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The Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello, what a blast! Attendees of the workshop were pleasantly surprised by the tastiness of our list of offerings, including Micah LeMon’s sweet and dry vermouths made from Monticello’s herb garden, peschen (peach leaf liqueur), and beet,plum, and carrot wines. Oh my!

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Blog Post: Mixology at the Harvest Festival

By Ian Glomski on September 18 2015

The Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello, what a blast! Attendees of the workshop were pleasantly surprised by the tastiness of our list of offerings, including Micah LeMon’s sweet and dry vermouths made from Monticello’s herb garden, peschen (peach leaf liqueur), and beet,plum, and carrot wines. Oh my!

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Blog Post: Monticello Mixology Workshop

By Ian Glomski on July 23 2015

Check this out… Ian has teamed up with Micah LeMon (arguably Charlottesville’s top bartender who serves ’em up right at The Alley Light) to lead a workshop entitled “Harvest Mixology: Using Alcohol as a Complement to Your Garden” at Monticello’s Heritage Harvest Festival on Saturday September 12th at 1:30…

The still is In Dah House!

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Blog Post: “XXX” Jugs

By Ian Glomski on May 28 2015

Trivia Time! Ever wonder why there are always “X”s on the side of olde tyme moonshine jugs?

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Believe it or not, there is a practical reason. Each one of those “X”s indicates a pass through the still. Each run strips more non-ethanol…

Blog Post: Distilleries in Albemarle County 1875

By Ian Glomski on May 07 2015

I was just doing some digging on local distilleries and came across this crazy map from 1875 (see image below). One of many things I found amazing was that there were 21 (!) distilleries in Albemarle county (red stars) when the population was only 27,544 people. If the distillery…