Organisers of New Zealand’s oldest and most prestigious wine auction are thrilled with the uptake of tickets that went on sale last week on 1st July. People across the country snapped up tickets as soon as they went on sale.
This year’s Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction will be held on Saturday 17th September, in the heart of Hastings at the newly refurbished ToiToi – Hawke’s Bay Arts & Events Centre.
Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction, General Manager – Elisha Milmine says, “We were delighted with the enthusiasm of ticket purchasers, the tables we had for sale, sold out in a short time, there are still a few tickets available, but people shouldn’t delay if they want to join in the celebrations this year. The line-up of auction lots is outstanding this year, all donated by extremely generous people to support Cranford Hospice”
We have a ‘Bonus Lot’ available this year, which has been generously contributed by one of our long-term sponsors, Isaacs Plumbing, Pumping and Electrical. A vertical of Te Mata Estate Coleraine which is deemed as New Zealand’s greatest red, for this year’s 30th Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction. This vertical of 26 vintages covers the span 1994 – 2020 (minus non producing 2012), opportunities to acquire a piece of New Zealand heritage like this do not come up very often.
This will join the impressive 40 live auction lots available, including bespoke, one-off wines from some of the most prestigious wineries in Hawke’s Bay, collaborations between winemakers, luxury accommodation and restaurants, one travel package and one feature art piece which this year is by John Lancashire. There is plenty of quality selection for bidders to choose from with the addition of 10 Silent Auction lots also available.
There are only a few tickets left, so get in quick to Celebrate, Sip, Savour and bid!
- Date: Saturday 17th September
- Venue: ToiToi HB Arts & Events Centre
- Time: 12.30pm – 5.00pm
- Tickets: $60.00
Speak to workmates, friends and family to form your syndicate and register here.