New Zealand Boutique Wine Festival 2016 (NZBWF)

New Zealand Boutique Wine Festival 2016 (NZBWF)

On Sunday 12th June 2016, the fourth annual New Zealand Boutique Wine Festival will descend into one of Auckland’s most sophisticated wining and dining establishments, the Imperial Building in Fort Lane.

The best boutique vineyards from around New Zealand will be showcasing over 200 wines, creating one of the most unique cellar door experiences in this country’s wine history.
Event attendees will be able to explore wines from different regions, enjoy fantastic food and wine pairings, great live music and participate in blind tasting seminars.

Four vertical tastings will be held throughout the day offering a truly unique opportunity to see how a wine changes year on year from its environment.

All tickets include: Spiegelau festival bordeaux glass (valued $19.50), ride home with UBER (valued up to $20), event programme and one free tasting token on entry:

Earlybird Tickets (available until 29th May) – $29 per person
Add On: Vertical Tasting (available until 29th May) – $29 per person

VIP Lunch: 12pm and 2pm – $79.00 (includes entry)
VIP Dinner: 5pm – $99.00 (includes entry)

GA Tickets – $39 per person (from 30th May – 12th June 9.00am)
Add On: Vertical Tasting – $39 per person (from 30th May – 12th June 9.00am)

Door Sales – $49 per person

Vertical Tasting:
A vertical tasting is when you taste the same wine from a vineyard year on year, learning why each wine is so unique and how this came to be. For example, Pinot noir 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009.

Four Sessions:

12pm – Matawhero
Matawhero 2013 Church House Chenin Blanc – GOLD
Matawhero 2014 Church House Chenin Blanc – GOLD/TROPHY
Matawhero 2015 Church House Chenin Blanc – 5 STAR
Matawhero 2013 Gewurztraminer
Matawhero 2014 Gewurztraminer – 5 STAR
Matawhero 2015 Gewurztraminer – 4 1/2 STAR

1pm – Te Hera Vineyard
Kiritea Pinot Noir – 2007, 2008, 2009
Te Hera Pinot Noir – 2005, 2006, 2007

3pm – Gillman Vineyard
Clairet 2009
Gillman 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006.

4pm – Silver Wing
Silver Wing Pinot Noir from 2011 to 2015
Including the Nada Preservative Free range (no sulphites or chemical additives at all)

VIP Lunch / Dinner Tickets:
Limited in number and include Festival ticket, Two Course Lunch or Three Course Dinner designed by Everybody’s head chef with two / three expertly-matched Festival wines.
Lunch sessions at 12pm or 2pm and Dinner at 5pm (booking of tables essential through Everybody’s or you will be seated with other groups)

Entree – TBA
Mains – TBA
Expertly matched wine for each dish.

Entree – TBA
Main – TBA
Dessert – TBA
Expertly matched wine for each dish.

Vegetarian Option for Main – TBA

Grazing menu will be available for all guests to purchase on the day.

Grazing Menu:
Tokyo chicken with spring onion relish – $15
Beef fat shoestring fries with mustard aioli – $8
Crumbed lamb ribs with housemade sweet chili sauce – $15
Selection of bread and dips- $8
Sliced cure meats and pickles – $25
Marinated olive and spiced nuts – $8
Everybody’s board – $42

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For event Terms and Conditions see:

R18 Event – Strictly No Children

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