1965 the war in Vietnam continues to worsen as whatever the Americans do including major bombing of North Vietnam they continue to lose more men , at the same time the Anti-War movement grows and on November 13th 35,000 march on Washington as a protest against the war. There is also civil unrest with rioting, looting and arson in Los Angeles. This was also the first year mandated health warnings appeared on cigarette packets and smoking became a no no. The latest craze in kids toys was the Super Ball and The Skate Board. Fashions also changed as women's skirts got shorter men's hair grew longer as the The miniskirt makes its appearance. The word Hypertext is created to describe linking in early computer systems and computer networking. The St Louis Arch is completed and The Beatles release 4 new albums including "Help".  

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The best wines of the 1965 vintage

Name Tb Producer Location
1 Hill of Grace 98.0 Henschke Eden Valley, Australia
2 Romanée Conti 95.6 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Burgundy, France
3 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 94.0 Bertani Verona, Italy
4 Unico 93.3 Bodegas Vega Sicilia Ribera el Duero, Spain
5 d'Yquem 92.5 Château d'Yquem Bordeaux, France
6 Ridge Monte Bello Cabernet Sauvignon 92.0 Ridge Vineyards Santa Cruz, United States
7 Grange Hermitage 91.9 Penfolds South Australia, Australia
8 Clos des Papes 91.0 Paul Avril Rhône, France
9 La Tâche 90.3 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Burgundy, France
10 Cabernet Sauvignon 89.5 Wynns Coonawarra Estate South Australia, Australia
11 Barca Velha 89.5 Casa Ferreirinha Douro, Portugal
12 Château de Fargues 88.0 Château de Fargues Sauternes, France
13 Marqués de Riscal Gran Reserva 86.0 Marqués de Riscal Rioja, Spain
14 Château Suduiraut 86.0 Château Suduiraut Bordeaux, France
15 Recioto Reserva Spumante 85.0 Bertani Verona, Italy
16 Lafite-Rothschild 84.8 Château Lafite-Rothschild Bordeaux, France
17 La Mission Haut Brion 84.0 Château La Mission Haut-Brion Bordeaux, France
18 Marques de Riscal Reserva 83.7 Marqués de Riscal Rioja, Spain
19 Barolo 83.4 Marchesi di Barolo Piedmont, Italy
20 Château Mouton-Rothschild 83.3 Château Mouton-Rothschild Bordeaux, France
21 Cheval Blanc 83.0 Château Cheval Blanc Bordeaux, France
22 Château Latour 81.0 Château Latour Bordeaux, France
23 Petit Chablis 0.0 Domaine William Fevre Chablis, France
24 Masi Campofiorin 0.0 Masi Agricola Veneto, Italy
25 Masi Costasera Amarone Classico 0.0 Masi Agricola Veneto, Italy
26 Barros Porto Colheita 0.0 Barros, Almeida & Co Douro, Portugal
27 La Romanée "Réserve du Paul Bouchard" 0.0 Bouchard Père & Fils Burgundy, France
28 Château Lanessan 0.0 Château Lanessan Bordeaux, France
29 Pato Frio Selecção 0.0 Ribafreixo Alentejo, Portugal
30 Montrachet 0.0 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Burgundy, France


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