Winemakers from Waiheke Island, West Auckland and Matakana are pulling out all the stops to showcase the region’s exciting winemaking scene at the first-ever Auckland Wine Week being held 13-23 June.
Make the most of Auckland-centric tastings and specials at Glengarry Wines, and dinners and tastings at restaurants and bars including Gusto, Augustus Bistro and Britomart’s Seafarers Club. The country’s biggest wine tasting event Winetopia presented by Singapore Airlines is also taking place on the city’s waterfront on Friday 14 and Saturday 15 June.
Discovery Dinner at Gusto – Thursday 13 June
Join us for the launch of Auckland Wine Week and an evening of discovery at Gusto at the Grand. Guests will sit down to an Italian feast shared family style as Master of Wine Bob Campbell leads us through a wide range of wines from some of Auckland’s most talented winemakers, fresh from the 2019 harvest. $185 per person Book your tickets here
Immerse yourself in the best of New Zealand wine at the country’s biggest wine tasting event Winetopia presented by Singapore Airlines, on Friday 14 and Saturday 15 June.
A colourful line-up of wine experts, personalities, masterclasses and the opportunity to sample hundreds of world-class varietals from over 60 renowned vineyards will see thousands of passionate wine lovers flock to this year’s event on Auckland’s waterfront.
Speak directly to winemakers, sample incredible wines, ‘share a glass’ with famous faces like former news presenter John Hawkesby, learn from industry gurus including New Zealand Master of Wine Bob Campbell and renowned Australian wine expert Nick Stock, and wine and dine with mouthwatering food offerings from Paris Butter, Xoong, Monsoon Poon, Akemis Gyoza, Salash Delicatessen, Makana Confections, A Lady Butcher and Taste of Sri Lanka. From $32 per person.
The Auckland Fine Wine Story – Thursday 20 June
Experience Auckland’s Fine Wine Story in an eight glass wine tasting hosted by David Nash at The Seafarers Club. This tasting will take you on journey from West Auckland’s viticultural pioneers to Matakana’s experimental boutique growers and over to Waiheke’s modern day icons. $125 per person
Instore tastings – 17 – 22 June, various locations
Join winemakers from around the region at your local fine wine store for delicious inspiration and a chance to try their range. Naturally all Auckland Glengarry stores are getting involved. See Auckland Wine Week website for details.