October 9 1996: It was on this day when the grapes of Moss Wood Cabernet Sauvignon from Margaret River, Australia, were harvested, making it the Vintage Year for this Wine.

October 9, 2008: On this day, David Lett passed suddenly at his Dundee home from heart failure. He is regarded as a wine industry pioneer in Oregon and the founder of The Eyrie Vineyards in McMinnville, Oregon. David and his wife, Diana, produced the first Pinot Noir vintage in Willamette valley in 1970.

October 9, 2020: On this day, “Alvarinho Clássico 2019” from Soalheiro won a gold medal at the Mundus Vini awards. Soalheiro focuses mainly on the production of Albariño to produce the Portuguese wine variety known as green wine and is one of the main producers of this wine globally.

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