September 25, 2018: On this day, Wine Folly: Magnum Edition: The Master Guide, authored by Madeline Puckette and Justin Hammack was published. The Wine Folly site launched in 2011, and in 2015 they published their first book, Wine Folly. Later, Madeline Puckette and Justin Hammack decided to release a more complex version. It is a guide to the world of wine, using an an educational approach with a large number of designs, illustrations, and maps to elucidate types of grapes, wine pairings, wine regions, tips for tasting, and much more. The book won a James Beard Award.
September 25, 2018: On this day, the internet was shocked to see a video of a river of wine spilling out from a blown-out tank in Spain. The quick-thinking camera operator caught the wine from Villamalea’s Bodegas Vitivinos as it poured out into the streets and covered the property’s equipment. A total of 60,000 bottles of wine were spilled, but the 50-year-old winery’s yearly production of about five million bottles meant that the loss was not too significant.
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