JB’s Wine Reviews


Man O’ War Blind Tasting at Itch Wine Bar

Itch Wine Bar in New Plymouth is now my fave place in Taranaki to go for wine tastings – fabulous venue, wonderful staff, well organized tastings with excellent presentations by […]





Happy Chardonnay Day 2018

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Trinity Hill Wines at Decanta Tapas Bar

“Trinity Hill is often referred to as an iconic New Zealand winery because they consistently produce superb examples of traditional and innovative wine varieties.” I think everyone at the recent […]



Vela Wines – Twelfth Night

Boston US based trio and owners of Vela Wines, Arié and Beth Ann Dahan and Max Risman fell in love with the land and people of New Zealand when visiting, […]



Wild Rock Wine Review

New Label for Wild Rock Wines Wild Rock, based in The Hawke’s bay, is a producer of premium crafted wines situated in New Zealand’s prime wine-growing districts of the Hawke’s […]



Four Wines from Mt Difficulty

Four Wines from Mt Difficulty – Mt Difficulty has long been synonymous with very high quality wines from down in Central Otago. Begun in the late 1990’s when the owners […]