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Pinot Noir NZ returns to Wellington

Pinot - ImageNew Zealand’s most significant wine event announces a date for their return to Wellington. Described as “the best Pinot Noir event on the planet”, Pinot Noir New Zealand will be returning to the Wellington waterfront in 2017 for three days, commencing on 31 January 2017. This prestigious event attracts media, trade and enthusiasts of Pinot Noir from all corners of the globe, and showcases the very best of New Zealand Pinot Noir.

At the 2013 event 110 producers from New Zealand’s diverse Pinot producing regions came together to showcase over 300 wines. With an exciting new programme revealing the land, people and culture of New Zealand, attendees can expect to be educated, stimulated and connected to what makes our nation’s Pinot Noir unique.

Ben Glover, Chairman of Pinot Noir NZ 2017 said that the event attracts some of the greatest international minds on the subject of Pinot Noir, and is looking forward to leading an aspirational, thought-provoking three day programme.

“Pinot Noir NZ 2017 will continue to redefine the concept of New Zealand Pinot Noir. We’re looking to illuminate the path that leads to Pinot Noir greatness, and put fire into peoples’ bellies. We have a superbly reprobate team developing this programme, and look forward to welcoming visionaries, thinkers, industry leaders and lovers of Pinot to be part of this exciting event with us.”

This team includes;

Ben Glover (Chair) – Group Winemaker, Accolade Wines NZL

Angela Clifford – Managing Director, Tongue in Groove Wines

Duncan Forsyth – Winemaker, Mount Edward

Blair Gibbs – General Manager, Spy Valley Wines

Phillip Gregan – CEO, NZ Winegrowers

Alistair King – Accountant, Crowe Horwath

Helen Masters – Winemaker, Ata Rangi Wines

Jacqui Murphy – General Manager, Two Paddocks

Chris Yorke – Global Marketing Director, NZ Winegrowers

The event is going to be huge!

Source: Pinot NZ –