20-22 February 2018
The Venue, Waiheke Island,
New Zealand

Field Trip Itinerary

Proposed Tour Itinerary- 23rd February 2018

0915 Pick up from The Venue and transfer to Goldie Vineyard
0930 Drop off at Goldie Vineyard
1045 Pick up from Goldie and commence a commentated scenic tour
1100 Visit Rangihoua Estate where the first olive oil in the North Island was produced. Rangihoua’s award-winning olive oils have won many accolades since the first pressings. Here you will learn how the oil is produced and taste a range of different oils, including the peppery Greek-style Koreneiki, the Spanish-style Picual, or the Tuscan-style Frantoio, as well as island blends. Also taste their local honey and herb spread. Their Waiheke Blend recently won a gold medal and best in class at the LA County Fair. 
1200 Visit Batch Vineyard, the highest vineyard on Waiheke Island with north facing sun-soaked hillsides of vines including terraces of traditional and elegant Alsace-style vines close to the winery. There are spectacular 360 degree views over the island and beyond to the gulf islands. Taste as range of their wine, including Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Gris and Flora plus Batch Winery’s sparkling wine Blanc de Blancs.  – Here enjoy a kiwi high tea style lunch. Beverages own expense.
1345 Pick up from Batch
1400 Vsit Tantalus Estate for a craft beer and wine tasting. This newly renovated winery within the vines offers a diverse experience of wine tastings, internationally inspired cuisine and handcrafted ales poured within close proximity of their state of the art brewery.
1500 Drop back to The Venue 

Cost $140- includes GST, transfers and tastings

If you are interested in attending please email us at events@plantandfood.co.nz

9.15 depart from The Venue, 3pm return to The Venue

(Field trip will only go ahead if minimum numbers are met)