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Apple Tasting

$24 Per person  


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Tufton Farm
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am

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. Monticello and Albemarle CiderWorks will provide numerous heirloom 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 free Fall Open House at our Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants will follow the tasting.

The 2016 Apple Tasting at Monticello

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

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

Event At A Glance:
Around 1.5 hours

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