A wine passion inspired by the seemingly unlimited viticultural potential of his adopted state of California and by dedicated vintners he met there led Los Angeles restaurateur Manfred Krankl on a winemaking odyssey that began in 1994 with 150 cases of Syrah. Today, his Sine Qua Non wines have achieved blue chip status in the auction market.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands May 25, 2010.
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