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Apple Tasting

$24 Per person  

 

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Meets at the Woodland Pavilion at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 10:00am 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. Gabriele Rausse, Monticello’s Director of Gardens and Grounds, and Jessica Bryars, Monticello Fruit Gardener, 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.

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

Results of the Apple Tasting on October 15, 2016 

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
Outdoor

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