Raymond Chan Wine Reviews


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About Raymond Chan Wine Reviews

Raymond Chan Wine Reviews was established in 2010, accumulated over 10,000 wine reviews by Raymond Chan until February 2019.

Candice Chow continues Raymond’s legacy by offering Raymond Chan Wine Reviews since May 2020.

Raymond Chan Wine Reviews provides a unique service by publishing independent, assessment-based, critical reviews in a style that is easily understood by the wine enthusiast, wine reseller and wine producer alike. You’ll find tasting notes on many newly-released wines here. The wine reviews are free to access and use, whether you are buying or selling wine. I trust our reviews are useful and enjoyable. – Candice Chow

Featured Reviews

Greywacke – Vintage 2018 Wild Sauvignon & Pinot Noir and 2017 Chardonnay
In 2009, Kevin Judd and his wife Kimberley established the Greywacke label. A living legend, Kevin’s fame of 25 years as founding winemaker at Cloud... Read more
Elephant Hill – the Estate range and their newest team members
Elephant Hill was established by the Weiss family in 2003 and released its first vintage since 2007. Over a relatively short period of time they’ve ... Read more
Matawhero Single Vineyard Chardonnay 2020 and Church House Barrel-Fermented Chardonnay 2020
Kirsten and Richard Searle purchased Matawhero Wines from New Zealand pioneer winemaker Denis Irwin (founder of Matawhero) in 2008. The Searles have a... Read more
Jean Josselin Grower Champagne imported by Three French Vines
We’re lucky to have access to so many fantastic sparkling wines and champagnes in New Zealand, but we don’t see too many examples of “Récoltant... Read more
Pegasus Bay Aged Release 2011 and celebrates its 31st vintage
This year Pegasus Bay celebrates its 31st vintage (1991-2021). When Ivan & Christine (Chris) Donaldson established Pegasus Bay in the Waipara Vall... Read more
Carrick Winery and Vineyard – new ownership and 2019 releases
Carrick Winery and Vineyard is nestled in the Bannockburn subregion of Central Otago, adjoining 24 ha of BioGro organic certified vineyards (certified... Read more
The first 20/20 pts wine goes to… Tony Bish Skeetfield Chardonnay 2019
What should a 20/20 points wine taste like? I didn't know until I tasted it. It was quite an experience! It was pretty, punchy, seamless, elegant and... Read more
30 Under $30 – 5-star rated wines you can buy
It's been a year since New Zealand closed its border to visitors, many of us had to adjust to situations with work and lifestyle choice, but, let's fa... Read more
Gimblett Gravels Annual Vintage Selection 2018
Each year, since 2008, a selection of twelve Gimblett Gravels wines have been selected by Andrew Caillard MW, Sydney based Master of Wine, by his inde... Read more
The Wild Irishman – Alan Brady
Wild Irishman - a retirement project of Alan Brady, who is known as the godfather of Gibbston. He planted the first vines in Gibbston in 1981, founded... Read more
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