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Joelle Thomson

Joelle Thomson

When she graduated in journalism from Wellington Polytechnic in 1989, Joelle Thomson wanted to write lifestyle stories, but it took another two years, a relationship with a chef and a stint as a flambé waitress in the Shetland Islands to join the obvious dots: become a wine writer. Her first wine column was in 1994. She has written 14 wine books in New Zealand and writes a wine column for The Dominion Post. She also edits Drinksbiz, tutors WSET, writes for Tim Atkin and adores Riesling.


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24th Feb 2016 in Articles

Age is just a number, unless...you're a bottle of wine

“Age is a just a number. It’s totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine,” said the actress Joan Collins, who looks uncannily youthful at 82 years old. I set the expectation dial accordingly low when bracing... Read more