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Old 10-31-2007, 02:09 PM   #11
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Have you checked an ABC store? They usually don’t carry a lot of regular wines, but typically have the basic fortified wines (Sherry, Port, and Marsala). Wherever you found Sherry, you might be able to find Marsala.

Marsala is fairly inexpensive. I can get a bottle here for $5 to $6.
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Old 10-31-2007, 02:16 PM   #12
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So, I was doing wrong thing by keeping it in the refrigerator?
Nope, not at all Charlie.

It's not heat or cold that are the mjor causing of wine going "off", it's the constant (or large) variations in temperature. By keeping it in a fridge, or cellar where the temps don't vary as much, it prolongs it's life.

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Old 10-31-2007, 08:44 PM   #13
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Have you checked an ABC store? They usually donít carry a lot of regular wines, but typically have the basic fortified wines (Sherry, Port, and Marsala). Wherever you found Sherry, you might be able to find Marsala.

Marsala is fairly inexpensive. I can get a bottle here for $5 to $6.
I finally found the Sherry at WalMart. I think I checked for the Marsala there already. When we can afford it, I will check an ABC store. I thought about that but just haven't had the money for extras. Thanks Keltin!

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Old 10-31-2007, 09:27 PM   #14
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I finally found the Sherry at WalMart. I think I checked for the Marsala there already. When we can afford it, I will check an ABC store. I thought about that but just haven't had the money for extras. Thanks Keltin!

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Wow! You found Sherry at Wal-Mart! I WISH my Wal-Marts would carry it! I always have to make a special trip to a package or ABC store to find it. Nice! Maybe you could ask the manager of that Wal-Mart to order it? That doesn't always work, but I have seen it produce fruit on occasion (mostly with small businesses)!
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To clarify, it is a Super Wal-Mart (do they even have any "non" Super Wal-Marts anymore?)--it was in the grocery section. They have a bigger selection than any of our grocery stores. If the ABC store doesn't have it, I will definitely see if Wal-Mart can order it.

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Sorry about my ignorance but I have never been to a Wal-Mart in my life. Trader Joes carries at least two types of Marsala.
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Sorry about my ignorance but I have never been to a Wal-Mart in my life. Trader Joes carries at least two types of Marsala.
No Kidding? Well that is a trip! (is that off topic?)
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Sorry about my ignorance but I have never been to a Wal-Mart in my life. Trader Joes carries at least two types of Marsala.
It is easier for me to drive 25 miles to Wal-Mart than a couple thousand to Trader Joe. I do love Trader Joe though.

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Old 11-01-2007, 01:07 PM   #19
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Our Wal-Mart here doesn't carry dry sherry, Marsala, or Madeira, however the other grocery stores (Giant, Safeway, Food Lion) do, & at very reasonable prices. Not much more than the dry sherry (between $5-$6).
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I was surprised that I couldn't find sherry at our grocery stores. They have cooking sherry but I won't touch that salty stuff (tried it once when I couldn't find anything else). I am looking forward to the day I can try my hand at Steak Marsala. It was so good!

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