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11:30am – 7.30pm
Connoisseur Ticket Holders
11.00am – 7.30pm
This years event is to be held in Christchurch's Hagley Park, with the best entrance to the festival being via Park Terrace/Rolleston Avenue
Wine sales are available by the glass (120ml) or by tasting pour (40ml).
Bottles are available for purchase for taking away from the festival only. Any person found to have opened a bottle of wine will be removed from the festival.
A festival glass will be issued upon entry to every ticket holder aside from those under the age of 18 and holders of designated driver tickets.
Prices of wine will vary across the site, but most will be in the range of $5-$7 for a glass.
Wine sales will finish for the day at 6.45pm.
Parking will be available all day for $3. The car park entrance is off Harper Ave.
The festival operates a firm but fair alcohol management policy that supports responsible drinking, and encourages wine education. Intoxicated patrons and anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated.
In the case of wet weather the event will be postponed until Sunday 8th December
Team Event have professional photographers on site on the day to capture the event. As such, you may appear in photos used for publicity purposes.
• No food or beverage may be taken into the festival.
• Bags will be searched on entry
• Children under 12 admitted free of charge
• First aid will be on site indicated in the festival program
• No animals allowed on site.
There will be ample seating provided. You are welcome to bring your picnic blanket, but please leave deck chairs at home.
Terms & Conditions
Attendance to the Festival is subject to our Terms & Conditions. Please click here to read them.