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Wine Tutorial – Class of 2019

Photo left to right: Clive Weston (Nautilus Estate), Miyuki Morimoto (The Grove Restaurant), Karen Fistonich (Villa Maria Estate), Meg Abbott-Walker (Educator and Wine Consultant) 1 Banjo Harris Plane The Wine Gallery, GROW Melbourne   2 Bridget Raffal Sixpenny Restaurant Sydney   3 Dion Wai Huka Lodge (Relais & Châteaux) Taupo   4 Josh Pointon Noble […]

Participant Announcement – Wine Tutorial 2019

The Family of Twelve – Wine Tutorial 2019 “Boldly the Family again steps up with our largest single investment in the future of New Zealand fine wine” Family Chair Paul Donaldson. It’s the second Family of Twelve Wine Tutorial and it’s taking place in August this year. “This year’s tutorial will be another extraordinary and […]

The Winter Feast Tour 2019

New Zealand’s Family of Twelve invites you to join them at some of the country’s best restaurants. Twelve wines, eight regions and stunning New Zealand cuisine. Booking essential through individual restaurants.Hopgood’s & Co, Nelson – Wednesday 5th June – SOLD OUT  p: 03 545 7191 Hosted by Todd Stevens, Neudorf Vineyards & Julian Grounds, […]

Media Release – Second Family Wine Tutorial Announced

After a terrific response to the first tutorial, the Family announce a second tutorial for next year. It will take place August 4-6, 2019, at Family winery Villa Maria’s Auckland estate. The purpose of wine tutorial is to pass on first-hand knowledge and the mantle of excellence to the next generation of industry leaders taking […]

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