Wairarapa’s excessive profile eating places, best wineries and meals producers will collect for a day of indulgence set amidst the gorgeous backdrop of historic native bushes and a picturesque riverside setting early 2024.
The Wairarapa Wines Harvest Competition, will probably be held at ‘The Cliffs’ Riverside Reserve, on Saturday 17 February, celebrating the start of the 2024 grape harvest season.
Common Supervisor Carla Steed says they’ve used the brand new 2024 alternative to take the pageant to the following stage.
“We’re delighted to supply for the primary time a “Masterclasses” type occasion that includes eight of our extra experimental and off the crushed monitor wines that you could be not have tried earlier than. Every winemaker will give attendees a glance underneath the bonnet showcasing how our native wineries are pushing the boundaries of conventional wine making.”
Steed says the occasion titled Contained in the bottle of Wairarapa Wines will go well with wine lovers with deep data in addition to wine appreciators who’re simply beginning their journey, into the great world of wine.
“It’s a beautiful alternative for the 16 taking part wineries to offer guests an perception into the wide range and types of wine accessible within the area.”
Alongside sampling the wines from the best wineries, guests will be capable of savour scrumptious culinary creations from Wairarapa’s high-profile eating places and meals producers.
Eateries on the 2024 occasion are anticipated to incorporate: Korky’s Catering, Kiwi Kai Catering, Colombo Martinborough, Caveman BBQ, Clareville Bakery, Brac N Bow, Balter Bar, Le Gra Vineyard, and Levitate Espresso.
Wineries at this years’ occasion embrace: Alexia Wines, Large Sky Wines, Borthwick Property, Butterworth Property, Cambridge Highway Winery, Colombo Martinborough, NgaPari, Fairmont Property, Gladstone Winery, Huntress, Johner Property, Le Gra Vineyard, Lynfer Property, Matahiwi Property, Schubert Wines and Urlar.
“The pageant showcases the perfect the area has to supply. Our line-up of wineries are a few of the most boutique within the area, and paired with native meals ready by a few of the Wairarapa’s high cooks, is a match up to not be missed,” Steed mentioned.
Revellers will probably be in a position immerse themselves in a day of pure indulgence and pleasure, in a vibrant environment crammed with stay leisure from iconic Kiwi musicians together with Uncle Monkey, The BeatGirls, The Satisfactions, The Blueprint and Steve Carlin Crooner.
Steed says the pageant workforce are delighted to have key sponsors, Provincial Insurance coverage Brokers on board as soon as once more, who’ve dedicated to supporting the pageant for at the least the following three years.
Harvest Competition was chosen as a 2023 finalist within the twenty fifth Wellington Gold Awards, and Common Supervisor Carl Steed says the popularity is testomony to her workforce and the Wairarapa wine and meals producers who’re core to its success.
“We’re proud to have the ability to ship such an iconic Wairarapa occasion that has been constructed from the bottom up, showcases the world-class Wairarapa wine and meals, and is now a sell-out yearly.”
Steed says they’ve additionally considered every thing so pageant goers could make their day utterly trouble free by letting the workforce at Tranzit care for their transport to and from Harvest.
“Conveniently positioned simply 10 minutes from each Masterton and Carterton, the pageant website is well accessible to each locals and guests to the district. For many who choose to drive, free parking will probably be accessible. Nonetheless, we encourage you to make life simpler by benefiting from our regional shuttle service. Tranzit Excursions will probably be operating Harvest shuttle transfers from the South Wairarapa townships of Featherston, Martinborough and Greytown in addition to from the townships of Carterton and Masterton. As well as, there are coaches departing from 4 places in Wellington and the Hutt Valley bringing pageant goers safely over the hill.
Tickets will promote out quick, so these fortunate sufficient to get in shortly will probably be handled to a plethora of wines and meals matches to select from. The fantastic thing about Harvest is the truth that good wine, meals and music is only some steps away for your complete day.”
For extra info or to buy tickets please go to https://wairarapaharvestfestival.co.nz/ and observe exercise on social media https://www.facebook.com/WairarapaWinesHarvestFestival
- When: Saturday, 17th February 2024
- The place: “The Cliffs”, Dakins Highway, Carterton
- When: Gates open at 11am