Raymond Chan Wine Reviews


Candice Chow

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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

Valli – 2019 The ‘Goldilocks’ Vintage
A vintage you cannot miss! Find out more, watch my Instagram Live chat "Catch up over a glass of wine" with Grant Taylor on IGTV and read my reviews... Read more
Fancrest Estate – Estate Pinot Noir 2015
I was first introduced to Fancrest Estate by Stephen Wong MW at the New Zealand Winegrowers Sommit™, held in Hawke's Bay at the Paritua Winery in 20... Read more
BRILLA! Rosé Prosecco DOC 2020
BRILLA Rosé Prosecco DOC is as pleasing to the eyes as much as it is to taste. Its beautiful textural bottle with a sparkly label is reminiscent of d... Read more
Black Barn Vineyard – Sauvignon Blanc 2020 and Rosé 2021
Photo credit: Brian Culy Photography Black Barn is an artisan winegrower, located just 5 minutes from the village of Havelock North in Hawke's Bay Wi... Read more
Mon Cheval – Current Releases
I've known Mon Cheval, a micro-producer in the Waipara Valley, for quite a few years and the 2010 La Char has always been one of my favourite Pinot No... Read more
Neck Of The Woods – Pinot Noir 2019
Neck of The Woods is the wine brand AJ Johnson started in 2016. AJ, who is also in the television industry, began his wine journey in the vineyard and... Read more
Dona Fatima – The Only Wine In The World Made From 100% Jampal
I recently received a Portuguese dry white for review which intrigued me very much. It’s a premium wine produced by MANZ, Portugal, a pioneer in th... Read more
Top 10 NZ Chardonnays
Queenstown tasting event tickets link : https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/top-10-nz-chardonnay-tour-queenstown-tickets-162613014905 Wellington tasting e... Read more
Spade Oak – update
Spade Oak is one of the most innovative and exciting wine labels emerging from Gisborne. The Spade Oak wines come from the 16-hectare vineyard of Stev... Read more
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
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