• Date Of Birth: 5 October 1941
  • Date Of Death: 9 March 2021
  • Spouse: Bella Lawson ​(m. 1968)
  • Occupation: Wine expert, merchant and author
  • City: Litton Cheney
  • State: Dorset

Steven Spurrier (5 October 1941 – 9 March 2021) was a British wine expert and merchant who was described as a champion of French wine. Spurrier organised the Paris Wine Tasting of 1976, which unexpectedly elevated the status of California wine and promoted the expansion of wine production in the New World. He was the founder of the Academie du Vin and Christie’s Wine Course, in addition to authoring and co-authoring several wine books.

Spurrier was married to the former Bella Lawson from 1968 until his death.[14][15] Together, they had two children: Christian and Kate.

Spurrier died from cancer on 9 March 2021, at his home in the Bride Valley English Wine Estate, in Litton Cheney, Dorset. He was 79. – Available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License from Wikipedia.