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August 12

August 12, 1712: Karl Jacob Weber was born in the town of Arth in Switzerland. Weber initially trained as an architect and an engineer, but he subsequently became involved in the excavation of numerous […]

March 9

March 9, 1809: On this day, one of the most important figures in Tuscan wine history, Bettino Ricasoli, was born. He would later develop the Chianti formula in 1872. Ricasoli was a Florentine native. […]

May 25

May 25, 1966: On this day, Mission Hill Winery, was established in Canada. Although Travel and Leisure magazine has referred to Mission Hill as "the cornerstone of the Canadian wine tourist sector," the winery […]

July 1

July 1, 1816: On this day, Emperor Franz I of Austria handed over ownership of Schloss Johannisberg to his Foreign Minister Prince von Metternich. Schloss Johannisberg is one of the oldest wineries in Germany, […]

August 5

August 5, 1893: On this day, the Mudgee region of Australia began producing wine. Grapes were initially cultivated in the Mudgee region in 1858, and by August 5, 1893, there were a total of […]

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