Jules van Costello

Jules van Costello is a drinks professional, writer and educator based in Wellington, New Zealand. He is a parter in the Sidney George Hospitality Group which owns The Ramen Shop, Hillside Kitchen and Tinakori Bistro. Jules is the wine director of Cult Wine which he co-owns with his wife Lauren and his business partner Asher Boote. 


Jules is the author of three books, BREWED: A Guide to the Craft Beer of New Zealand (2015), BREWED: A Guide to the Beer of New Zealand Second Edition (2017) and Aotearoa Nouveau: Postmodern New Zealand Wine (2018), all published by Potton & Burton. 

Jules is a veteran of five successful crowdfunding campaigns and has raised over $60,000 across several platforms.