Thomas Jefferson may not have drunk Constantia but he certainly planted “vines from Cape of Good Hope” at his private estate, Monticello. What were they?
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I've certainly tried to find other subjects to write about. But nothing else embraces food, travel, history, culture, philosophy,
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