Steven Spurrier

Steven Spurrier joined the wine trade in 1964 as a trainee with Christopher and Co, London’s oldest wine merchant. In 1970 he moved to Paris where he opened Les Caves de la Madeleine, which rapidly achieved recognition as one of the most highly regarded specialist wine shops in Paris. In 1973 he opened L'Academie du Vin, France's first private wine school, and went on to stage the famous Paris Tasting of 1976, when a Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon from California scored more highly than some of the most prestigious wines of Burgundy and Bordeaux. Steven Spurrier is the author of several books on wine and is consultant editor to Decanter magazine.

Steven Spurrier

Bordeaux 2011: The early campaign?

24th April 2012

After a long and drawn-out en primeur campaign for the 2010s, we asked a few chateau proprietors if this year would be any different...

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Bordeaux 2011: James Lawther MW

23rd April 2012

Decanter contributing editor James Lawther MW talks about the Bordeaux 2011 vintage, during the en primeur tasting week in Bordeaux.

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Bordeaux 2011: Steven Spurrier

22nd April 2012

Decanter consultant editor Steven Spurrier talks about the Bordeaux 2011 vintage, during the en primeur tasting week in Bordeaux.

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