Steven Spurrier (wine merchant)

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Steven Spurrier
Steven Spurrier - Stierch.jpg
May 2016
Born(1941-10-05)5 October 1941
Cambridge, England
Died9 March 2021(2021-03-09) (aged 79)
EducationRugby School
London School of Economics
  • Wine merchant
  • author
Years active1964–2021
Known forOrganising the Judgment of Paris wine competition

Steven Spurrier (5 October 1941 – 9 March 2021)[1][2] was a British wine expert and merchant. He was known as a "champion of French wine".[3] Spurrier created the Paris Wine Tasting of 1976. He was also the founder of the Academie du Vin and Christie's Wine Course.

References[change | change source]

  1. International Wina Academy of Roma Steven Spurrier
  2. "'Great man of wine' Steven Spurrier dies at home". The Drinks Business. 9 March 2021. Retrieved 9 March 2021.
  3. Robinson, Jancis (27 May 2006). "Steven Spurrier - champion of French wines". Archived from the original on 3 July 2014. Retrieved 10 March 2021.