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Waipara Hills Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2016
Whitehaven 2016 Featherweight, Rosé, Gewurztraminer and ‘Hidden Barrel’ Sauvignon
Pegasus Bay 2016 Gewurztraminer and 2013 Pinot Noir
Crown Range Cellar ‘Stolen Heart’ Merlot/Malbec 2014
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Earthworks 2015 Barossa Tempranillo, Cabernet and Shiraz
Pond Paddock Martinborough 2016 Sauvignon Blanc and Rosé
Bodegas Fontana Selection, Churchill Douro Red and Bisquertt Carmenere
Yalumba 2015 Galway, 2014 Patchwork, and 2013 Scribbler, Cigar and Paradox Releases
The Ramsay 2014 Central Otago Chardonnay and Pinot Noir
Spy Valley ‘Single Vineyard’ Marlborough Merlot/Malbec 2014
Yalumba ‘Y Series’ 2016 Rosé, 2015 Merlot and Shiraz, and 2014 Tempranillo
Natural Wine Co. 2016 Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir, and 2015 Wrights Reserve Chardonnay
Gladstone Vineyard 2016 Viognier and Rosé, and 12,000 Miles Sauvignon Blanc
Escarpment 2016 Rosé, 2015 Pinot Blanc, and 2014 Pinot Gris and Rosé de Noir
Trinity Hill 2016 Rosé, and 2015 Chardonnay and Syrah
Tono Rosado 2016 and Theory & Practice Pinot Gris 2016
Margrain 2016 Whites and Rosé, and 2014 Pinot Gris and River’s Edge Pinot Noir
Gunn Estate Reserve Pinot Noir and Ti Point Merlot Cabernet 2016
Te Kairanga 2016 Whites and Rosé, and 2015 Chardonnay and Pinot Noirs
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How to Submit Wines for Review

Suppliers are invited to submit wine(s) for review. Technical details, winery tasting notes and an indication of Recommended Retail Price are requested to be provided, if available. There is a charge of $33.00 exclusive GST ($37.95 inclusive GST) per wine reviewed.

The supplier will receive acknowledgement of receipt of the wine sample(s). A review will be made and published on the website, and feedback returned, as soon as practical and possible (say, nominally, within 3-4 weeks, dependant on work load).

The wine will tasted ‘open', identity known, rather than ‘blind'. The review written may include an introduction and background to the wine, variety, style or group of wines it may be tasted in. The review will include a description based on colour, aroma and taste, and the wine will be assessed and scored on the 20 point scale as well as the 5 star rating system.

Only wines of bronze medal standard (15.5/20 or ) and above will have reviews published unless instructed otherwise by the supplier. If a wine receives an assessment less than bronze medal standard, the review will still be provided to the supplier as confidential feedback.
A GST invoice will be sent to the supplier for the cost of the review(s) once published. Payment is due by 20th of the following month.
Please send wines to:
Raymond Chan Wine Reviews, 45 Alexandra Road, Hataitai, Wellington 6021
Tel: (04) 386-3726, Cell: (027) 272-8808
Special Instructions: Leave at front door if no-one home
Only one sample bottle of each wine is required. If a sample is faulty (e.g.: cork taint, oxidation), you will be notified for a replacement. Only finished and bottled wines will be reviewed. Tank and barrel samples can be evaluated by arrangement.
5-star, 4-star and 3-star award sticker labels may be purchased from Award Labels, 25 Knights Road, Rothesay Bay, Auckland 0630, Attn: Kay Morganty. Tel/Fax: (09) 479-1253 Email:  For  more information, visit the website:
Dispenser Rolls of 1,000 - $40.00 excl GST & postage, Production Rolls of 4,000 - $160.00 excl GST & postage
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Supplier Details

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Contact Phone
Email(for reciept)
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Street # & Name
Review Fees and Payment
The review fee per wine is $33.00 exclusive GST, $37.95 inclusive GST
Number of Wines
Total Cost(incl. GST)
- A GST Tax Invoice will be sent from ‘Wine2Trade’, the company that Raymond Chan Wine Reviews operates under
- The invoice will be sent after publication of the review on, or after a confidential feedback review has been sent to the supplier if the wine is not assessed at bronze medal (15.5/20) or 3 star level - Payment is due 20th of the following month of the review publication or feedback review sent
- The preferred method of payment is by interbank transfer to Westpac account: 03 0515 0509148 001 Cheque payment to ‘Wine2Trade’ also accepted
- Please refer to the invoice number

Wines Submitted for Review

- Please list the wine(s) submitted for review below. (Examples provided)
- The preferred order of description is: Name of Producer, Generic Name or Range/Tier, Region of Origin, Variety/Style, Vintage, Recommended Retail Price (incl. GST)
Examples below
Wine Description Vintage RRP
- Only one sample bottle of each wine is required
- If a sample is faulty (e.g.: cork taint, oxidation), you will be notified for a replacement
- Only finished and bottled wines will be reviewed. Tank and barrel samples can be evaluated by arrangement
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