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Book of Colonial Herbal Cures Describes Wine Remedies

Laura Stanley
Issue: November 15, 2000


November 15th, 2000 Book of Colonial Herbal Cures Describes Wine Remedies For colonial Americans, wine was much more than a drink with dinner. It was a medicine, too -- the base ingredient for countless herbal tonics and tinctures taken for ailments from apoplexy to ague, even injuries inflicted by witchcraft.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 15, 2000.

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