Wine & Spirits
For a century and a half, Château Mouton Rothschild has epitomized Bordeaux at its finest, but, Martin Filler reports, full recognition was a long time coming.
At the New York restaurant Veritas, Tim Kopec exemplifies a new breed of vine expert—equal parts scholar, salesman, psychologist, and diplomat.
A connoisseur trades in his last seven bottles of Pétrus '61 and discovers a brave new world of wines that won't break the bank. Martin Filler reports over lunch.