This is the fourth event of our 2022 Kinross Harvest Celebration - an annual event in Gibbston, Queenstown that celebrates the close of the wine industry's busiest time of year - the grape harvest. This festival brings together a range of events to celebrate the magic of the world of wine and the fine humans who spend their lives crafting Central Otago's liquid gold.
Coal Pit High Country Helicopter Wine Tasting
Hosted by Louisa ‘Choppy’ Patterson, Coal Pit owner Rosie Dunphy and winemaker Anika Willner, Kinross GM of Wine, Thomas Moschetta
Includes: Helicopter tour to private high country barn, wine tasting and lunch
11:30am meet at Over The Top Headquarters, Frankton
Allow 4 hours
Experience an unforgettable day hosted by legendary local pilot Louisa ‘Choppy’ Patterson as she takes you deep into the Queenstown high country to experience Over The Top’s stunning private alpine retreat. Here you’ll land in a stunning high country valley, surrounded by mountains and enjoy a gourmet lunch and private tasting experience of some of Coal Pit’s most iconic wines, with owner Rosie Dunphy and winemaker Anika Willner. A VIP experience for Coal Pit fans, who are keen to fully immerse themselves in the magic of Central Otago’s high country.
Accommodation is available at our cosy vineyard cottages - please let us know if you would like to stay and enjoy the full Kinross experience.
Wine Club member discounts do not apply to tasting or dinner ticket prices as this is a special event, but do apply for all other accommodation, food, wine purchased over this time.