January 10, 2011: On this day, Caraccioli Cellars in Carmel, CA opened its wine tasting room. Caraccioli Cellars is a family-run winery that takes care in creating wines that are representative of the vintage and made completely from the Santa Lucia Highlands Appellation. Caraccioli Cellars specializes in making high-quality Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines.

January 10, 2022: Champagne and French Fry Day. This is a day celebrating the combination of fries and champagne. The science of it is that champagne contains a lot of acidity and fizz. Fries are high in fat and sodium. Cutting through fat and salt needs acid. Champagne’s bubbles also cleanse the palette, preparing your tongue for another three orders of French fries. As an extra tip: if you pick an Extra Dry Champagne, which is somewhat sweeter than Brut, the paring will be elevated to new heights. The sweetness balances out the salty.

For more dates in wine history, click here.

Choose File