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Bodo's Bagels is a Charlottesville, VA Institution
S1 E6 - 3m 18s
Laurita and Lauren explore the Charlottesville food scene with a visit Bodo's Bagels. As they sample some delicious cream cheese and bagel combinations, Bodo's co-owner Scott Smith discusses how they make their famous New York-style bagels. After lunch, the Portees head out for a walk across the Charlottesville Downtown Mall, the Corner neighborhood, and the University of Virginia Lawn.
At Veritas Winery & Vineyard, Virginia Wine is Art & Science
S1 E6 - 3m 24s
During their weekend in Charlottesville, Lauren and Laurita take a quick trip to Veritas Vineyard & Winery in nearby Afton, Virginia. This family-owned winery grows 11 different varietals of grapes to produces some of the best wines in Virginia. George Hodson shares the story of how his parents turned a cow pasture into a thriving vineyard and winery over 23 years.
Exploring the Life of Sally Hemmings at Monticello
S1 E6 - 4m 52s
Laurita and Lauren visit Monticello, the historic estate overlooking Charlottesville where Thomas Jefferson, his family and 400 enslaved people lived. Gayle Jessup White, leads them on a tour and discussion about the history of slavery in America. Monticello's "The Life of Sally Hemmings" Exhibit honors Sally Hemmings and how she negotiated freedom for several of the children she had by Jefferson.
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