Year that Lancers, an off-dry Portuguese rosé (and a date night wine for millions of Baby Boomers in the 1960s), was created. The brainchild of an American wine merchant named Henry Behar, Lancers was bottled in a dark red crockery bottle that resembled an old amphora. Billons of bottles of Lancers (and its rival Mateus) have been sold since they were created.

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