Celebrate International Chardonnay Day aboard the historic steam train WA 165 as you wind your way from Gisborne’s inner harbour through the countryside to Muriwai. This steamy journey allows you to connect with the winemakers who craft these delicious classic Chardonnays. Not to mention soulful singer/songwriter Ariana Henare grooving you into the afternoon with her acoustic guitar and soulful voice of grit and grace.
The train will depart from,
Gisborne Tatapouri Fishing Club,
The Shark Bar end
Inner Kaiti 4010
Dress – wine country casual.
Ticket includes The Chardonnay Express, tasting card and brochure, a glass of bubbles on the train, a tasting of classic Chardonnays paired with beautiful morsels by The Crawford Road Kitchen.
To celebrate International Chardonnay Day, The Gisborne Classic Chardonnay Group, a group formed to promote classic oak barrel fermented and aged Chardonnay, has chosen to host an annual weekend of events (always commencing with International Chardonnay Day) celebrating all things Chardonnay for Gisborne and our visitors.