On March 24 John Hailman, author of Thomas Jefferson on Wine, will be a featured guest on American Public Media's "The Splendid Table." The Splendid Table, hosted by Lynne Rossetto Kasper, provides listeners abundant information on food preparation, appreciation, and culture.
Hailman will take a look at Thomas Jefferson through a unique lens, as a man whose lifelong campaign to steer the American public away from hard liquor and into the vineyard. Click here to listen to the March 24th installment
John Hailman was wine columnist for the Washington Post and was nationally syndicated for over a decade by Gannett News Service. He has served as judge and panel chairman at numerous international wine competitions for over twenty years. He now divides his time between homes in Oxford, Mississippi, and Merignac in the Charente region of southwest France.
Thomas Jefferson on Wine, released in November 2006 by the University Press of Mississippi, is the definitive account of a great American's lifelong passion for wine. For more information about the book or its author please contact Clint Kimberling, Publicist, at the University Press of Mississippi.