Winetopia, 20-21 May 2016 at Shed 10 in Auckland. Tickets are $30 and include five tastings and a free glass.
New Zealanders love their wine and at the wine show called Winetopia you have an opportunity to get to know wines in its many forms. From whites to reds and all in between you can sample and explore wines to your hearts content. At the show there will be talks, entertainment and food pairings among other things. It’s all about exploring new wines and learning new things. To go along with the wines are some of the best food in Auckland city so you can learn to pair wines with what works best. Wine critics will be there to teach tricks of the trade and teach you all you need to know. There is even a premium mindfood option which costs $65 and includes a goody bag worth over $150. With this option you not only get the five free wine tastings and free glass but you start off with Ernest Rapeneau champaigne, a mindfood magazine, a minefood décor magazine, and mindfood gifts. There are also prizes to be won like flights to Vietnam. You can also partake in masterclasses. For example, on Friday, session 1 is a class called sip or cellar. In this masterclass you will compare youthful vs aged wines to decide on when to hold it, when to fold it and when to walk away. To find out more and to book tickets visit www.winetopia.nz.
Obviously we encourage you not to drive so you can relax and enjoy the day. Greenlane manor is a great place to stay while you’re having fun at the show. We suggest taking the train as it’s only a ten-minute train ride to Shed 10 from us. The train station is only round the corner from our hotel. Our hotel is a wonderful comfortable place to stay and rooms start at just $140. Our rooms are air-conditioned, double glazed and tastefully refurbished. Tea and coffee making facilities are complimentary. We provide a daily service, laundry facilities, Wi-Fi connection with free unlimited internet and free parking. Call us today and book your room now before they are all taken and then relax and have fun at Winetopia.