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​     Jim Gabler grew up in Baltimore, Maryland. He has degrees from Washington
& Lee University in economics and law. He served in the U.S.Army as a finance
officer. He practiced law in Maryland as a civil trial lawyer for the defense and

     Jim's passion is wine and includes travels to vineyard regions throughout the
world, collecting wine and wine books, and writing about wine. Jim's most recent
book is Dine with Thomas Jefferson and Fascinating Guests. Other books are
Passions: The Wines and Travels of Thomas Jefferson, An Evening with Benjamin
Franklin and Thomas Jefferson: Dinner, Wine, and Conversation, Wine into
Words, How To Be A Wine Expert, two novels, The Secret Formula, and God's
Devil, and a stage play, Franklin & Jefferson: Sex, Politics, and the American

     Since the publication of Passions, he has been a guest speaker on Jefferson
and wine at institutions, organizations and clubs throughout the United States
including Monticello, Smithsonian Institution: Museum of American History,
Boston Athenaeum, Winterthur, and The Society of the Four Arts.