degree in Tourism, Commercial Management... See More

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Patrick interviews Diana Silva, Madeira Island Portugal’s youngest wine producer, owner of Diana Silva Wines and creator of Ilha DOP Madeirense! Diana, with a degree in Tourism, Commercial Management and Winemaking, has been working and developing her professional activity in these areas for over 17 years. She started with her first harvest of 2017 on Madeira Island, also know as “The Atlantic Pearl”, producing three types of table wines – white, rosé and red, all from one single grape variety, the Tinta Negra! Diana created this “first trilogy of wines” called “Ilha DOP Madereinse”. In today’s podcast, Diana discusses her motivation and decision to create her unique wines, the wine making process and what makes her home, Madeira the perfect place to produce her exceptional wines! She also shares some tips on wines and food pairing!

Patrick interviews Diana Silva, Madeira Island Portugal’s youngest wine producer, owner of Diana Silva Wines and creator of Ilha DOP Madeirense! Diana, with a degree in Tourism, Commercial Management and Winemaking, has been working and developing her professional activity in these areas for over 17 years. She started with her first harvest of 2017 on Madeira Island, also know as “The Atlantic Pearl”, producing three types of table wines – white, rosé and red, all from one single grape variety, the Tinta Negra! Diana created this “first trilogy of wines” called “Ilha DOP Madereinse”. In today’s podcast, Diana discusses her motivation and decision to create her unique wines, the wine making process and what makes her home, Madeira the perfect place to produce her exceptional wines! She also shares some tips on wines and food pairing!

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Patrick Honeywell

Patrick Honeywell has 30 years of experience in the Food and Pastry Industry. Formerly served as Pastry Chef for Westin Hotels and Resorts where he assisted in new hotel openings and creating pastries and providing recipes for the cookbook, “Food and Wine the Westin Way.”

Patrick works closely with food industry experts- Las Vegas Casino Pastry Chefs, Hotel Chefs, European and American Consulting Chefs, Master Artisan bakers. Working together, sharing each others passion ideveloping new products and menus.