October 30, 1933: The Navarra wine region was established. It is known for many varying types of red wines, as well as superb rosé wines, and is located in the Ebro River Valley, near to the powerhouse wine area of La Rioja. The climate here means that winters are very cold and summers are long, hot, and dry, resulting in lower grape yields than in other Spanish wine regions but consistent quality.

October 30, 1935: On this day, Daniel Rogov was born. He was considered the most influential wine critic in Israel. Rogov wrote many food and travel guides, including popular guides regarding Israeli and Kosher wines. He was also a regular columnist for multiple publications such as The Jerusalem Post. He passed away on September 7, 2011.

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