Mt Vernon Wine Festival

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Each fall, Mt Vernon hosts a wine festival featuring a dozen regional wineries. Attendees can rent tables or spread out a blanket on the lawn in front of George Washington’s home facing the Potomac.

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They offer tours of the estate, including Washington’s wine cellar.

This was one of the first very chilly nights of this fall, and I froze my butt off. But it was fun!

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George and Martha Washington themselves were on hand to take photographs with the guests.

I wonder how many philosophical discussions took place in this very spot all those years ago…

It’s great that Mt Vernon is a national treasure that we can still enjoy today.

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