Enjoy our exclusive, tailor-made Culinary Series Events which attract some of the top food and wine writers from around New Zealand and Australia. Extend your repertoire of fine wines or truly experience the award winning food pairings crafted by our Executive Chef, Corey Hume. 

 Indulge in some of the best cuisine and wine New Zealand has to offer, while taking part in thought-provoking conversation surrounding viticulture, local produce and the wine industry.


Upcoming Events - Save the Date (Full details coming soon)

Friday 17th September 2021 - The Cardrona Distillery Dinner - POSTPONED DUE TO COVID19

Friday 29th October 2021 -  The Rees Culinary Series with Billecart Salmon & Mountford Estate Wines.

Friday 26th November 2021 - Taittinger Champagne Winemakers Dinner with Vintners 


Upcoming Events 2022  - Save the Date (Full details to come)


Friday 28th January - Domaine-Thomson Wines

Friday 29th April - Cloudy Bay & Moet Hennessey 

Friday 20th May - Radburnd Cellars with Kate Radburnd

Friday 24th June - Esk Valley with Gordon Russell (Matariki Celebration)

Friday 23rd September - Ata Rangi

Friday 21st October - Dhall and Nash 

Friday 2nd December - Taittinger Champagne with Vintners

For more details, please email our Events Team via events@therees.co.nz 

Join us to celebrate a magnificent evening of
award-winning cuisine by Executive Chef Corey Hume matched with a selection of Billecart Salmon Champagne and Mountford Estate Wines.


Join Puneet Dhall from Dhall & Nash Fine Wines along with The Rees’ Director of Wine Mark Rose, for a memorable evening at the True South Dining Room.

Dhall & Nash was founded by Puneet Dhall and Brandon Nash in 2007. With collectively over three decades in the global wine trade, Dhall & Nash source the world’s finest wines and deliver them straight to you. We aim to provide the highest level of service to our customers and there are hundreds of wines for you to choose from. Choosing the best with you is both our passion and expertise. Our unique sourcing method unearths the greatest wines – a diverse and exclusive array of delicious treats including the likes of Mountford Estate, Maison Billecart-Salmon and Mollydooker.

Our passion and knowledge are unrivalled in New Zealand. If you love wine, our door is always open to you.

To purchase a ticket only and receive an instant confirmation, please enter details as per below:

Or contact events@therees.co.nz for more details. 

The Rees Residential Package

Treat yourself or that special someone and stay at The Rees Hotel on the evening of the Winemakers Dinner at only $305.50 per person for two persons.  Offer includes: 

  • One night’s stay in a Lake View Hotel Room
  • Two tickets to the Winemakers Dinner 
  • Preferential trade rates for wines on offer on the evening
  • Breakfast for two the next day
  • Late check-out of 12pm midday

Additional special rate, per room, per night - $281.25 including full cooked breakfast for two (Subject to availability at time of booking).

Join us to celebrate a sparkling evening with award-winning cuisine matched with world renowned Champagne Taittinger

Join Vintners Wine Distributor Manager Doug Campbell and The Rees’ Director of Wine Mark Rose, for a Sparkling Evening at the True South Dining Room.

An evening of discovery. From a the heart of the champagne region, Champagne  Taittinger is uniquely still family owned and operated with a strong ethos of quality and family based involvement from the vineyard to the bottle and beyond.

The brilliant food from The Rees’  culinary team headed by Executive Chef Corey Hume, will partner with a range of stunning Taittinger champagnes:

  • Brut Reserve NV
  • Prestige Rose NV
  • Prelude Grand Crus
  • Les Folies de la Marquetterie
  • Brut Reserve Vintage Brut 2014

For tickets or information on our residential package contact events@therees.co.nz or book your tickets below for an instant confirmation.