"Aged to Perfection: The Story of the Vine and Olive" Daniel Brooks                                                                        Director, retired Arlington Historic House

"Collecting Art at the Smithsonian: From America's Attic to the Temple of Invention"                                           Crawford Alexander Mann lll  -Curator of Prints and Drawings,                                                                                              Smithsonian American Art Museum Washington, DC

Killdevil, Tafia, Rum: Four Centuries of History in a Glass" Wayne Curtis                                                                Author of "And a Bottle of Rum: A History of the New World in 10 Cocktails" (Crown, 2006), and 2002

“Our Spirited Ancestors: The Decorative Arts of Drink in the Early American South” Daniel Kurt Ackermann, CuratorThe Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts at Old Salem Museums & Gardens Winston-Salem, North Carolina

"Elegance and Entertainment at Georgia's Old Governor's Mansion"  Matthew S. Davis,                                        Director Georgia's Old Governor's Mansion

"Everything Old is New Again: Historicism in 19th Century Fashion"Kristin Miller Zohn,                                     Executive Director of the Costume Society of America; Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Lauren Rogers Museum