Featuring two amazing wineries and three Masters of Wine, matched to a menu by a highly acclaimed chef. Get ready for an evening that is sure to delight every food and wine lover. 

New Zealand is home to 16 Master of Wine (out of 418 in the world), each making their own unique contribution to the world of wine. This June, Des Harris and his team at the Hilton Auckland are excited to host three Masters of Wine (MW) - New Zealand's first MW, Michael Brajkovch of Kumeu River, the newest MW, Sophie Parker-Thomson of Blank Canvas, along with Paul Tudor MW as the MC for the evening. 

Your delectable evening begins with a welcome reception at Bellini Bar, with snacks by Chef Des Harris (Culinary Director at Hilton, ex-Clooney) and live entertainment as you enjoy a glass of sparkling wine. A four-course dinner awaits, with each course matched to an impressive selection of wines by Blank Canvas and Kumeu River.

The price includes snacks, four-course dinner and eight wines matched. 

The Masters of Wine Dinner - Kumeu River x Blank Canvas

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Last updated: 31 May 2022