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December 15th, 2000 The Rothschild Dynasty From Frankfurt's Jewish ghetto to Bordeaux: How the Rothschilds became the world's preeminent family of wine By Per-Henrik Mansson Prologue: Bordeaux, 1961 In the spring of 1961, the Rothschilds of Château Lafite and the Rothschilds of Château Mouton agreed to suspend hostilities between the two houses for a couple of days.
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