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The Liberty Tribune

Our blog consists of vineyard happenings, winemaking insights, event highlights, 
and selected quotes from Founders!

Thomas Jefferson
July 3, 2023 | Thomas Jefferson

Too Much Liberty?

I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.

Time Posted: Jul 3, 2023 at 12:00 PM Permalink to Too Much Liberty? Permalink
Thomas Jefferson
June 21, 2023 | Thomas Jefferson

Liberty, Science, Virtue

Liberty is the great parent of science and of virtue; and a nation will be great in both in proportion as it is free.

Time Posted: Jun 21, 2023 at 12:00 PM Permalink to Liberty, Science, Virtue Permalink
Thomas Jefferson
May 17, 2023 | Thomas Jefferson

Rightful Liberty

“Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others.”

Time Posted: May 17, 2023 at 12:00 PM Permalink to Rightful Liberty Permalink
Thomas Jefferson
March 22, 2023 | Thomas Jefferson


I cannot live without books.

Time Posted: Mar 22, 2023 at 4:32 PM Permalink to Books Permalink
Thomas Jefferson
March 8, 2023 | Thomas Jefferson

Style v. Principle

In matters of style, swim with the current.</br>In matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Time Posted: Mar 8, 2023 at 12:00 PM Permalink to Style v. Principle Permalink
Thomas Jefferson
February 15, 2023 | Thomas Jefferson

Freedom of the Press

Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.

Time Posted: Feb 15, 2023 at 12:00 PM Permalink to Freedom of the Press Permalink
Thomas Jefferson
August 24, 2022 | Thomas Jefferson

Wine Econ 201

"He believed that a tax on wine would rule out its availability 'to the middling class of our citizens, and a condemnation of them to the poison of whiskey, which is desolating their houses.'"

Excerpt from  https://www.winespectator.com/articles/founding-fathers-and-wine-91

Time Posted: Aug 24, 2022 at 12:00 PM Permalink to Wine Econ 201 Permalink
Thomas Jefferson
July 27, 2022 | Thomas Jefferson

Wine Econ 101

"No nation is drunken where wine is cheap."

Time Posted: Jul 27, 2022 at 12:00 PM Permalink to Wine Econ 101 Permalink
Thomas Jefferson
June 22, 2022 | Thomas Jefferson

Wine Habit and Health

"Wine from habit has become an indispensable for my health"

Time Posted: Jun 22, 2022 at 12:00 PM Permalink to Wine Habit and Health Permalink
Thomas Jefferson
April 13, 2022 | Thomas Jefferson

Wine <> Friendship

"I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true old man's milk and restorative cordial."

Time Posted: Apr 13, 2022 at 1:00 PM Permalink to Wine <> Friendship Permalink