Madeira: Libation of Liberty

14 Jan

madeira-wine

As it turns out, the delicious fortified elixir known as Madeira is the perfect beverage to toast the inauguration of a new president.  Once imported by John Hancock, Madeira was used as the toast for the inauguration of George Washington and to celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence.  Read the recent Globe and Mail article to learn more.

Try these good-value Madeira wines:

Broadbent ‘Rainwater’ Madeira $24.99  Everything Wine, BC Liquor Stores
Casa Dos Vinhos Madeira $27.99 Everything Wine, BC Liquor Stores

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: