Why Celebrate Today? October 12, 2009

Btms^ for Monday, October 12.
Drink Forecast for Today (df 4 2day): Italy’s Cortenova Primitivo Wine 2 celebrate Columbus Day & Luciano Pavarotti’s b’day 2day in 1935!
Complimentary Sip & Sample Wines this week at all The Barns, weekdays from 5 to 7 p.m., and Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m.
 – Ketu Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2008 Marlborough
 – Cookoothama Cabernet/Merlot 2007 Darlington Point
Liquor Barn is Kentucky Proud: Meet Ken Mattingly & Enjoy FREE Samples of  his Kenny’s Country Cheeses: Thursday, October 15 @ Springhurst Liquor Barn! 
 – Enjoy Kenny’s Country Cheese Samples with our Sip @ Sample Wines  from 5 to 7 pm
 – Join him for a Kenny’s County Cheeses Class, History & Sampling @ 7 p.m. in our Education Center!
Special KY Wine Tasting Event: Acres of Land Wines at Louisville Liquor Barns!
 – Friday, October 16, 5 to 7 p.m. @ Hurstbourne and Fern Valley
On this date in…
1492 – Christopher Columbus reached landfall in The Bahamas.
1792 – The first celebration of “Columbus Day” in the U.S., held in N.Y.C.
1810 – The first Oktoberfest held…when Bavarian royalty invited the citizens of Munich to join in the wedding celebration of Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria to Princess Therese. We’ll drink to that!
1823 – Charles Macintosh of Scotland began selling raincoats…a/k/a “Macs”.
1901 – President Theodore Roosevelt officially renamed the “Executive Mansion” to the “White House”.
1920 – Thoroughbred horse Man O’War ran his last race…and won!
1935 – Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti born…to be “the King of high C’s”!
1935 – Singer Sam Moore born…a “Soul Man”.
1962 – Jazz trumpeter Chris Botti born…to toot his own horn!
1968 – Aussie actor Hugh Jackman born…a “Wolverine”?
1969 – Musician, songwriter Martie Maguire born…to be a “Dixie Chick”!
1970 – Actor Kirk Cameron born…to experience “Growing Pains”?

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