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Wine Spectator

April 1

April 1, 1923: On this day, Miljenko Grgich was born in Desne, Croatia. Grgich is famous for crafting Chardonnay wine that beat the best of French wines during the 1976 Judgement of Paris blind […]

September 29

September 29, 1571: On this day, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was born, though he is known to most as the painter simply called Caravaggio. Caravaggio painted a piece called Bacchus, depicting the capricious Greek […]

April 18

April 18, 1855: On this day, the Bordeaux Wine Official Classification took place at the request of Napoleon III. All of the wines in Bordeaux were ranked by brokers in order of importance. The […]

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