Discover the very best of New Zealand wine and food when Winetopia returns for its 8th season, this time taking place in the Viaduct Events Centre to provide a quality experience for more visitors, and enhance the growing the entertainment and culinary offering of the event.
Winetopia brings our wonderful world of wine to the city for thousands of passionate winelovers and vino curious attendees. This sumptuous event brings an action-packed lineup of personalities to the stage alongside some of the most celebrated wines bottled, aged and ready for tasting.
This year’s event will feature:
50+ wineries 30+ talks, tastings and masterclasses
Local and international gurus
Food and wine matching with Gaggenau Sommelier Sessions
The Main Stage will be hosted by the irreverent TV presenter and comedian Ben Hurley. Never short on surprises, the schedule will feature everything from wine blind tastings to speed-dating with wine makers, plus opportunities to share a glass with celebrities.
The Gaggenua Sommelier sessions will feature chef demonstrations expertly paired with wine matches. Confirmed sommeliers include Jeremy Ellis of Masu, writer Mermaid Mary (Mary-Therese Blair) and reviewer Candice Chow.
This is your chance to explore all the very best of New Zealand food and wine.
A full lineup of guru-led tastings, entertainment and fun surprises will be released on the Winetopia social media channels and event website, so make sure you are following these platforms.
Part of Elemental AKL 2023. The festival of Arts, Eats and Beats in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland happening from 20 July to 6 August.