Leeuwin Estate

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 […]

January 1

January 1, 1376: On this day, Nicolas Rolin, chancellor to Philip the Good, was born. In 1443, Rolin built Hôtel-Dieu in Beaune. The vines owned by this hospital for the poor generated cash for […]


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