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Port

Other names: tawny port, port wine

Port is a fortified wine which originated in Portugal. It is typically served as an after-dinner sipping wine. Port has a sweet, nutty flavor. It also makes a flavorful addition to sauces and can be used for flambes. The term "tawny" refers to specific ports which have been aged up to 40 years. The aged port turns a warm "tawny" color. /bcb
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Substitute for port

Madeira OR Banyuls OR for a non-alcohol option in recipes with meat use beef or chicken stock.

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