May 9, 1976: On this day, Will Lyons was born. He worked as a journalist, having contributed to household name publications such as The Wall Street Journal, and often wrote on the subject of wine for Decanter. Lyons held a passion for wine from his college years through his adulthood and involved himself in wine tastings and wine societies.

May 9, 2022: This day is National Moscato Day in the United States. The holiday was originated by Gallo Family Vineyards, who have produced the wine variety for nearly a century.

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