April 11

April 11, 1950: On this day, Kathryn Hall was born. In addition to her decades-long work in the wine industry, she has been a successful businesswoman, lawyer, community activist, and the United States Ambassador […]

November 2

November 2, 1800: On this day, Grenache was planted in the Southern Rhône Valley. Grenache arrived in France probably through what is now Roussillon as it was under Aragón rule. November 2, 1910: On […]

April 5

April 5, 1815: On this day, a catastrophic eruption of Mount Tambora caused significant destruction to the global wine industry due to the massive volume of ash lowering global temperatures up to a year […]

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