Wines From Martinborough New Zealand
Thinking People, Thoughtful Wines

A Toast to the 2009 Vintage
Martinborough, Gladstone and Masterton

When: Tuesday 20 October, 11am – 4pm, Wellington City
RSVP: by Monday 5 October to Alexandra Barton: alexandralbarton@gmail.com

Wines From Martinborough and Wairarapa Wines invite trade and media to an exclusive tasting of new release and award-winning wines, and lively discussion.

Martinborough and the Wairarapa – the most versatile winemaking region in New Zealand?

Hosted Tasting – 11am – 12 midday
Limited to 30 people - For our invitation click here

Join us for a tasting of 11 distinct wines from Martinborough, Gladstone and Masterton, and a provocative discussion on what makes our region arguably the most versatile winemaking region in New Zealand. The panel will be led by wine writer John Saker, and will consist of winemakers Larry McKenna (Escarpment); Helen Masters (Ata Rangi) and Jane Cooper (Matahiwi Estate).  The discussion is guaranteed to be both lively and informed. Lunch will follow.

Open Tasting: Midday – 4pm

Enjoy an exclusive tasting of new release and award winning wines from the region that continues to punch well above it’s weight on the international stage. This is a superb opportunity to sample over 90 wines from 30 artisan wineries, and learn first-hand about the wines presented from those who have made them.

Alexia, Ashwell, Ata Rangi, Big Sky, Borthwicks, Brodie Estate, Burnt Spur, Coney, Craggy Range, Escarpment, Fairmont, Gladstone, Hudson, Johner, Joseph Ryan, Little Vineyards of Wairarapa, Loopline, Martinborough Vineyard, Matahiwi, Mebus, Murdoch James Estate, Nga Waka, Palliser Estate, Paulownia, Porters, Schubert, Te Kairanga, The Cabbage Tree, Urlar, Vynfields, Waipipi, Wycroft