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Apple Tasting

$24 Per person  


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Meets at Jefferson’s Tufton Farm
Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

This annual event, truly a unique opportunity to explore the essence of the apple, has been among our most popular programs. Supermarkets today provide only a limited sample of the thousands of apple varieties once available to 19th-century fruit lovers. Tom Burford (aka 'Professor Apple') will provide numerous apple varieties, each introduced with a discussion of their history and culture. Participants will taste, savor, and, most importantly, rate each apple in this two-and-a-half-hour program.

Also offered on October 29. A Virginia Cider and Apple Tasting will be offered November 12.

2015 Tasting Results.

2014 Tasting Results

Now available in the Monticello Shop!

Apples of North America:
192 Exceptional Varieties for
Gardeners, Growers, and Cooks

by Tom Burford

The Fruits and Fruit Trees of Monticello 
by Peter J. Hatch

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Event At A Glance:
Around 2 hours


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