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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
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.