Wed, 24 Nov | Wakatipu Grill

Winemakers Dinner with Mt Difficulty Wines | Wed 24 Nov

SOLD OUT! Contact us at the Wakatipu Grill for last-minute bookings. Call 03 450 9524. | Enjoy Mt Difficulty Wines sumptuously matched with Wakatipu Grill's specially created menu.
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Winemakers Dinner with Mt Difficulty Wines | Wed 24 Nov

Time & Location

24 Nov, 6:00 pm
Wakatipu Grill, 79 Peninsula Road, Kawarau Village, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

About the Event

Join us for our Winemakers Dinner hosted by Mt Difficulty Wines. Indulge in a flavour filled evening with Wakatipu Grill’s three-course menu, with each course delectably matched with wines from Mt Difficulty. Our fun table-sharing concept lets you meet and mingle with locals and hotel guests alike.

Hosted by Mt Difficulty Chief Winemaker, Greg Lane

Greg, a South Australian local grew up surrounded by wine culture from day dot and earned a Bachelor of Oenology from the University of Adelaide with First Class Honour’s. From there he honed his craft at Shaw and Smith in Adelaide, France, Italy and the United States before being drawn back to Marlborough to take up reigns at Grove Mill. Greg has most recently been winemaker at Central Otago winery, Amisfield, before becoming Chief Winemaker at Mt Difficulty in 2021. Highly regarded amongst the winemaking community, Greg was named New Zealand Young Winemaker of the Year in 2018.

About Mt Difficulty Wines

The Mt Difficulty story begins with a handshake. The early 90s saw the owners of five newly planted vineyards in Bannockburn, come together to produce wine under one label. They called themselves the "Gang of Four." The first vintage produced under the Mt Difficulty label was 1998. Today they are comprised of many vineyards that span Central Otago, from Gibbston to Lowburn to Bendigo. The focus is on Pinot noir and Chardonnay, but Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Gris are also produced. Recently, Mt Difficulty have begun experimental plantings of Chenin Blanc and Syrah too. Under the experienced guidance of Winemaker Matt Dicey, this winery continues to turn out incredible wines that are the ultimate expression of Central Otago, year after year. Learn more about Mt Difficulty Wines >

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