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2010 Marks Gala’s 30th Year

Dana Nigro
Issue: December 31, 2010

In 1981, Wine Spectator editor and publisher Marvin R. Shanken had an inspiration: create a program to recognize restaurants for excellence in their wine programs. Thirty years later the Wine Experience is still going strong. Wine Spectator senior editor Dana Nigro explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 7, 2010.

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