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A Wine Lover’s Guide to Understanding History

A Wine Lover's Guide to Understanding History Wine is a fascinating subject to study. From the grapes themselves to the barrels used to age wine in the cellar, there is so much history to […]

The Month of August

August 1248: During this time, Château de Goulaine began its wine journey as the de Goulaine family produced wines for their personal consumption. Eventually they turned commercial and became France's oldest continuously operational winery, […]

December 13

December 13, 1545: On this day, the Council of Trent was opened. The concerns at stake were addressed forcefully by the Council of Trent, which also established the official Roman Catholic response to the […]

The Month of January

January 1911: During this month, riots broke out in the towns of Damery and Hautvilliers as tensions approached a breaking point. Trucks carrying grapes from the Loire Valley were pushed into the Marne River […]

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