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Hawke's Bay Wine Events

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Hot Red Hawke's Bay

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Hawke’s Bay Winegrowers invite you to join them for this decadent event, which is held annually at the Viaduct Event Centre in Auckland and Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington, showcasing the region's exquisite wines.

Enjoy an evening with inspirational winemakers and delicious finger foods while tasting elegant flavoursome Hawke’s Bay wines, including many new releases – a night not to be missed!  

Buy event tickets at keyword search #Hot Red

Young Viticulture of the year 2014

Young Viticulturist of the year 2014 will be held on Thursday 3rd July 2014 - 9am-2.15pm at Te Awa Estate.

Free admission to enter competition

BBQ lunch 12pm

Biostart Hortisports at 12:30

Introducing the Grape Race Operator competition at 1:00 - come along and support others for a fun day

Over $5000 of prizes to be won including $1000 cash and registration, travel and accommodation to Blenhiem for this years winner to compete at the National Final at Bragato in August.

Open Day on 12th June 2014 after NZW Grape Days which finish at 3.30pm.

Meet at Emporium Bar in Napier from 4pm - Drinks, nibbles provided and a presentation with competition details.

There will be a couple of past competitors present so come along and have a chat to find out what's involved.

With an added event this year...

Be one of the first to enter 'The Grape Race' operator competition.

This is the first year we've held this event and it sounds like a lot of fun - no age limits so enter a team of 2 to compete.

Dinner will be Te Awa Estate from 6pm with tickets on sale for $75 or a table of 10 @ $65.

To be a contestant or for more details contact, Mike Saunders: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 021 817 800

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Summer Events

Find out what's on throughout the Hawke's Bay summer. All Hawke's Bay events are listed here.

F.A.W.C – Food & Wine Classic Hawke’s Bay to link to

Hawke's Bay Charity Wine Auction

The Hawke's Bay Charity Wine Auction is the oldest charity wine auction in New Zealand. Held annually at Queen's Birthday weekend. Click here for more information about Hawkes Bay Charity Wine Auction.

Grower and Industry Events & Workshops

Hawke's Bay Winegrowers support a number of regional Industry events that promote and recognise best practice in Viticulture. These include Markhams Young Viticulturist of the Year competitions and regional workshops and seminars.