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Number of times William Shakespeare mentions the word “wine” in all his works. The Bard wrote mainly about three specific types of wine: Canary (a sweet wine with a yellow tint), Malmsey Madeira, and Sack—the latter was the Elizabethan term for Sherry. Perhaps he was the “OG” influencer, placing product ever so effortlessly throughout Twelfth Night, Loves Labour‘s Lost, and Richard III, to name a few of his best-known plays.

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