Tag: Thomas Jefferson

Celebrating American Independence with A Renewed Partnership in Wine

Ceremonial vine planting on the top of Montalto (Gabriele Rausse in the center, Francesco Mazzei to the left, and Filippo Mazzei to the right)

On July 3rd, 2013, I had the pleasure of attending an event that represented the renewed partnership between Thomas Jefferson, one of America’s Founding Fathers, and Philip Mazzei, an influential figurehead in both European and American history.  This event featured…

Wine at America’s Table

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The following is a guest post written by Marlene Rossman.   See her bio at the end of this post. You may also find her on Facebook by clicking here. We in America, declared Thomas Jefferson in 1808, can make wine…