60-Minute Connoisseur

James Laube
Issue: December 15, 2001

The line outside the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., began to form early on May 26, 1983. The writers—no dummies—were milling around, waiting for the main event. They knew of the goodies to be tasted inside.

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

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