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1976 Paris Wine Tasting

September 26

September 26, 1843: On this day, Thomas Volney Munson was born in Astoria, Illinois. Munson was an American horticulturist who spent most of his life documenting native American grapes. His work had a significant […]

May 24

May 24, 1337: On this day in 1337 the Hundred Years War between England and France commenced when King Philip VI of France confiscated the Duchy of Guyenne in western France from its owner, […]

November 21

November 21, 1799: John Dufour's "First Vineyard" is approved by the local government in Kentucky, making his vineyard the first commercial winery in the United States. Dufour founded the Kentucky Vineyard Society with citizens […]

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