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.

Celebrate a fantastic evening with award-winning cuisine matched with Champagne Taittinger and a selection of Sparkling Wines

Friday 4th December, 2020 at 6:30pm


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.

A unique experience of the wide and varied world of sparkling wine. We will be matching sparkling wines from Spain, Italy, New Zealand and France which will include Dibon Cava, Villa Sandi Prosecco, Veuve Ambal Methode Traditionelle and Quartz Reef Methode Traditionelle and Champagne Taittinger.

Sparkling wines are a cornerstone of the world of wine and are consumed for many life occasions and this is a wonderful opportunity to see a variety of examples of this most referred wine matched with the food mastery of The Rees Executive Chef - Corey Hume”



  • 5 courses, 6 wine matches including a welcome drink and canapes
  • $150.00 per person


Dinner Ticket only price - $150.00 per person

Book your ticket online here or via email with events@therees.co.nz 


Residential Package -  $397.50 per person.


  • One night’s stay in a Lake View 1 Bedroom Apartment 
  • Two tickets to dinner 
  • Breakfast for two 
  • Late check-out of 12pm midday


Additional ‘Bed and Breakfast’ nights of $495.00 PER NIGHT