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Day 1 – Thomas Jefferson, A Primer
Day 2 – The First Wine of Record, Claret
Day 3 – Jefferson and Madeira
Day 4 – Jefferson’s Favorite Wines Available Today
Day 5 – Monticello Pictorial
Day 6 – Monticello Vineyards
Day 7 – The Monticello Cellar
Day 8 – Thomas Jefferson—orchardist and cidermaker (Part 1)
Day 9 – Quotable Jefferson
Day 10 – The Curious Philip Mazzei
Day 11 – Jefferson Vineyards
Day 12 – What Would Jefferson Think?
Day 13 – Thomas Jefferson—Cidermaker and Scientist-Farmer

Day 14 – Jefferson in Paris – A Pictorial of his Travels

Thomas Jefferson lived in Paris from August 1784 to September 1789 – five years that forever influenced his wine habits.  The next seven days (or so) will be dedicated to exploring Jefferson’s time in Paris. The first few days will provide pictorials or highlights of his trips through the vineyards of France, and subsequent days will provide detailed exploration of Jefferson’s time in Paris.

Last summer, the American Embassy Paris partnered with the project “Les ponts du Coeur” through which plaques were being placed throughout France in up to 40 towns visited by Thomas Jefferson.   Below is a map which chronicles Jefferson’s travels through the vineyards of France.  Each city noted below contains a Thomas Jefferson memorial plaque:

Jefferson's travels through the vineyards of France. (Source - http://france.usembassy.gov)


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