After a sold out event in 2017, New Zealand's largest wine tasting event - Winetopia presented by Singapore Airlines returns to Wellington.
Journey deeper into the uncorked world of New Zealand wine, tasting delicious drops from 60 impressive wineries throughout our iconic wine regions. This is also your chance to get under the skin of the New Zealand grape scene to meet the winemakers, taste through the selection and unearth new favourites from the likes of Clearview, Vavasour, Quartz Reef and Trinity Hill with the opportunity to purchase your top picks to take home with you.
Journey through New Zealand’s stunning wine regions, with 60 amazing wineries from Northland to Central Otago, sample all the Hawkes Bay, Martinborough and Marlborough wines in-between.
Free Talks and Tastings:
Indulge in the deeper joys of wine and 'Share a glass' with local celebrities and wine gurus. Renowned journalist, music writer and media commentator, Russell Brown, ‘Shares a Glass’ with some of your favourite wine-loving personalities, including former All Black Piri Weepu, Joe Lindsay, Barnaby Weir and Lucy Revill, to unearth their favourite drop and a splash of humour along the way.
A Winetopia exclusive, we’re heralding the close of each session with a bang with tunes from ‘The Ol’ Dirty Brass Band’ fronted by Joe Lindsay – who you may recognize as the trombonist of Fat Freddy’s Drop! He will be joined by the sounds of Lisa Tomlins, Riki Gooch and Lucien Johnson, for a Winetopia exclusive one-off performance.
Leading speakers for Winetopia Wellington include Master of Wine Stephen Wong and international wine expert Nick Stock, who will take you beyond the glass and dive deeper into the joys of wine! new for 2018, this year we'll also give you the opportunity to experience a unique Food & Wine Matching masterclass experience including 4 premium wines matched with a small tasting plate from Wellington favourite, Noble Rot.
Stay up to date by clicking 'attending' on the Winetopia Facebook event page, and follow us on Instagram.
Tickets are on sale now for $39* and includes entry to one session, 5 wine tastings tokens (value of $10), a Spiegelau wine glass + free talks & entertainment.
Or why not upgrade your ticket with our limited Cuisine Premium tickets at $75* including all of the above, plus a gift bag, glass of Nautilus Cuvée Marlborough Brut NV, a Spiegelau Vino Vino Burgundy wine glass and a Singapore Airlines delight.
*Booking fee applies.
Tickets for Masterclasses can be pre-purchased now. They do not include entry into Winetopia and are strictly limited in numbers per session.
Tickets sold out last year - buy now to avoid disappointment.
Presented by: Singapore Airlines