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Post-Prohibition

October 23

October 23, 1942: On this day, MaryAnn Graf, the first female winemaker in California’s modern industry was born. Graf, like Weinberger, was a trailblazer, often regarded as California's first female winemaker when Prohibition ended. […]

August 20

August 20, 1153: On this day, Bernard of Clairvaux died. Saint Bernard, also known as Bernard of Clairvaux, O. Cist., was a Burgundian abbot and an important figure in the Cistercian Order's early efforts […]

December 7

December 7, 1901: On this day, André Tchelistcheff was born in Moscow, Russia. Tchelistcheff is popular in the 20th-century American wine industry. His contribution set the industry to recover from the effects of prohibition. […]

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