Hawke's Bay Wine Events
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Find out what's on throughout Hawke's Bay this summer here.
Bridge Pa Wine Festival
The Bridge Pa Wine Festival promises to be fantastic day out for wine and food connoisseurs.
Set in eight boutique wineries – accessible by free shuttle buses that travel the route – the event offers festival-goers a unique opportunity to taste wines from the Bridge Pa Triangle Wine Growing Region. Join in the carnival atmosphere taste great wines, enjoy superb food and live performances from some of Hawke’s Bay’s best musicians. To find out more www.eventfinder.co.nz - Keyword search 'bridge-pa-wine-festival'
Winter F.A.W.C! 2015: June 5th-28th
Summer F.A.W.C! 2015: November 6th-15th
Find out more www.fawc.co.nz
Hawke's Bay Charity Wine Auction
2015 Hawkes Bay Winegrowers Charity Wine Auction event, will be held on Saturday 14th November.
More details to follow.
Hawke's Bay Wine Celebration
Hawke’s Bay Wine Celebration 2015 is an exciting event we are planning to capitalise on the influx of trade and media coming through to attend the Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration 2015. Our Hawke’s Bay Wine Celebration is scheduled for Monday, 26th January 2015 to capture the international and national Wine trade and media’s attention prior to the Central Otago event on 29th January.
This event will showcase Hawke’s Bay wine with the objective of educating, informing and building relationships in a memorable and entertaining experience. This one day programme will include - formal Syrah & Blends tastings & discussions, a seafood & chardonnay lunch, grand tasting and a finale dinner.
Hot Red Hawke's Bay
Is a decadent event held annually by Hawke’s Bay Winegrowers, traditionally in Auckland and Wellington, with the potential for an additional Christchurch show in 2015, due to demand. With lots of exciting new ideas for the 2015 show's - watch this space.
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!
Young Viticulture of the year 2015
The prestigious New Zealand’s Young Viticulturist of the Year Competition is held to find a national viticulture representative to compete in the Young Horticulturist of the Year competition and to celebrate the young talent in our region.
Winners of the regional event will go on to compete at the national final at the Bragato conference.
Competitors will vie for the coveted title of Young Viticulturist of the Year annually earning the right to compete at the Young Horticulturist of the year competition.
2015 New Zealand Young Winemaker Competition
The Young Viticulturalist of the year competition has long been the benchmark for celebrating New Zealand’s up-and coming viticultural talent. Now entering its 10th year, the viticulture competition is to be joined in 2015 by a winemaking specific event, aimed at helping showcase the wealth of developing winemaking talent in the industry.
Hawkes Bay entries open on February 1st and the selected regional entrants will undergo a day of rigorous testing, which may include challenges involving; lab analysis, blending, blind tasting, amongst other assessments. The entry forms are available here on the Facebook page @NZYoungWinemaker.
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.