Stephen Brook | Stephen Brook is a wine writer. He  has been a contributing editor to Decanter magazine since 1996 and has won many awards for his writing on wine. He has written more than 30 books. His most recently published book, The Finest Wines of California, is his third on Californian wine. Brook also fully revised the last two editions of Hugh Johnson’s Wine Companion, and he writes for magazines in many countries.


Stephen Brook, Liquid Gold, (Constable, London and Morrow, New York, 1987).

Stephen Brook, Sauternes, and other sweet wines of Bordeaux (Faber & Faber, 1995) (ISBN 0-571-17317-9).

Stephen Brook, The Complete Bordeaux (Mitchell Beazley, 2007)


Stephen Brook, Négociants of the Rhône’, Harpers Wine & Spirit Weekly, 15 May 1998, p.64-65

Stephen Brook, ‘Crown Duels’, Harpers Wine & Spirit Weekly, 24 May 2002, p.18-20

Stephen Brook, ‘Chile in a Pickle’, Harpers Wine & Spirit Weekly, 22 November 2002, p.32-34

Stephen Brook, ‘School Days’, Decanter Bordeaux Supplement 2002 p.112-116

Stephen Brook, ‘Polycultured polymath’, World of Fine Wine 16 2007 p.152-4

Stephen Brook, ‘Ramos Pinto Port 1864-2002’, World of Fine Wine 22 2008 p56-7

Stephen Brook, ‘Southern Belle’, Decanter Italy 2011 supplement

Stephen Brook, ‘The might of Montefalco’, Decanter, Italy 2016 supplement p.72-76.


DWWA, Decanter World Wine Awards 2017.