Wine - A Way of Life is a brilliantly told story of unexpected fame (the Judgement of Paris became a film starring Alan Rickman) and of fortunes lost, stolen, or strayed, a story of sustained optimism in the face of difficulty, and a story of wines and the people who make them.
Steven Spurrier was 2017 Decanter Man of the Year, a title generally reserved for the greatest of the world's wine makers, and is currently President of the Wine & Spirit Ecucation Trust. He has recently planted a vineyard in Dorset to produce sparkling wine.
The Unsung Hero of the British Wine Trade -- Jancis Robinson *
Financial Times *
Spurrier was born with a silver spoon, and has never stopped
stirring - happily for the wine trade and the general gaiety of
He has forgotten nothing, either: here is the wine trade as you never saw it before, in detail from the dire to the sublime.
Not to be put down: not Spurrier, nor his book.