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Dec 13, 2006 01:14 PM

Palm Wine

Is there any palm wine in America? There are several companies in Ghana and Nigeria that bottle and export the stuff, does anyone know of any American importers?

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  1. Someone does indeed import the stuff into the US, as I've seen it for sale in south Florida. But damned if I know who. Sorry.

    1. I haven't ever seen it. If you did get your hands on a bottle, it'd likely be pretty nasty (in my opinion). All the palm wine I've had via bottle (I lived in Nigeria for a year) has had a very strong fermented taste. Perhaps a trip to W. Africa is needed to taste the delicious fresh palm wine they have!

      1. I haven't seen palm wine but I've seen wine at the Palm.