Wine Experiences at Kinross

For wine lovers and enthusiasts alike, Kinross offers in-depth wine experiences to showcase exceptional Central Otago wines along with tales of this industrious and proud wine region.

From vineyard visits to barrel tastings, meet the winemaker and more, Kinross are excited to offer these exclusive wine experiences.  Together with our wine partners - Coal Pit, Hawkshead, Valli and Wild Irishman - we invite you to share our world of wine.

If sadly you can't come to us in Gibbston, Central Otago, Kinross can bring our Cellar Door to your home, online.  Follow us on our Social Media, or click here to become a Friend of Kinross.  Then we will be able to keep you up to date with our online events, wine tastings and special wine offers.

Kinross Onsite Wine and Food Experiences

The Kinross Experience

During your wine experience you will explore wines from our boutique wine labels, exploring the terrior of the different Central Otago subregions.



Duration: 30 minutes
Price: $15
Tasting: 5 wines
Type: Public up to 12 people (for larger groups please pre-book)

Tasting price refunded for any bottle purchase.

Valli Tasting

Valli is the creation of Grant Taylor, the world's most awarded Pinot Noir wine maker.  Explore the different terroirs and sub-regions of Central Otago in this very special Valli Tasting.

Duration: 30-45 minutes
Price: $20
Tasting: 5 to 6 Valli wines
Type: Public for up to 12 people (for larger groups please pre-book)

Tasting price refunded for any bottle of Valli purchased.

Gourmet Experience

Enjoy a wine tasting with six wines then sit down to eat a delicious platter of 3 dishes matched with 3 different wines. Discover the alchemy between food and wine. 


Duration: 90 Minutes
Price: $60 per person
Tastings: 8 wines
Type: Minimum of 2 people and up to 12.

Experience refunded for the purchase of a case of 12 bottles or more per person


Old Versus New

Taste older and rare vintages from Kinross's extensive library stock. We are fortunate to have many older vintages from a number of our wine partners which we are passionate about sharing.


Duration: 45 to 60 minutes
Price $45 per person
Tasting: 6 wines
Type: Minimum of 2 and maximum of 12 people. Bookings required.

Experience refunded for the purchase of a case of 12 bottles or more per person.


In Pinot We Trust

Explore the finest Pinot Noir terroir in the world. Compare and contrast boutique Pinot Noirs from Central Otago and the rest of the world. A fun and educational wine experience for Pinot Noir devotees.


Duration: 60 to 90 minutes
Price: $70 per person
Tasting: 10 wines
Type: Minimum of 4 and maximum of 12 people. Bookings required.

Experience refunded with the purchase of a case of 12 bottles or more per person.

The Full Works

A truly memorable wine experience. Begin with a private tasting of 6 wines and a gourmet lunch.  Later you'll explore our vineyard and visit a local winery for a special barrel tasting with their winemaker. Not to be missed!

Duration: 3 hours
Price $160 per person
Type: Minimum of 4 people and maximum of 12 people. Bookings required.

Seasonal Availability. Please enquire.

Book your Kinross Wine Experience Now

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