American Viticultural Areas

April 15

April 15, 1969: On this day, Ned Goodwin was born. He is an Australian-born English sommelier, educator, television host and judge, and consultant. Goodwin is notable for having earned the first Master of Wine […]

August 20

August 20, 1905: On this day, Frank Musselman Schoonmaker was born in Spearfish, South Dakota. Schoonmaker established himself in the wine industry by writing travel stories in Europe towards the end of Prohibition. During […]


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