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Join us at Te Pae!

Join us on Friday 26th August & Saturday 27th August 2022. for the greatest, most extravagant and totally delicious celebration of New Zealand wine. It's back for the second year, but now at the new Te Pae event centre, right in the heart of the Christchurch.

Featuring an action-packed line-up of personalities on stage alongside Aotearoa’s most celebrated wines - bottled, aged and ready for tasting - we're in for a treat!  50 prestigious wineries from all over Aotearoa are setting up to showcase their wines serving everything from Albarino to Syrah and plenty of Pinot too. From the latest vintages and award-winners to some of the most lauded and expensive bottles in the country, this is a wine-lovers dream come true.

As well as meeting the winemakers, you'll encounter a full line-up of guru-led tastings, entertainment and fun surprises. This is your chance to delve deep into the enchanting world of New Zealand wine in all of its finery and have a thrilling time while you do it. 

Book your tickets early to avoid missing out and bring a thirst for adventure. 

Got a question? Check out our FAQs here.


Winetopia starts with a line-up of incredible wineries who gather to make share with you their best drops. They're laid out by region so you can discover the entire scene from the one venue. It's a journey of discovery and it's one worth taking. 


Rest assured there will be plenty of delicious food to go with your wine finds. We'll publish the offering here before the event.


Every session of Winetopia finishes on a high note! We love good wine, but we love a good time too and the Winetopia bands are the stuff of legends! Details will be posted here soon.



You haven't tasted until you've tasted blind. Think you know your Gris from your Blanc? This is where we show you how the pros do it!



Enjoy some of the most celebrated wines in the country with our 'Golden Coins'. Each Golden Coin will get you a tasting (30ml) of some of the most astonishing New Zealand wines, each retailing at over $100 per bottle.    

Get your Golden Coins as an 'add-on' when purchasing your entry tickets to Winetopia    

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To supplement the search for your favourite drop, we have free educational talks and tastings on the Main Stage. This is your opportunity to 'Share a Glass' with some famous faces, catch up with renowned wine critics and learn the tricks of the trade direct from sommeliers and winemakers.


"It has become an annual ritual for many wine-loving kiwis to stock up at Winetopia. The energetic yet casual atmosphere allows the space to talk to winemakers (including local legends) and get the hottest takes in the wine world straight from the source."
 Stephen Wong MW