What is Marsala Wine?

Marsala wine is wine that comes from Marsala, Italy, and made with white skin or dark red skin berry grapes. Marsala is located in the western section of Sicily. In the early years of the wine, to allow the wine to last during the long ocean journeys, Brandy was added to allow the wine to be more resistant to temperature changes.Marsala wines are typically used for cooking in Italian dishes, and can usually be found as Amber Marsala and Ruby Red Marsala. The age of the wine determines its type.Fine wine is aged just over a year.Superiore wine is aged between 2 and 3 years.Superiore Riserva is aged just over 4 years.Vergine Soleras is aged 5 years and over.