History from a Bottle, A Historical Wine Tasting at Jonathan Trumbull Jr. House Museum
"History from a Bottle," a themed wine tasting at
the Jonathan Trumbull Jr. House, will combine tastings of wines popular in the
18th century with stories about why people drank what they drank during that
Join Joe Schling, owner of Blue Heron Fine Wines in
Glastonbury, from 4:30-6:00 p.m. on Sept. 26, 2009 at the house museum, 780 Trumbull Highway, as
he pours tastings of Madeira, port and claret and discusses the history of these
wines.These are the wines that were commonly served when Jonathan Trumbull
Junior lived in the house from 1767-1809. Educational handouts will be
Seating is limited to 20 people. The cost is $15
per person. Reservations must be received by Monday, Sept. 21. To make a
reservation, contact Alicia Wayland at 642-7987. Payment must be made in
advance. Make checks payable to the Town of Lebanon and mail to Alicia Wayland,
105 W. Town St., Lebanon, CT 06249.
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