Wine Matrix Ratings
Our system is a 100 point rating using this guide:

95-100 Outstanding to Exceptional – Gold medal standard showing the highest level of purity and concentration of the region and varietal.
90-94 Excellent quality – highly recommended of silver medal standard.
85-89 Very good quality – recommended wines of bronze medal standard.
80-84 Good quality, free from fault
79 and Under Not published – Not recommended

Wine Matrix Reviewers

Steve Read is a 30 year veteran of the Australian wine industry.  His career has seen him as a respected writer, enthusiastic educator and forward thinking retailer.  Between wine columns for newspapers, wine based radio programs, wine festival judging, wine education courses and hosting the top tier of Australian winemaker dinners – Steve is fantastically placed to offer his expert opinion on the world of wine.

Greg Swift began his journey in wine over 35 years ago.  An accomplished wine list author, wine event host and fine wine retailer, Greg has had the enviable experience of evaluating thousands of wines over the course of his distinguished career.  He has travelled extensively through the wine regions of Australia, New Zealand and Europe giving him extremely broad scope across a myriad of varietals whilst refining his finely tuned palate.  His high profile retail interests have allowed him to share in behind the scenes access with some of Australia’s most historic, famous and rising stars of wine production.  Greg is always excited to share his wealth of wine experience with you.