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Introduction to New Zealand Wine - $59

Pinot Noir Exploration - $79


Introduction to New Zealand Wine

PRICE:  $59 per PERSON

When:  11:30am (approx. 1.5 hours duration)

Have you discovered that you like to drink wine and want to know more about it?

Then reserve your place to join an intimate group and learn the basics of New Zealand wine.  This is a fun way to taste good wines and build your knowledge as we introduce you to the main wine regions of New Zealand, the grape varieties they grow and the wine styles they make.

Learn how to get the full flavour from the wines you taste, about what defines dry, medium and sweet wines, what “body” is and the importance of tannins and acidity along with the best temperatures for serving and enjoying wine.

Your tasting is made even more delicious as it will be accompanied with a cheese board of local cheeses, ciabatta bread, crackers and antipasto delicacies.

After the tasting class you can get your own Wine Card and keep tasting from our selection of over 80 wines and/or buy some bottles.  We can ship your wines direct to your home in over 30 countries.

What’s included:

  • Taste 7 quality wines carefully selected from the regions of New Zealand that best represent the distinct characters of each grape variety
  • Shared cheese board with 4 local cheeses paired with crackers, ciabatta bread, local quince paste, a selection of dried fruits, roast cherry chutney, extra virgin olive oil and dukkah
  • Engaging presentation by our knowledgeable staff
  • Any questions you have – answered!
  • Details of the wines tasted
  • Maximum group size is 10 people
  • Price includes 15% Goods & Services Tax

 


Pinot Noir Exploration

PRICE:  $79 PER PERSON

WHEN:  11:00AM (APPROX. 1.5 HOURS DURATION)

This is a tasting master class for those who love Pinot Noir and who want to learn more about the nuances of this grape variety.  At its best Pinot Noir is widely considered to produce some of the finest wines in the world - but this thin skinned grape is challenging to cultivate and transform into wine!

The Winery is at the gateway of the Central Otago wine region and this tasting is strongly weighted towards the best local Pinot Noir’s.  At this tasting you will explore the regional differences that come from the 5 unique terrôirs of Central Otago’s sub-regions.  To provide you with an overview from across New Zealand we will taste some fine examples of Pinot Noir from Martinborough, Marlborough and/or Waipara.

Secure your place as part of an intimate group (maximum of 8 people) as our expert staff guide you through a tasting of boutique, reserve and top quality wines using Riedel’s Pinot Noir specific glassware.

Your tasting is complimented with a delicious cheese board of local cheeses, bread and antipasto.

After the tasting class you can get your own Wine Card and keep tasting from our selection of over 80 wines and/or buy some bottles.  We can ship your wines direct to your home in over 30 countries.

What’s included:

  • Tasting of 8 top quality New Zealand Pinot Noir
  • Shared cheese board with 4 local cheeses paired with crackers, ciabatta bread, local quince paste, a selection of dried fruits, roast cherry chutney, extra virgin olive oil and dukkah
  • Engaging presentation by our knowledgeable staff
  • Any questions you have – answered!
  • Details of the wines tasted
  • Maximum group size is 8 people
  • Price includes 15% Goods & Services Tax