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June

June 16

June 16, 1822: On this day, Charles Camille Heidsieck was born. Charles Heidsieck was a French Champagne businessman who created a company in 1851. He popularized Champagne in the U.S. to the point where […]

June 8

June 8, 632: On this day the Prophet Muhammad, founder of the religion of Islam, died at the city of Medina in western Arabia. Muhammad emerged as a religious leader in the cities of […]

June 15

June 15, 1873: On this day, John Reynell died. An immigrant from England named John Reynell established himself in South Australia as a wheat farmer, sheep and cattle breeder, vigneron, and winemaker. Reynell was […]

June 11

June 11, 323: Alexander the Great passed away. At the time, the south of Greece had a very prosperous wine industry. More specifically, by that time, Greek winemaking and wine trade had already shifted […]

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