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Book Review: Beyond Jefferson’s Vines by Richard G. Leahy

No Comments 18 September 2013

By Justin Williams — Beyond Jefferson’s Vines: The Evolution of Quality Wine in Virginia by Richard G. Leahy is an easy pickup for anyone who is highly interested in Virginia wine.

The book begins with a very good history and overview of Virginia and it’s relationship with wine along with Thomas Jefferson’s experiment of growing his own hopeful wine grapes in Virginia. I really enjoyed this part of the book. It makes someone look back and remember the history lessons taught about Thomas Jefferson–both positive and negative–and I think to myself that I wish my history teacher had known some of this information. But, then again, telling wine history to high schoolers might come off wrong or bore them to death.

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