May 8, 1962: On this day, Karen A. Page was born in Warren, Michigan. She is an author best known for her books on food and wine written collaboratively with her husband Andrew Dornenburg. Some titles include What to Drink With What You Eat, The Food Lover’s Guide to Wine, and The Flavor Bible, which won a James Beard Award in 2009.

May 8, 1981: On this day, Stephen Adam Amell was born. He is a Canadian actor best known for his lead role in The CW’s hit series Arrow. He co-owns Nocking Point Wines in Walla Walla, Washington with Kevin Zinter and Andrew Harding.

May 8, 1981: On this day, Andrea Barzagli was born. A decorated professional Italian football player, he subsequently dipped his toes into winemaking with former Juventus and World Champion center-back Andrea Pirlo. They work with Le Casematte, a Sicilian winery with vineyards overlooking the Messina Strait.

May 8, 2019: On this day, Wine Country was released. The film, directed by Amy Poehler, comedically depicts a group of friends on a birthday trip to Napa Valley.

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