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Jo Burzynska

Speciality Wines

Wine journalist, author and judge, Jo Burzynska is one of New Zealand’s leading wine writers, penning one of the most widely read weekly wine columns as wine editor of the New Zealand Herald’s Viva magazine. She also regularly contributes to a number of other publications, both in New Zealand and internationally.

Burzynska is an active wine judge, participating in competitions worldwide, and recent years have seen her in senior judging roles at leading domestic New Zealand wine shows such as the Royal Easter Wine Show Awards, as well overseas competitions including the Australian Alternative Varieties Show and an annual stint at the International Wine & Spirit Competition.

Originally from the UK, Burzynska spent time working at Harpers Wine & Spirit as associate editor of supplements and as editor of Drinks Buyer Europe. She relocated to New Zealand in 2004, where on top of her writing and judging, she wrote the book 'Wine Class: All You Need to Know About Wine in New Zealand', which was published by Random House.

Jo Burzynska

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