May 4

May 4, 1353: Serego Alighieri estate was founded on this day. The estate boasts the oldest cultural and viticulture legacy in all of Valpolicella. The Serego-Alighieri family has passed down their passion for winemaking […]

April 30

April 30, 1859: On this day in 1859 The British Medical Journal reported on the recent death of Dr. Richard Mortimer Glover. In 1842 Glover was awarded the Gold Medal by the Harveian Society […]

August 6

August 6, 1395: Duke Philip the Bold made a declaration to preserve the quality of Burgundy wines. Manure was an organic fertilizer that the duke banned using, which presumably further increased output at the […]


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