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The Story Of Robert Mondavi

The Story Of Robert Mondavi The Mondavi family has been involved in the winemaking industry since the 1920s. A prominent member of the family, Cesare Mondavi, immigrated to America in 1906, and his son Robert Mondavi was born in 1913. In 1936, Cesare Mondavi purchased the Sunny St. Helena winery in Napa Valley, California, which was already …

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Mosel

Mosel: The Coldest Wine Region In The World

Mosel: The Coldest Wine Region In The World Mosel is one of the world’s steepest, coldest and northernmost wine-producing regions. The region encompasses the valleys of rivers Mosel, Saar, and Ruwer in Germany, starting from Mosel’s mouth at Koblenz upstream to the neighborhood of Trier in the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. The steep slopes …

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Willamette Valley’s Early History

A Taste of the Past: Willamette Valley’s Early History Through Wine

Willamette Valley Early History Much has been written about the history of the Willamette Valley. In this article, we’ll explore the area’s founding and discuss a few key early historical events that have shaped the Valley’s wine industry. We’ll also delve into some of the region’s oldest vineyards and wineries. So, join us as we …

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Master Sommeliers

Master Sommeliers and the Worshipful Company of Vintners

Master Sommeliers and the Worshipful Company of Vintners In 1363, the legacy of Master Sommeliers began with the formation of the Worshipful Company of Vintners, which was one of the Great 12 Livery Companies of London. All these companies functioned under the Royal Charter, which was responsible for regulating and looking after certain trade aspects. …

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THE ROBERT M. PARKER WINE RATING SYSTEM (100 POINTS)

THE ROBERT M. PARKER WINE RATING SYSTEM (100 POINTS) Robert McDowell Parker Jr. is a retired American wine reviewer who was born on July 23, 1947. He created the Robert M. Parker 100 point wine rating system. This wine rating tool along with his newsletter, “The Wine Advocate” have had a significant impact on the …

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Religious Figures And Wine

Religious Figures And Wine

Religious Figures And Wine Did you know that both religious figures and wine played an important role in the establishment of early civilizations? Find out about the history behind these two things that are so closely connected on this list of interesting facts about religious figures and wine! Different Religions And Their Approach To Alcohol …

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