March 23, 1936: On this day, Bernard Magrez was born. Magrez is a wine magnate and owns wineries and vineyards around the world. His list of French Châteaux is extensive and includes Château Pape Clément, Château Fombrauge, Clos Haut-Peyraguey, and Château Le Sartre.
March 23, 2005: On this day, Mondovino was released in New York. The documentary investigates the impact of globalization on local wine cultures, the homogenization of wine styles as a result of wine personalities’ reviews and expressed preferences, and the values of large producers as opposed to traditional, boutique and family-run vineyards.
March 23, 2021: On this day, Wine Time: 70+ Recipes for Simple Bites That Pair Perfectly with Wine was published. Written by cookbook author Barbara Scott-Goodman, the book presents a wide range of dishes appropriate to various occasions and the perfect wines to pair with them.
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