December 11, 2003: Helan Mountain East Region Wine gained its geographical indications (GI) protection products on this day.

December 11, 2009: On this day, A Heavenly Vintage was released. The movie tells the story of Sobran Jodeau (Jérémie Renier), an ambitious young peasant vintner, and his three loves: his lovely wife Celeste (Keisha Castle-Hughes), the boastfully intelligent noblewoman Aurora de Valday (Vera Farmiga), and Xas (Gaspard Ulliel), an angel who strikes up an improbable relationship with him. It received the Best Lead Actress in a Feature film.

December 11, 2011: Coombsville officially gained American Viticultural Area (AVA) status. Since it was just recently recognized as an AVA, Coombsville is one of Napa Valley’s designated wine-growing sub-regions with the shortest history. Mount George, which marks the terminus of the Vaca Mountain Range to the south, may be seen in the distance from this location.

December 11, 2014: Yanjing wine gained its geographical indications (GI) protection products on this day. Yanjing Wine is manufactured from native grapes grown at an altitude of 2,200 to 2,600 meters in the Yanjing Township of Mangkang County in Chengdu City in the Tibet Autonomous Region. It was brewed for a very long time; therefore, we know it was around in the middle of the 19th century. Because of the one-of-a-kind geographical location in which it was produced, the wine has a vibrant color, a smooth flavor, and a pleasant aroma in the nation. The Tibetan people have a strong demand for it despite its widespread notoriety.

December 11, 2020: On this day, Taylor Swift’s Champagne Problems was released. The song tells the story of a woman who rejects a marriage proposal just before Christmas, shocking her would-be fiancé and their loved ones. Swift described the song as depicting “longtime college sweethearts that had completely different plans for the same night, one to end their relationship and one that had purchased a ring for a proposal. Simply said, someone is getting ready to propose to their partner. He has already notified their family and friends, who are all excited to rejoice and celebrate once the engagement happens. Interestingly the person is proposing with their mother’s ring.

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