The artisan Winegrowers of Waiheke Island will be holding a nine day long Vintage festival. This is timed to ensure the public have as many opportunities as possible to see or participate in grapes being picking and wine being made.
There will be events held at seventeen different vineyards during the Festival week ranging from Opera and Jazz, to grape crushing and technical wine making tours. There will be buses running between the vineyards all week and the restaurants will be serving the finest food available. Vineyards will open their doors and share with the public their products, expertise and methodology. See www.waihekevintagefestival.co.nz for more details.
The vineyards will offer an experience that anyone with an appreciation of wine will enjoy, but also one that will entice people with little knowledge of wine to explore our beautiful Island and its offerings.