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Monticello Wine Trail Kicks off Festival with Gala

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The Monticello Wine Trail Festival kicked off Thursday night with its first-ever gala.

Dozens spent the night wine tasting at the Jefferson Theater. Sixty-three wines were available for tasting - all part of a Monticello-area competition.

Trump Winery took home the Monticello Cup for its 2009 sparkling rosé.

“It's just a really wonderful enthusiasm and excitement all about Virginia wine but concentrated right here in Charlottesville,” said Elizabeth Smith, president of the Monticello Wine Trail.

The big event will be the wine festival Saturday on the downtown mall.

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