In honor of the 207th birthday of Abraham Lincoln, we’re going to play a game of Two Truths and a Lie. Below you will find two true statements about Abraham Lincoln’s relationship with wine and one lie. Decide which you believe to be the lie, and send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your answer. The first 27 correct answers will receive a one time use 20% discount code on tayloredwines.com!
- Abraham Lincoln was the co-owner of a store/tavern in Salem, Illinois. At this tavern, you could purchase half pints of French brandy and wine for just $0.25.
- Abraham Lincoln was the first president to serve wine at an official White House function (though it was actually his better half who put wine on the menu). One of the wines mentioned was of the Norton grape from Missouri.
- Abraham Lincoln’s drink of choice was Madeira, and a friend once wrote: “The Madeira and sherry that he has consumed would fill more than one old cellar.”
Do you think you can spot the presidential wine history lie? Don’t forget, you must be 21 years of age to enter. Cheers!