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1855 Bordeaux Wine Classification

August 8

August 8, 1856: On this day, pathologist Newton Pierce was born. The unknown disease that devastated wide swaths of grape vines in Southern California, USA, was originally described by Newton Pierce in 1892. The […]

February 19

February 19, 1866: On this day, Mary Elizabeth Anderson was born. In addition to inventing and acquiring the patent for car windshield wipers, she ran a vineyard in California. February 19, 1870: Nathaniel de […]

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