Cheaper rent East of the River has drawn arts organizations and artists to places like historic Anacostia. We explore the arts scene and what increasing development will mean.
Thomas Jefferson was one of America’s original oenophiles. But his lifelong goal to create an American wine to match European vintages was never achieved. In the 1820s, it was a different Virginia-native– Dr. Daniel Norton — whose experimentation in his home garden would lead to a grape that still bares his name. We explore the unique story of Norton wine, and the evolution of American wine-making.
- Todd Kliman Food and Wine Editor, Washingtonian Magazine; and author of "The Wild Vine: A Forgotten Grape and the Untold Story of American Wine (Clarkson Potter/ Crown Pub)
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