Down to Earth is a celebration of wine in New Zealand’s Central Otago region, that runs from Saturday 24 October to Wednesday 4 November 2015.

This inaugural hands-on celebration will give wine enthusiasts the chance to be immersed in uniquely interactive experiences only on offer during these special twelve days; many of which guarantee one-on-one time with renowned winemakers. Down to Earth is a Celebration for lovers of wine, who want more than a wine tour. This Celebration is aimed at visitors and locals with a desire to understand the nuances of wine making in the region and discover for themselves what’s earned Central Otago its world famous reputation. The general event themes include winemaking, vineyard tours, food and wine matching, long lunches and degustation dinners. Most have some form of wine tasting, and the reserves and great vintages are brought out alongside normal tastings.

As the gateway to the Central Otago wine region, Queenstown Airport has daily direct flights from Australia’s East Coast and New Zealand’s main cities. From there there’s easy access to the Central Otago wine subregions of Gibbston, Bannockburn, Bendigo, Lowburn, Pisa, Cromwell, Wanaka and Alexandra basin—all within 90 minutes of the alpine and lake resort Queenstown.

Just Wine partners with the finest bars, restaurants, wineries and retailers from around the world!