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May 9

May 9, 1386: On this day, wine exports/imports were established by the Treaty of Windsor. The diplomatic agreement between Portugal and England, known as the Treaty of Windsor, was finalized when King John I […]

July 17

July 17, 1957: On this day, Eric Asimov was born in Bethpage, New York. The nephew of science fiction author Isaac Asimov, with multiple family members involved in journalism, he has been a food […]

August 31

August 31, 1814: On this day, Admiral Arthur Phillip died. Grapevines were brought to Australia by Captain Arthur Phillip's First Fleet in 1788. The first grapes, which were planted at Parramatta River near Sydney, […]

May 5

May 5, 1789: The French Revolution began, and proceeded for ten and a half years. After the French Revolution, the church's final vineyards were divided up and sold off starting in 1791. The Napoleonic […]

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