Harvest is over and wine event season is about to kick-off! It’s the time when winemakers are on the road, swapping their gumboots for branded shirts and sales hats, showcasing and sharing their wines with wine lovers around the country.
There are 3 wine events around New Zealand not to be missed this June. Come along and meet the makers of your fav drops at …
Auckland at Shed 10 on June 22 – 23
Wellington at TSB Arena on June 29 – 30
The Greatest Celebration of New Zealand Wine is back for its 3rd extraordinary year! Journey deeper into the uncorked world of New Zealand wine, tasting delicious drops from 60 impressive wineries throughout our iconic wine regions. Unearth your favourites from the likes of Craggy Range, Mt Difficulty, Vavasour, Greywacke, and Man O’ War, taking home your favourite selections to sip, swirl and savour.
Winetopia presented by Singapore Airlines is your opportunity to get under the skin of the New Zealand grape scene and discover the colourful personalities that have made this country’s wine their life’s work. In this paradise for wine obsessives, there’s ideal opportunities to explore numerous regions and styles, try hundreds of lovingly crafted wines, and meet the makers across all regions of New Zealand. ‘Share a glass’ with some famous faces and learn from industry gurus including Master of Wine Bob Campbell and renowned Australian wine expert Mike Bennie, with tasting seminars to enlighten, entertain and enhance your love of great wine.
Plus pair your sumptuous wines with delicious food offerings from a selection of award winning artisans, all washed down with sultry live entertainment.
NZ BOUTIQUE WINE FESTIVAL
Auckland at Imperial Buildings, Fort Lane on June 10.
With over 30 small-production wineries under one roof, the New Zealand Boutique Wine Festival is NZ’s only event dedicated to the artisans of our wine scene. Alongside the hustle and bustle at Imperial lane, you will have the opportunity to taste hundreds of unique, small-production wines, indulge in a tasting lunch menu at Everybody’s, take part in expert masterclasses, and embark on vertical tastings only offered at this festival.
Find out more about the NZ Boutique Wine Festival here.
WINTER F.A.W.C. | FOOD AND WINE CLASSIC HAWKE’S BAY
Hawkes Bay, various events and locations, June 1 – 24.
60+ events, in some of the region’s most stunning locations, staged over four glorious weekends.
Find out more about the F.A.W.C. Winter events here.
See you there!