Pinot Noir New Zealand 2017 Returns

New Zealand’s most significant wine event announces date and returns to Wellington

Being involved or interested in Pinot Noir NZ previously, we wanted you to be amongst the first to hear about our exciting announcement.

Pinot Noir New Zealand – described as “the best Pinot Noir event on the planet”, will be returning to the Wellington waterfront in 2017 for 3 days, commencing on the 31st January 2017.

We’re thrilled to be bringing this event back to NZ’s capital, to showcases the very best of New Zealand Pinot Noir to media, trade and enthusiasts of Pinot Noir from all corners of the globe.

If you’ve been involved before, you’ll know that Pinot Noir NZ 2017 will be, without question, the place to be in the wine world at that time. At the 2013 event 110 producers from around the country came together to showcase over 300 wines.

With an exciting new programme revealing the land, people and culture of this fine country of ours, attendees can expect to be educated, stimulated and connected to what makes our Pinot Noir unique.

The Pinot Noir NZ 2017 Board is headed by Chair Ben Glover who describes his board members as ‘a superbly reprobate team’. They’ll be working to create an event which attracts some of the greatest international minds on the subject of Pinot Noir, and a thought-provoking 3 day programme.

“Pinot Noir NZ 2017 will continue to redefine the concept of New Zealand Pinot Noir. We’re looking to illuminate the path that leads to Pinot Noir greatness, and put fire into peoples’ bellies. We look forward to welcoming visionaries, thinkers, industry leaders and lovers of Pinot to be part of this exciting event with us.”

This team includes;
Ben Glover (Chair) – Group Winemaker, Accolade Wines NZL
Angela Clifford – Managing Director, Tongue in Groove Wines
Duncan Forsyth – Winemaker, Mount Edward
Blair Gibbs – General Manager, Spy Valley Wines
Phillip Gregan – CEO, NZ Winegrowers
Alistair King – Accountant, Crowe Horwath
Helen Masters – Winemaker, Ata Rangi Wines
Jacqui Murphy – General Manager, Two Paddocks
Chris Yorke – Global Marketing Director, NZ Winegrowers

For further details on the personality of the Board:

Pinot Noir NZ 2017 will be an essential event for all pinotphiles – experts and enthusiasts alike. Pinot Noir NZ is delighted to be returning to the stunning Wellington waterfront, and looks forward to offering the best food and wine New Zealand has to offer.

To be kept informed about the event and registration details, subscribe to the Pinot Noir NZ 2017 newsletter:  or you can follow @PinotNoirNZ on Twitter, pinotnoirnz on Instagram or Pinot NZ on Facebook

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