March 27, 1909: On this day, Raymond Oliver was born. Raymond Oliver was a French chef. Oliver despised nouvelle cuisine, preferring the rich ingredients of his home region of Gascony. He owned Le Grand Véfour on the Rue de Beaujolais in the Palais-Royal neighborhood of Paris for over 35 years. He passed away on  November 5, 1990.

March 27, 1954: On this day, Karen MacNeil was born. She is an author, journalist, wine instructor, and consultant from the United States. She is one of the wine industry’s foremost voices in media, having written The Wine Bible, among several other significant works.

March 27, 1975: On this day, Fergie Duhamel was born. In her musical career, she has found success both as a solo recording artist and as a member of the Black Eyed Peas. Additionally, she co-founded Ferguson Crest winery in Santa Ynez.

March 27, 2020: On this day, the film Uncorked was released. The film follows Elijah, a young man with two jobs – one at his family’s barbecue restaurant, and one working with wines. He is pulled between his dream of becoming a master sommelier and his obligation of inheriting the family business.

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