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Vino Capitale

The greatest, most extravagant and delicious celebration of New Zealand wine returns to Wellington's TSB Arena from Friday the 1st to Saturday the 2nd July 2022!

For our 6th event in the capital, Winetopia brings our wonderful world of wine back to the city so that you and thousands of like-minded wine lovers can have the time of your lives tasting all the best drops in the country! 

Featuring an action-packed line-up of personalities on stage alongside Aotearoa’s most celebrated wines - bottled, aged and ready for tasting - you're in for a treat!  60 prestigious wineries from all over Aotearoa will 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.

A full line-up of guru-led tastings, entertainment and fun surprises will be released in the new year. This is your chance to delve deep into the enchanting world of New Zealand wine in all of its finery. We promise surprises. Book your tickets 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 share with you their best drops. They are laid out by region so you can explore the whole scene in the one venue.


It's a journey of discovery and it's one worth taking. 



Taste mouth-watering food offerings from a selection of award-winning artisans. There will be plenty of delicious food to match with those sumptuous wines.


To take a deep dive into your favourite wine styles, check back here in February when the Masterclass Schedule will be released. These 40 minute sessions are hosted by one of our resident wine gurus and they only work with the very best wines available. 



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! Join us on the night to access this session, simply use 2 tokens to enter.



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.    



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