Jules van Cruysen
Jules van Cruysen is a food and drinks writer and restauranteur. In 2015 he released his first book, Brewed: A Guide to the Craft Beer of New Zealand. Published by Potton & Burton, it is an in-depth look at the world of New Zealand beer. The book includes profiles on 140 breweries and tasting notes on over 400 beers. The second edition of Brewed will be published in 2017. In April 2016 he successfully funded his second book Aotearoa Nouveau: Postmodern New Zealand Wine, which will be published in late 2017. Jules is the co-owner of Hillside Kitchen & Cellar and The Ramen Shop in Wellington and is wine director of Cult Wine, a new wine retail business.