Wine and Liquor Events Calendar

This event calendar is provided for information for the New Zealand wine and liquor industries and is not intended to be a general calendar of all events that may occur. Whilst some events will have a consumer focus, it is more of a helpful guide for those in the trade to use as a planning tool to avoid conflicting dates. Not every event will necessarily be listed here.

Date Event City Country Trade/Consumer
January 2017
4 January - 17 August French Wine Scholar & WSET Level 3 - Combined Auckland New Zealand Both
February 2017
20 February - 12 May Certificate in Professional Wine Knowledge (Sommelier) Auckland New Zealand Both
27 February - 1 May Wine Course - WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits Christchurch New Zealand Both
March 2017
25 March - 27 August Certificate in Professional Wine Knowledge (Sommelier) - Part time Auckland New Zealand Both
April 2017
22 April - 7 May WSET - Level 2 (Intermediate) Award - Part time Weekend Option Auckland New Zealand Both
24 - 28 April Decanter World Wine Awards 2016 - Judging Week London UK Trade
May 2017
4 May The Great New Zealand Wine Tiki Tour: Vancouver (Trade) Vancouver Canada Trade
4 May The Great New Zealand Wine Tiki Tour: Vancouver (Consumer) Vancouver Canada Consumer
5 May International Sauvignon Blanc Day (twitter) #sauvblanc the world the world Both
Date to be confirmed Game of Rhones - Wellington Wellington New Zealand Both
7 - 9 May Food & Hospitality Africa Johannesburg South Africa Both
7 May New York International Wine Competition 2017 New York USA Trade
9 May The Great New Zealand Wine Tiki Tour: Toronto (Consumer) Toronto Canada Consumer
10 May The Great New Zealand Wine Tiki Tour: Toronto (Trade) Toronto Canada Trade
13 May Saint Clair Half Marathon Blenheim New Zealand Both
13 - 14 May The Great NZ Food Show Hamilton New Zealand Both
Date to be confirmed Game of Rhones - Auckland Auckland New Zealand Both
16 - 17 May USA Trade Tasting 2017 New York USA Trade
19 May Pure Discovery Chine - May Roadshow - Shanghai Shanghai China Both
19 May Pure Discovery China - May Roadshow - Shanghai Shanghai China Trade
20 May Bluff Oyster Festival 2017 Bluff New Zealand Consumer
21 May Bob Campbell's One-day Wine Certificate Course - Auckland Grey Lynn, Auckland New Zealand Both
22 May Pure Discovery China - May Roadshow - Beijing Beijing China Trade
22 May - 2 June Certificate in Wine Auckland New Zealand Both
22 May - 11 August Certificate in Professional Wine Knowledge (Sommelier) Auckland New Zealand Both
22 May - 2 June Certificate in Wine - Full Time Auckland New Zealand Both
22 May WSET- Level 1 Award in Wines Auckland New Zealand Both
22 May Pure Discovery China, May Roadshow - Beijing Beijing China Trade
24 May Pure Discovery China - May Roadshow - Chengdu Chengdu China Trade
Date to be confirmed International Chardonnay Day (twitter) #chardday the world the world Both
26 May Pure Discovery China - May Roadshow - Guangzhou Guangzhou China Trade
26 - 28 May The Food Show Wellington 2017 Wellington New Zealand Both
26 May Pure Discovery China, May Roadshow - Guangzhou Guangzhou China Trade
29 May - 2 June 40th OIV World Congress of Vine and Wine Sofia Bulgaria Trade
29 May New Zealand Wine Fair - Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong Trade
June 2017
Date to be confirmed South Island Hospitality Show 2017 Christchurch New Zealand Trade
2 - 25 June FAWC! Hawkes Bay Wine and Food Classic - Winter Series Hawkes Bay New Zealand Both
3 June Game of Rhones - Perth Perth Australia Both
7 June Three Wine Men Consumer Fairs - London - Let's Get Fizzical London United Kingdom Consumer
9 - 10 June Winetopia 2017 Auckland New Zealand Consumer
10 - 25 June Certificate in Wine - Weekend Part Time Auckland New Zealand Both
10 - 18 June Game of Rhones - Melbourne Melbourne Australia Both
10 June Game of Rhones - Brisbane Brisbane Australia Both
11 June Melbourne International Wine Competition 2017 Melbourne Australia Trade
11 June New Zealand Boutique Wine Festival Auckland New Zealand Both
12 - 23 June WSET - Level 2 (Intermediate) Award - Full Time Auckland New Zealand Both
