January 8, 482: On this day, Severinus of Noricum died. Saint and "Apostle to Noricum" Severinus of Noricum is well-known. He might have been born in the African Roman province or Southern Italy, according […]
Primitivo and Zinfandel: Everything You Need to Know Primitivo is the same grape as Zinfandel, but we’ll get to that later. What every wine lover needs is a red wine made with this exciting […]
Paso Robles: The Wine County Paso Robles has been a well known California wine region since the wine industry started booming in the late 1970s. It is home to more than 200 wineries and […]
July 9, 1986: On this day, Lodi AVA was established in California. The region is best known for its Zinfandel and its Mediterranean climate. For more dates in wine history, click here.
April 2, 1900: On this day, Robert Koch was the first person to show that bacteria recovered from one wine might reduce the acidity of another wine when they were introduced into it. This […]
December 28, 1847: Henderson Luelling was born. An American Quaker and abolitionist who practiced horticulture, Luelling holds the distinction of establishing varietal fruits in Oregon, a state now reputable for the depth of its […]