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If you're wondering what wines you should be getting out of your cellar this Christmas, look no further, as Steven Spurrier tells Decanter the best vintages of Burgundy, Bordeaux and…

Spurrier 的选择

生产商与评论家一般都很排斥说“迄今最好”这样的话,但是该浓郁、认真、适合陈年的年份几乎可以与1982年甚至1947年相比,在发行价上创下了记录。Steven Spurrier 认为,虽然大家对这一年份赞誉有佳,但聪明人不应专注于一级酒庄,而应该把目光投向佩萨克-雷奥良 Pessac-Léognan 红葡萄酒与白葡萄酒。

Steven Spurrier

Every other August my wife and I take off for a two- or three-week drive around France, most of the time staying with friends.

Steven Spurrier

The Douro’s 2010 vintage will bear witness to the evidence of a revolution in the region’s wine industry from which there will be no return, so positively will it affect…

How to decant

Steven Spurrier explains how, when, what and why to decant...

Steven Spurrier June 2010 issue column

Although on a much lower score than Michael Broadbent, still at the crease on 397 (see p21), this is my 200th column for Decanter. Time for some reflection. My 100th…

Steven Spurrier May 2010 issue column

During the third week of January each year, a dozen or so tasters, predominantly trade but with one or two scribes, meet in the nicely old-fashioned East Anglia seaside town…

Steven Spurrier January ’10 column

In October I led a masterclass in Burgundy for Arblaster & Clarke Wine Tours, a five-day excursion to taste across the appellations and in the cellars of benchmark producers.

Steven Spurrier February ’10 Column

In November, Pierre-Henry Gagey, who joined Louis Jadot in 1985 and took over when his father, André, retired in 1992 after 30 years at the helm, gave a tasting for…

Bordeaux 2008: A Tough Call

On the back of a gloomy summer and an ever gloomier market, it was a vintage that had been all but written off. Some didn’t even bother going to taste…

Unsung Heroes

He loves his claret, but when it comes to refreshing, good-value whites, STEVEN SPURRIER can’t get past Bordeaux’s other great style. Here, he recommends his top 20 from £5–£15, and…

Blood is thicker than wine

STEVEN SPURRIER had met Piero and Lodovico Antinori many times, but always one brother at a time. With the pair working on their first joint venture, it was time to…

Bordeaux – Credit Crunch good value bordeaux wines

Recent vintages may be extortionate, but STEVEN SPURRIER has unearthed some good-value, mature claret alternatives, to drink now. After all, the credit crunch doesn’t mean we have to lower our…

Argentinian Red wines

STEVEN SPURRIER didn’t expect his first trip to Argentina to fill him with ‘unbounded enthusiam and admiration’. But the quality and value of the country’s reds have left him in…

Bordeaux 2015 en primeur wines at Grand Cercle tasting at Bellefont-Belcier

This was an average and variable vintage, as one might expect. A constant battle was waged against mildew but the ultimate problem was bringing the grapes to full maturit