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Inside the Restaurant Awards: Elysée

Discovering a new Vinland in a Norwegian wine cellar
Per-Henrik Mansson
Issue: November 15, 2006

Editor's note: Every restaurant that is considered for a Wine Spectator Grand Award undergoes a rigorous inspection. The inspector dines at the restaurant, anonymously if possible, and then meets with the owner and sommelier for an interview in the wine cellar.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 15, 2006.

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