Jo Burzynska AIWS
Wine Brand Ambassador (New Zealand & Australia)
Jo Burzynska’s career as a wine journalist, author and judge spans two decades.
This has seen her pen one of New Zealand’s most widely read weekly wine columns as Wine Editor of the New Zealand Herald’s Viva magazine, edit several wine magazines, author the book Wine Class: All you need to know about wine in New Zealand (Random House) and contribute to specialist publications worldwide.
As an international wine judge, she regularly participates in shows, chairing panels at competitions such as the International Wine & Spirit Competition and the Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show.
She currently divides her time between New Zealand and Australia after starting a transdisciplinary PhD at the University of New South Wales in Sydney investigating the effect of sound on the perception of wine characters.