Château Mouton-Rothschild

November 22

November 22, 1847: The settler ship John Wickliffe departs from London for New Zealand. Its arrival is considered the founding day of the Otago region. Central Otago in particular has become an area famed […]

May 11

May 11, 1853: On this day, Nathaniel de Rothschild bought the Château Brane-Mouton vineyard in Bordeaux for the purpose of serving his own wine to visitors at his estates. He therefore changed its name […]

September 28

September 28, 1924: Jean "Johnny" Frederic Hugel was born in Riquewihr, in the Alsace region of France. Hugel would come to be the central pioneer of the 20th century Alsatian wine industry. After World […]

February 19

February 19, 1866: On this day, Mary Elizabeth Anderson was born. In addition to inventing and acquiring the patent for car windshield wipers, she ran a vineyard in California. February 19, 1870: Nathaniel de […]


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