Joelle Thomson

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Virtual wine tasting on Saturday 15 August 2020

A group of Hawke’s Bay winemakers is hosting its first virtual wine tasting on Saturday 15 August from 5pm to 6pm.

The evening will include wines, canapѐs and conversation, all to be had at home with a pre ordered tasting package including five different wines from five wineries in the region. It’s called the F.A.W.C! Night In Virtual Wine Tasting and includes wines from Halcyon Days Wines, Clearview Estate, Te Awa Estate, Collaboration Wines and Smith and Sheth CRU. A representative from each winery will host the tasting. Find out  more or buy tickets at