Auckland 2018

26-29 Jul, Thu–Sun 10am–5pm, ASB Showgrounds

Brandhouse Drinks Masterclass

Battle of the brands!

Think you know your wine and beer? Think again!

In the Brandhouse Drinks Masterclasses, you'll uncover the difference between prosecco and champagne, understand what makes Marlborough sauvignon blanc so unique, and discover why craft beers are taking the world by storm.

All
Thu

Thursday 26 July

Lets Get Crafty- Renaissance Brewery Master class
11:30am-12:30pm

Takes you back to home brews. Understand the difference between traditional beer and the world of craft beers. Meet the brewer and ask those burning questions about craft beer.

Free

Lindsay Wine Estate (Barossa Shiraz Tasting)
1pm-2pm

This class will showcase Barossa’s finest. We will compare premium Shiraz from Barossa against some of the renowned wines of the world.

Free

Croizet Cognac tutored tasting
3pm-4pm

This class is for those who wish to call themselves Cognac connoisseurs. Croizet is one of the world’s finest Cognac producers. Winners of the World’s most expensive Cognac ever sold with their 1878 Cognac and winning the Guinness World Record.

Free

Fri

Friday 27 July

Champagne vs Prosecco
11:30am-12:30pm

Understanding the difference between Champagne and Prosecco from production to taste. This master class will help you make informed decisions when buying bubbles.

Free

Lets Get Crafty- Renaissance Brewery Master class
1pm-2pm

Takes you back to home brews. Understand the difference between traditional beer and the world of craft beers. Meet the brewer and ask those burning questions about craft beer.

Free

Burmester Port (Winter Warmer) Master Class
3pm-4pm

Did you know, you can’t call it “Port ” unless it comes out of Oporto? This Master class will discuss the history of Port, the 21st century developments and taste some fine vintage and non-vintage ports from Burmester.

Free

Sat

Saturday 28 July

Corvezzo Organic Prosecco
11:30am-12:30pm

What is Prosecco? This class will answer this question. Easy as!

Free

Burmester Port (Winter Warmer) Master Class
1pm-2pm

Did you know, you can’t call it “Port ” unless it comes out of Oporto? This Master class will discuss the history of Port, the 21st century developments and taste some fine vintage and non-vintage ports from Burmester.

Free

McArthur Ridge Central Otago Pinot Noir Class
2:30pm-3:30pm

This tasting will give wine lovers a look back in time and the future wines to come out from McArthur Ridge Central Otago. Hosted by a certified sommelier. This is a must attend master class.

Free

Croizet Cognac tutored tasting
4pm-5pm

This class is for those who wish to call themselves Cognac connoisseurs. Croizet is one of the world’s finest Cognac producers. Winners of the World’s most expensive Cognac ever sold with their 1878 Cognac and winning the Guinness World Record.

Free

Sun

Sunday 29 July

Champagne vs Prosecco
11:30am-12:30pm

Understanding the difference between Champagne and Prosecco from production to taste. This master class will help you make informed decisions when buying bubbles.

Free

Caythorpe tutored tasting
1pm-2pm

Understanding Marlborough Sauvignon blanc. The Bishell family, owners of Caythorpe Family Estate will tell us their story. Their story will lead you to understand why their wines are special and why they are great ambassadors for Marlborough wine region and the NZ wines globally.

Free

Lindsay Wine Estate (Barossa Shiraz Tasting)
2:30pm-3:30pm

This class will showcase Barossa’s finest. We will compare premium Shiraz from Barossa against some of the renowned wines of the world.

Free

Lets Get Crafty- Renaissance Brewery Master class
3:30pm-4:30pm

Takes you back to home brews. Understand the difference between traditional beer and the world of craft beers. Meet the brewer and ask those burning questions about craft beer.

Free