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Madeira, A Wine for the Ages

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Madeira, A Wine for the Ages

Madeira, A Wine for the Ages

Madeira, A Wine for the Ages

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One of the potent potables the American colonists most liked to drink was madeira. Sometimes it's just nice to know that the fortified beverage you're drinking has a history that goes back to the birth of the nation.

Culinary curator John T. Edge and wine expert Mannie Berk help Debbie Elliott learn more about picking a great madeira.