Domingo Fausto Sarmiento

September 11

September 11, 1133: On this day, Heiligenkreuz Abbey was consecrated. Austria's Burgundian wine culture was introduced by the Cistercian monks through the Abbey. Located around 13 km northwest of Baden in Lower Austria, Heiligenkreuz […]

April 14

April 14 1789: On this day, Tiburcio Tapia was born. Tapia set up the first winery in California and the second oldest winery in the United States. Before venturing into the wine business, Tapia […]

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