January 11, 1922: On this day, Franco Biondi Santi was born. His ancestors Clemente Santi and Ferruccio Biondi Santi invented the type of red wine called Brunello di Montalcino, which is produced entirely of Sangiovese grapes in Tuscany. Carrying on the family legacy, Santi led the Biondi-Santi winery from 1970 until he passed away in 2013.

January 11, 2022: On this day, The Kings of Napa premiered on OWN. The soap opera is about an African American family who runs a Napa Valley vineyard following the father’s departure from the company.

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