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Wine Fun Facts

Here's a few fun facts about the world of wine


  1. 1. Removing a cork requires a pull equivalent of lifting approximately 100 lbs.
  2. 2. Wine can be traced as far back as 3500 BC
  3. 3. Thomas Jefferson helped stock the wine cellars of the first five US Presidents and was very partial to fine Bordeaux and Madeira.
  4. 4. Dom Perignon, the Benedictine Abbey Cellar Master who is generally credited with "inventing" the Champagne making process was blind.
  5. 5. "Men are like wine. Some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age." – Pope John XXIII


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