August 28

August 28, 1784: Junipero Serra died at California's Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo. Serra led the Franciscan mission to California between the late 1760s and the early 1780s. At the Mission San Juan […]

July 31

July 31, 1905: The French Governer-General of Algeria, Charles Jonnart, collaborated with a British partner to sell a huge volume of Algerian wine in London. Algeria had previously been restricted to French markets. The ensuing […]

January 1

January 1, 1949: On this day, the Shaanxi wine region was established in eastern China. January 1, 1973: On this day, Wine Warehouse was founded. Wine Warehouse is a California-based company that distributes wine, […]


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