North Downtown in Charlottesville, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Monticello Wine Company
Erected 2005 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Q-31.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1916.
Location. 38° 2.19′ N, 78° 28.773′ W. Marker is in Charlottesville, Virginia Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlottesville VA 22902, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nelson Sanitorium (1895-1902) (approx. ¼ mile away); Triumph of “The Charlottesville Twelve” (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gen. Alexander Archer Vandegrift (approx. 0.3 miles away); Catholic Church of the Holy Comforter (approx. 0.3 miles away); Paul Goodloe McIntire (approx. 0.3 miles away); Meriwether Lewis (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jack Jouett’s Ride (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlottesville.
Also see . . . Adolph Russow and the Monticello Wine Company. “The Monticello Wine Company was created as a cooperative to encourage and provide a consistent market for Albemarle’s grape growers. Many of Charlottesville’s most prominent citizens took stock in the company. In the interest of both producers and consumers and for the public well-being, the wine company’s goal was to make pure and healthful, low-alcohol table wines of medium grade. They pursued Jefferson’s dream of creating an affordable table wine that would lead to temperate drinking (Submitted on April 16, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,528 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.