Industry guests will travel to Gisborne for New Zealand’s first Chardonnay and Sparkling wine symposium this February. Past, Present and Beyond…the Tale of New Zealand Chardonnay and Sparkling event follows Marlborough’s inaugural International Sauvignon Blanc Celebration.

A select group of 80 guests have the opportunity to explore the rich quality, diversity and future developments of New Zealand Sparkling and Chardonnay wines across a full day of comprehensive tastings.

Masters of Wine Jane Skilton MW and Michael Brajkovich MW (Kumeu River Wines) will lead panels of industry experts, presenting and discussing the unique attributes of New Zealand Sparkling and Chardonnay taking guests on a journey through the different regional and winemaking styles.