Champagne Bollinger

October 5

October 5, 1803: On this day, Joseph Jacob Bollinger was born. Together with Paul Renaudin and Jacques Bollinger, Joseph founded the Bollinger Champagne house, a producer of Sparkling wines from the region. Bollinger is […]

February 1

February 1, 1141: On this day, the foundation of Barone Ricasoli, Italy, was laid. The Tuscan winery is the oldest one still in business in Italy. The history of the Brolio Castle, which is […]

April 7

April 7, 1885: On this day in 1885 the first steam train pulled into Mendoza in the Andes region of western Argentina. It had arrived from Buenos Aires following the completion of the first railway […]


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