12 June New Zealand Winegrowers Grape Days - Hawkes Bay Napier New Zealand Trade
14 June New Zealand Winegrowers Grape Days - Marlborough Blenheim New Zealand Trade
16 June New Zealand Winegrowers Grape Days - Central Otago Cromwell New Zealand Trade
18 - 21 June WOW - World of Organic Wines Vinexpo 2017 Bordeaux France Trade
18 June Game of Rhones - Sydney Sydney Australia Both
22 June Hawkes Bay Bayer Young Viticulturist of the Year Competition 2017 Hastings New Zealand Trade
23 June New World Wine Awards entries close Wellington New Zealand Trade
26 - 28 June Organic & Biodynamic Winegrowing Conference Blenheim New Zealand Both
30 June Auckland Bayer Young Viticulturist of the Year Competition 2017 Auckland New Zealand Trade
30 June Auckland and Northland Bayer Young Viticulturist of the Year Competition 2017 Auckland New Zealand Trade
July 2017
1 July - 27 August WSET Level 3 (Advanced) Award Auckland New Zealand Both
5 - 7 July Winetech Australia 2017 Adelaide Australia Trade
6 July Marlborough Bayer Young Viticulturist of the Year Competition 2017 Blenheim New Zealand Trade
11 July - 8 August Bob Campbell's 5-week Wine Certificate Course Auckland 2017 Grey Lynn, Auckland New Zealand Both
14 July Central Otago Bayer Young Viticulturist of the Year Competition 2017 Cromwell New Zealand Trade
14 - 16 July Winetopia 2017 Wellington New Zealand Consumer
18 - 21 July WSET - Level 2 Award in Spirits - Full Time Auckland New Zealand Both
20 July Wairarapa Bayer Young Viticulturist of the Year Competition 2017 Wairarapa New Zealand Trade
24 July Negociants Wine Tour - Auckland Auckland New Zealand Trade
25 - 28 July 10th Academy of Wine Business Research Conference Sonoma County USA Trade
25 July Negociants Fine Wine Tour - Wellington Wellington New Zealand Both
26 - 27 July International Bulk Wine & Spirits Show San Francisco USA Trade
26 July Negociants Fine Wine Tour - Christchurch Christchurch New Zealand Both
27 - 30 July The Food Show Auckland 2017 Auckland New Zealand Both
27 July Negociants Fine Wine Tour - Dunedin Dunedin New Zealand Both
28 - 30 July 31st International Pinot Noir Celebration 2017 McMinnville, Oregon USA Both
31 July - 2 August New World Wine Awards judging Wellington New Zealand Trade
August 2017
1 August Auckland Restaurant Month Auckland New Zealand Consumer
11 - 12 August Beervana 2017 Wellington New Zealand Both
Date to be confirmed Romeo Bragato Conference & Wine Awards 2017 details to be confirmed Marlborough New Zealand Trade
29 August National Final - Bayer Young Viticulturist of the Year 2017 Marlborough New Zealand Trade
September 2017
4 September - 24 November Certificate in Professional Wine Knowledge (Sommelier) Auckland New Zealand Both
11 - 15 September Simei@drinktec 2017 Munich Germany Trade
16 September Whitianga Scallop Festival 2017 Whitianga New Zealand Consumer
18 - 20 September Judging - New Zealand International Wine Show 2017 Auckland New Zealand
October 2017
5 October 'Pick the Trophies' Challenge - New Zealand International Wine Show 2017 Auckland New Zealand Both
7 October Awards Dinner - New Zealand International Wine Show 2017 Auckland New Zealand Both
November 2017
1 - 3 November New Zealand Syrah Workshop Mount Ruapehu New Zealand Trade
9 - 12 November Nelmac Garden Marlborough 2017 Marlborough New Zealand Both
11 November Hawkes Bay Wine Auction Napier New Zealand Both
January 2018
24 - 25 January International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show (IBWSS) Westminister UK Trade
Date to be confirmed Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration 2018 Central Otago New Zealand Both
February 2018
12 February China BEST VALUE Wine & Spirits Awards 2018 - results announced Hong Kong China Trade
June 2018
Date to be confirmed Institute of Masters of Wine 9th Symposium Logrono Spain Trade
24 - 26 June Fine Food New Zealand 2018 Auckland New Zealand Trade
July 2019
21 July 17th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference 2019 Adelaide Australia Trade
May 2020
26 - 28 May International Cool Climate Wine Symposium 2020 Brighton England Trade




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