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Museum Finds Cases of 221-Year-Old Wine in Its Cellar

Cases of wine found in cellar are almost as old as the United States

(Newser) - A restoration project at a New Jersey museum unearthed cases of wine nearly as old as the United States. The Liberty Hall Museum in Union says it discovered almost three full cases of Madeira wine, a fortified wine, dating to 1796 while restoring its wine cellar. NJ.com reports the... More »

Landslides Claim 40 on Atlantic Resort Isle

Madeira awash in mud after heaviest rains since '93

(Newser) - The death toll from mudslides and flash flooding on the Portuguese island of Madeira rose to 38 people today as the government rushed emergency aid to the resort haven. More than 100 others were injured and an unknown number were missing, authorities said. A government rep told state news agency... More »

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