Wine Experiences at Kinross

More than just a simple wine tasting, for the wine enthusiasts we have even more in depth experiences to showcase just how special and unique Gibbston and Central Otago are. From vineyard visits to barrel tastings, meeting the winemakers and so much more.

The Kinross Experience

During your wine experience you will explore 6 wines from 6 different boutique wineries from Central Otago. Exploring different wine making styles and sub-regions.

Duration: 30 minutes
Price: $15
Tasting: 6 wines
Type: Public up to 6 people (for larger groups please enquire in advance)

Tasting price refunded for extra spend of $50 or more

Valli Tasting

Valli is the creation of pioneering Otago winemaker, Grant Taylor. Explore the different terroirs and sub-regions of Central Otago.

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

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: 9 wines
Type: Public for up to 6 people (for larger groups please contact directly)

Library wine tasting

Taste older vintages from our 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 $60 per person
Tasting: 5 wines
Type: Public for up to 6 people (for larger groups, please book in advance)

In Pinot We Trust

Explore the best terriors of Pinot Noir in the world. Compare and contrast boutique Pinot Noirs from Central Otago and the rest of the world, including France, USA, Australia and Argentina. A fun and educational wine experience.

Duration: 60 minutes
Price: $70 per person
Tasting: 10 wines
Type: Public up to 6 people (for larger groups please pre book)

The Full Works

Enjoy a private tasting of 6 wines and a gourmet experience lunch and finish with a vineyard and winery visit to one of our wine partners for a barrel tasting with a winemaker.
(Seasonal availability)

Duration: 3 hours
Price $160 per person
Type: Public up to 4 people (for larger groups please send enquiry)

Availability: November to January and June to July from Monday to Friday from 11am-2pm (1 session per day)

To book our wine experiences

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Thank you for your enquiry, someone from our team will be in contact to discuss details for your wine experience.