British Bankers Lose Jobs Over Pétrus Dinner
$62,700 wine tab for rare vintages was just too much
Issue: May 15, 2002
Capturing attention around the world, five investment bankers from Barclays Capital in the United Kingdom were fired recently for lavishing $62,700 on a celebratory meal last July at Pétrus, a trendy London restaurant.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands May 15, 2002.