International Pinot Noir Celebration

The Month of July

July 1478 to May 1576: In this period, a group of Catholic monks is credited with having started the production of wine making. These monks eventually cut their links with the church, which resulted […]

August 18

August 18, 1983: On this day, Hermann AVA was approved and established. This viticultural area has a long history prior to its establishment – German settlers were growing large numbers of grapes and developing […]

July 31

July 31, 1556: On this day, Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus (more commonly known as the Jesuits) died in the city of Rome. The Jesuits had been established in […]

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