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Old 07-13-2008, 10:40 AM   #1
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How long will opened Marsala last?

I occasionally use Marsala wine for cooking. One of my favorites is a recipe for Marsala mashed sweet potatoes. The problem is that it calls for a mere tablespoon. Once opened, how long can I keep Marsala wine before I will not want to cook with it anymore?

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Old 07-13-2008, 10:50 AM   #2
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Crankin..I'm thinking it's one of the fortified wines, so it will last a very, very long time.....

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Old 07-13-2008, 11:04 AM   #3
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It will last months. UB is right, it's fortified with added alcohol so will last much longer than regular wine.
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I have never had it go bad on me and I do not use it very often at all.
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I don't know a time frame, but "Long." My current bottle is at least a year old, I am sure, and it still tastes fine.
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Old 07-13-2008, 02:09 PM   #6
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Okay good. I just didn't want to have to throw away bottles that are like 90% full. Thanks
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