The History of Wine Spectator

Looking back and looking foward
Thomas Matthews
Issue: November 15, 2001

On a soft night in June 2001, the barrel cellar at Château Lafite Rothschild was lit by candles and crowded with men in tuxedos and women in flowing gowns. They had gathered for a dinner hosted by the owners of the Bordeaux châteaus included in the famous 1855 classification.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 15, 2001.

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