Saturday, May 8, 2010 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
The Norton grape was cultivated and developed by Daniel Norton in the early 1820s and was briefly the great hope for a fine American wine. Kept alive through Prohibition by bootleggers, the hybrid is again taking root in wine-growing regions. Kliman, food and wine editor at The Washingtonian, tells a fascinating story that encompasses viniculture, history, and colorful characters.
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