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May 7

May 7, 1785: On this day, Sauvignon Blanc was discovered in France, where it acquired prominence in the Loire Valley and Bordeaux. May 7, 1945: Alfred Jodl, the head of the German military, presented […]

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 […]

January 12

January 12, 1831: On this day, Philip Speakman Webb was born. British architect and designer Philip Speakman Webb is frequently referred to as the "Father of Arts & Crafts Architecture." He exhibited a dedication […]

March 10

March 10, 1939: On this day, Hugh Eric Allan Johnson was born in London. He is the author of classic books including Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book, The Story of Wine, and The World […]

July 1

July 1, 1816: On this day, Emperor Franz I of Austria handed over ownership of Schloss Johannisberg to his Foreign Minister Prince von Metternich. Schloss Johannisberg is one of the oldest wineries in Germany, […]

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