January 15 2013 issue
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Madeira: The Wine of Patience Jason Tesauro and Phineas MollodJutting from an abyssal Atlantic plain three and a half miles deep, the Portuguese island of Madeira is the craggy, lush jewel of a tiny archipelago. The name means "island of woods"; as early as the 15th century, Madeira’s boundless forests intrigued marauding pirates and seafarers like Prince Henry the Navigator. Nearer to Casablanca, Morocco, than to mainland Portugal, the island is best reached by plane from Lisbon. After a flight over 600 miles of flat, blue...
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