November 14, 1994: Hatten wine appellation was designed and established on this day. Ida Bagus Rai Budarsa, a native of Bali who has a passion for wine, established Hatten Wines.

November 14, 2008: On this day, the movie Story of Wine was released in South Korea. The film follows Min-sung, owner of a wine bar, as he assembles a tasting menu of wines that pair with the stories of the bar, the people who frequent it, and their relationships.

November 14, 2017: On this day, the book The New Wine Rules was published. Jon Bonné breaks down simple principles for anyone to find, purchase, and enjoy a bottle of wine through brief rules, such as “A wine’s price rarely reflects its quality. Drink rosé any time of year. Don’t save a great bottle for anything more than a rainy day” (John Bonné’s website).

November 14, 2017: On this day, archaeologists excavating two stone-age villages in Georgia discovered the oldest winemaking evidence, where they found a roughly 8,000 year old jar that had traces of grapevine.

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