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October 18

October 18, 1923: On this day, Mauricio González-Gordon y Díez was born. As a fifth generation member of the family business and the Marquis of Bonanza, he grew González Byass, already one of the […]

March 3

March 3, 1932: On this day, Lalou Bize-Leroy was born in Paris, France. Bize-Leroy owns the Burgundy estates Domaine Leroy and Domaine d’Auvenay, the negociant firm Maison Leroy was the long-time co-manager for Domaine […]

August 8

August 8, 1868: On this day, Chateau Lafite was acquired by the German banker James de Rothschild, changing its name to Château Lafite Rothschild. Château Lafite Rothschild offers extravagant high-quality wines, marketing several of […]

March 23

March 23, 1936: On this day, Bernard Magrez was born. Magrez is a wine magnate and owns wineries and vineyards around the world. His list of French Châteaux is extensive and includes Château Pape […]

October 7

October 7, 1840: On this day, the first woman winemaker, Hannah Elizabeth Rabbe Weinberger, was born in New Albany, Indiana. Hannah was married to John Weinberger, an immigrant from Weissenburg. He had arrived in […]

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