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The Month of August

August 1248: During this time, Château de Goulaine began its wine journey as the de Goulaine family produced wines for their personal consumption. Eventually they turned commercial and became France's oldest continuously operational winery, […]

August 4

August 4, 1792: On this day, Percy Bysshe Shelley was born. A romanticist, he is currently most famous for his poem "Ozymandias," though he also wrote the “The Vine-Shroud,” a grim fragment of a […]

June 5

June 5, 1756: On in this day in 1756 Jean-Antoine Chaptal was born in Nogaret in in south-western France. In his long life he would go on to become a chemist, physician, statesman and […]

January 17

January 17, 395: On this day Emperor Theodosius, who had ruled much of the Roman Empire since 379, died. Theodosius was one of the most acclaimed rulers of the Roman Empire in its later […]

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