FRequently asked questions

What is one token equivalent to?

One tasting token is equivalent to NZ$2 - most wineries have wines available for tasting for one token.

How many tokens do I need for one session of Winetopia?

Each entry ticket includes $10 worth of tasting tokens and more can be purchased at the Token Bank and the Information Desk during the event.

Is water available during the event?

Yes! Water is available free of charge from water stations around the event, at every winery stand and at the Information Desk. 

Can I pay with cash or credit card during the event?

The official currency for Winetopia are tokens - 1 tasting is usually around 1-2 tokens. You can use cash or credit card to buy bottles/cases to take home, or purchase more tokens. 

Can I refund my tokens?

We unfortunately do not offer refunds on tokens. Please do not go crazy and buy lots of tokens just before the end of the event. You can donate any you may have left over to our charity of choice (TBA). 


Are the events wheelchair accessible?

Yes! Both Auckland and Wellington events are wheelchair accessible. 

Is Winetopia child-friendly?

Winetopia is strictly an R18 event. 

How long is a masterclass and do I need to buy tickets in advance?

All masterclass tickets must be purchased in advance alongside your GA/Premium entry ticket. A masterclass ticket alone will not get you into the event so please purchase an entry ticket too.

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