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Remembering Steven Spurrier

March 20, 2021

“It’s such terribly sad news for everyone in the wine world that Steven Spurrier is no longer with us in person, though he will live on in treasured memories of him. I’m remembering his generosity and kindness, openness and curiosity about every new wine and place, and especially his love of good writing about wine and much else. In an email last year, he reported he was reading “fabulous” Zuleika Dobson and Elizabeth David’s An Omelette and a Glass of Wine, and drinking only old reds; that particular night he was decanting a 2001 Vigna Fontalero Brunello Collemato…”

You can read the rest of my tribute to Spurrier on The Wine Conversation here.

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