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Wanted: The Perfect Camembert 

Issue: November 15, 1999

November 15th, 1999 Wanted: The Perfect Camembert   The tale of one man's quest for the sublime cheese of normandy By Stanley Karnow Whenever his fractious compatriots frustrated him, French president Charles de Gaulle would explode, "How can you expect to govern a country that has 246 kinds of cheese!" His cantankerous eruption may have been justified, but, along with wine, perfume and croissants, cheese has customarily ranked as one of France's glories.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 15, 1999.

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