Saturday Aug 22 2015

Summer Fruit Tasting

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Museum Shop Garden Center, Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center (map)
Saturday, August 22, 2015, 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Reservations: Required

Enjoy the harvests of summer, what Thomas Jefferson referred to as “precious refreshment.” Gabriele Rausse and staff will entertain participants with the fruits of summer: early apples, peaches, figs, grapes, nectarines, apple cider, blackberries, pears, and others. Short talks on the history of fruit growing in Virginia will vary the menu in this informal two-hour feast.



We'll be tasting 23 varieties of fruits on Saturday. from Pippin and Pearmain apples, to Mammolo Toscano, Pinot Noir, and Sangiovese grapes, to green nutmep melons, Oldmixon free peaches, and seckel pears.The tasting will be in Woodland Pavilion. Come join the fun.

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