Matakana Magic

Sat 22 Jun

Venue Location

2 Matakana Valley Rd, Matakana

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PER PERSON (No Transport included)


TRANSPORT OPTION Includes Matakana market visit and more, see below*


Running Time: 2 hours per session

Venue Location

2 Matakana Valley Rd, Matakana

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Matakana Magic presented by Metro

The wineries of Matakana invite you to an exclusive tasting of wines, that really tell the story of their region. Wineries will be pouring their medal-winning wines, some favourite library wines or doing vintage comparisions. Each winery is thrilled to be sharing something special from their collection. 

Tastings will be all be matched with food by The Vintry 

This small but mighty wine growing region is full of great wine, wonderful characters and gorgeous scenery.  This event promises to be lively, informative, fun and delicious. 

​Wines and food matches

  • Monarch Estate - 2015 Kaleidoscope Chardonnay
    Matched with: Line-caught local fish with saffron sauce
  • Matakana Estate - 2014 Chardonnay
    Matched with: Laksa prawns

  • Runner Duck Estate - 2013 Black Velvet
    Matched with: Proscuitto, fig compote from Runner Duck orchard

  • Sculptureum - 2013 Cézanne Syrah
    Matched with: Bresaola, parmesan crisp

  • Omaha Bay Vineyard - 2010 Cabernet Franc/Malbec/Petit Verdot
    Matched with: Char-grilled lamb, harissa yoghurt

  • Brick Bay Wines - 2010 Pharos
    Matched with: Char-grilled eye fillet, chipotle, lime chimichurri

  • Takatu Vineyard - 2010 Merlot Cabernet Franc Malbec
    Matched with: Berry crème brûlée

  • Hyperion Wines - 1998 Kronos Cabernet Merlot
    Matched with: Blue Cheese, sweet pear chutney

Ticket Price - $95 
The Vintry - 2 Matakana Valley Rd, Matakana 0943 

Transport is not included in the $95 ticket price.  
Bottle sales (to take home) will be available on the door via The Vintry 
This event is not suitable for children

*Optional luxury local transportation w/ Matakana market visit - not available for the earlier Midday Session
Price: $55 per person

10am - Guests will be collected from Auckland CBD pick-up point -  (Mercure Hotel on Customs Street) by a Mahu City Express luxury coach booked exclusively for this event.

Sit back and enjoy a friendly, scenic drive north to Matakana past some of the vineyards producing wine you will be sampling later - including Sculptureum.  (Option to depart the bus at Sculptureum for guests who wish to visit this as an alternative to the markets. Pick-up time to be arranged with driver who will get you to The Vintry in time for ‘Matakana Magic’.)  

11:30am - 1pm  - Meander through the Matakana Village Farmers’ Markets enjoy a coffee and enjoy some local treats, while listening to live music.

1:30pm - 3:30pm Make your way to The Vintry (right onsite) for Matakana Magic  (Tickets to this event are to be purchased separately.)

3:30pm - 4pm  Purchase bottles of some of the unique wine you have just tasted, to take home - or a coffee or dessert to enjoy in the comfort of The Vintry.

5:15pm approx. Guests return to Auckland CBD drop-off point -  (Mercure Hotel on Customs Street) ready to enjoy their Saturday evening as they wish.

** please note that minimum numbers are required for the bus service to run. There is a small chance that there may not be enough people for a bus in which case you will be advised and the ticket refunded.

** this special bus service is available only to those who are attending Auckland Wine Week's 'Matakana Magic' event.



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