In my video series, you can take a look at some of the beautiful places associated with our first five Presidents, including Mount Vernon, Peacefield and Monticello.
The latest episode of my history podcast takes you on a wild and intoxicating journey across Iceland in 1809.
Jefferson spent at least $9,253.01 (in 1808 dollars) on wine while President. Adjusted for inflation, that's a pretty huge wine bill!
This beautiful mansion, built in 1808 by one of America's preeminent architects, was demolished during World War II for reasons that are not entirely clear.
Most of us know Lincoln was born in a log cabin in Kentucky, but there's so much more to his early years than that--as you'll hear on the Second Decade podcast.
New episode of Second Decade delves into the history behind two bizarre mysteries, both involving the dead, that occurred in the British West Indies in the early 19th century.
"May a man not be allowed to drink a glass of wine by his own fireside?"
Napoleon's wily foreign minister was known to crack a bottle or two down here.
Gold was Napoleon's favorite color. How can you tell?
Wine has been made here since 1806, but Mooiplaas is on the cutting edge of biodiversity and conservation in the 21st century.