Stephen Brook

Stephen Brook

Stephen Brook has been a contributing editor to Decanter since 1996 and has won a clutch of awards for his writing on wine. The author of more than 30 books, his works include Complete Bordeaux, now the definitive study of the region and in its second edition, and The Wines of California, which won three awards. His most recently published book, The Finest Wines of California, is his third on Californian wine. Brook also fully revised the last two editions of Hugh Johnson’s Wine Companion, and he writes for magazines in many countries.

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Best Pinot Noirs outside Burgundy

Scroll down to see the 11 best Pinot Noir wines outside Burgundy from Decanter’s 2016 tasting It’s quite clear that Pinot Noir can thrive throughout the world, as our tasting…

value red Beaune

Stephen Brook explains why Beaune can offer such good value Burgundy, and picks nine top red Beaune wines to try...

Tenuta San Leonardo, San Leonardo

Tenuta San Leonardo, San Leonardo, IGT Dolomiti 2000 Lush oaky blackcurrant nose, forthright and assertive but not too charred. This has a sweet attack, its richness and concentration cut by…

Tenuta San Leonardo, San Leonardo

Tenuta San Leonardo, San Leonardo, IGT Dolomiti 2008 Muted blackcurrant nose, rather closed yet still has some aromatic lift. Firm and robust, with integrated tannins and ample freshness. Powerful, tight,…

Tenuta San Leonardo, San Leonardo

Tenuta San Leonardo, San Leonardo, IGT Dolomiti 2010 Muted nose, quite smoky, with brooding black fruits. Rich, juicy, and concentrated, with good acidity to cut through the palate. Firm but…

Tenuta San Leonardo

Trentino is a thin wine region sandwiched between Valpolicella to the south and Alto Adige to the north. There is little doubt that its potential is far from being fully…

Vietti Lazzarito Barolo 2010

See Stephen Brook's rating, tasting notes and drinking window for Vietti Lazzarito Barolo 2010.

Gaja Sperss Barolo 2008

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Brovia Ca’ mia Barolo 2010

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Pio Cesare Ornato Barolo 2008

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Ettore Germano Barolo 2010

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Paolo Manzone Barolo 2010

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Rivetto Leon Riserva 2006

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