Game of Rhones 2017
1.00 pm to 6.00 pm
13 May 2017, St Matthews-in-the-City, 187 Federal Street, Auckland
20 May, Chaffers Dock, 1 Herd St, Wellington
Raven’ $60.00, General Admission: $65.00, ‘Royal Pass” $95.00 (pre-event
admission 12.00 am-1.00 pm, food voucher and ‘Rhone Bar’ tasting and time with
a curating sommelier, plus a Plumm RedA wine glass to keep, and all tastings)
‘Game of Rhones’ is a celebration of Rhone Style wines, made
from Grenache, Shiraz (Syrah), Mourvedre, Viognier, Marsanne, and others, and
in 2017 enters its fourth year. It is a
very successful and popular wine exhibition created and organised by Bottle
Shot Concepts, an innovative Australian wine event management company headed by
Dan Sims. The company has also run
consumer-targeted promotional events such as ‘Pinot Palooza’ and ‘Wine Day
Game of Rhones usually features around 100 wines available
for tasting from around 40 different producers.
While there is no connection to the HBO TV Series ‘Game of Thrones’
attendees are encouraged to dress up in costumes inspired by it. The wine expo is interactive and attendees
will be asked to vote for their preferred variety, style and region.
Game of Rhones will run in Australia in Melbourne, Sydney,
Brisbane and Perth (details on www.gameofrhones.com
), and in New Zealand on 13
and 20 May in Auckland and Wellington respectively.