WSET training, meet the wine maker, gourmet dinners, local events and more

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Sunday 4th October

The Wine School - Online series

Intro to Cellaring and Ageing Wine

Our Senior Wine Advisor, Luli, a qualified chef and sommelier, will introduce you to cellaring and ageing your wine - How to select a wine suitable for cellaring, how and where to store it, how long for. If you are serious about building your collection then learn the essentials to ensure you get it right here.

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Sunday 1st November

Delaney Davidson Live

Join us for an awesome Sunday afternoon of easy listening

Delaney Davidson is a singer-songwriter from Lyttelton, NZ. Grant Taylor is a massive fun so we thought it was only fitting to host him on his South Island tour at Kinross. Event will start at 3pm. 

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Monday 2nd November

WSET - Level 1 Course

The Kinross Wine School, home of wine education

Enhance your understanding of wine with the globally recognised WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) qualifications. This qualification provides a hands-on introduction to the world of wine. You’ll explore the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell and taste, while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accurately and make food and wine pairings.

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Monday 16th November  -  Wednesday 18th November

WSET - Level 2 Course

The Kinross Wine School, home of wine education

Over 3 days you will Learn how to taste and describe wine using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine®(SAT). This qualification explores the major grape varieties and important wine regions in which they are grown. You’ll learn about the styles of wines produced from these grapes as well as key classifications and labelling terminology. A basic overview of the key categories of spirits and liqueurs will also be provided.

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Saturday 21st November

Queenstown Marathon

Flat Out Beautiful

Set between the backdrop of the world renowned Crown and Remarkable mountain ranges, and taking in the best highlights of the Queenstown Lakes region on hard packed cycle trails, this is truly a flat out beautiful course.

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Saturday 16th January 

Shapeshifter at Cargo Brewery

Looking for something to do while staying at Kinross?

Shapeshifters music is crafted by a living, breathing band of musicians, with all the form-changing sonic possibilities live instrumentation offers.

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Thursday 28th January - Saturday 30th January 

Central Otago Pinot Celebration

Take your taste buds on a tour through the most awe-inspiringly beautiful wine country in the world.

The Central Otago Pinot Celebration has established itself as a premier event on the international wine calendar. Hosted in one of the world’s most dramatic and awe-inspiring wine regions, this is a unique opportunity to engage with the region’s top winemakers and other leading wine personalities and enthusiasts from all over the world.

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