Monticello Wine Company

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1896 insurance map of Monticello Wine Co's Cellar

Founded in 1873, the Monticello Wine Company was considered the largest winery in the South. [1] The company shut down with the onset of Prohibition. Virginia went dry at the stroke of midnight on November 1, 1916. The whole country followed on January 16, 1920.[2]

The Monticello Wine Company House, one of Charlottesville's individually protected properties, is located at 212 Wine Street.[3].

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  1. Web. Historical Highway Markers: Monticello Wine Company, Virginia Department of Historic Resources
  2. Web. Virginia's Prohibition history, Lorraine Eaton, The Virginian-Pilot, 150 W. Brambleton Ave., Norfolk, VA, November 30, 2008, retrieved March 20, 2019.
  3. "Charlottesville : Architectural Design Control District and Individually Protected Property Information." Charlottesville : Home. Web. 16 Aug. 2010. <>.

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