Wine AKL 2014 Kicks Off In 2 Weeks

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Get up close and personal with New Zealand wines at Wine AKL, presented by Peugeot. Grab your wine-loving friends and taste your way around the country’s wine-growing regions – you can sample and buy wines, including limited releases and new-vintages, from over 60 NZ wineries.

Meet wine pros like Nick Stock (AUS), Shelley Lindgren (USA), Rebecca Gibb (UK) and our own Master of Wine Bob Campbell to find out what they’re drinking and why, plus join some of central Auckland’s favourite restaurateurs and sommeliers for talks on everything from a beginner’s guide to cellaring to how to order wine like a pro and food matching sessions.

Visit for full details on the speaker line-up.

Access to all of the Wine 101 and Sophomore Sessions talks is included in your ticket price, with tickets for the Connoisseurs’ Lounge sessions available through iTicket.

Whether you’re a newcomer to wine or a bonafide aficionado, Auckland’s new flagship wine tasting event will be one to remember.

Participating Wineries

Auckland & Northland: Villa Maria, Odyssey, Man O War, Karikari, Babich, Coopers Creek
Gisborne: Kirkpatrick
Martinborough: Ata Rangi, Escarpment
Hawke’s Bay: Mills Reef, Te Awa, Vidal, Esk Valley, Elephant Hill, Rod Mcdonald, Bilancia, Trinity Hill
Waipara: Sherwood Estate, Silver Wing, Pegasus Bay, Main Divide, Black Estate, Fancrest, Pyramid Valley
North Canterbury: Muddy Water
Central Otago: Thornbury, Mount Edward, Carrick, Maude, Prophets Rock, Mt Difficulty, Domain Road, Silver Fern Farms, Mount Michael
North Otago: Ostler
Marlborough: St Clair, Auntsfield Estate, Huia, Hunters, No.1 Family, Ara, Lawsons Dry Hills, Two Rivers, Fromm, Wise Owl, Summerhouse, Te Whare Ra, Marisco, Mud House, Nautilus
Nelson: Tohu, Neudorf, Kahurangi, Kina Beach

There will also be a range of international, lifestyle and retail exhibition stands, including Eurovintage, Negociants, A Touch Of Italy, San Pellegrino, Joiy and Riedel.

Advance sales $25 and door sales $30 – including a tasting glass, your first 5 tastings and a wine guide.

Aug 16 from 12 – 3pm and 4 – 7pm
Aug 17 from 2 – 6pm

Join the Wine AKL Facebook event here to keep up to date with the event and find out about other Restaurant Month 2014 events here.

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