A sold-out masterclass at the recent Decanter Fine Wine Encounter in London saw Steven Spurrier introduce 12 of his most memorable wines to a room full of enthusiastic attendees, Decanter's content editor, John Stimpfig tastes through them...

Steven Spurrier needs little introduction to anyone with more than a passing interest in wine.

Famed for organising the Judgement of Paris tasting in 1976, Decanter’s consultant editor has accumulated a lifetime of vinous memories, which he brought together for this masterclass on the Sunday afternoon of this year’s Decanter Fine Wine Encounter in London.

The 12 wines he picked represent people he’s met along the way, famed estates and even his own sparkling wine project in Dorset.

Decanter’s content editor, John Stimpfig, chaired this fantastic masterclass. See his tasting notes & scores below for an insight into Spurrier’s wine memories – exclusively for Decanter Premium members.

Steven Spurrier’s top wine memories:


John Stimpfig’s Notes


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