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Going Public

Issue: December 31, 1997

December 31, 1997 Going Public Red-hot Beringer, hoping to repeat Mondavi's success on the stock market, banks on vast vineyards, great wines and sharp people By James Laube In October, with the bountiful 1997 vintage safely in tanks and barrels and vintners ecstatic about the quality, Beringer Wine Estates began selling more than wine.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 31, 1997.

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