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Craft’d Wine + Spirits
Festival 2019

(previously, the New Zealand boutique wine fest)

Join us as we celebrate
the independent spirit of New Zealand!

Sunday, 21 July 2019
GridAKL / 12 Madden Street
VIP + Trade: Doors open 11:30am
General Admission: Doors open 12:30

Join us this July as the inaugural Craft’d Wine + Spirits Festival arrives in Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter. With more than 40 small producers showcasing their tipples, the 2019 Craft’d Wine + Spirits Festival is not to be missed!

This year’s Festival features all new Masterclasses, and Vertical Tastings, and introduces the Festival Club Lounge, where a range of tapas and wine matches will be available. VIP ticket holders are invited to come early and stay late as we roll out the post-event ‘Craftaparty’, to keep the carnival spirit flowing.

2019 Wineries

“This is an amazing event! So many new and interesting wines to try. Amazing location, great food, interesting masterclasses and friendly winemakers at every turn! Do not miss this when it comes around again!”

Brian Holland, Visitor

“I ❤️ the NZ Boutique Wine Festival, its intimate setting & the amazing variety of unique, quirky & downright spectacular…wines.”

Yvonne Lorkin, Presenter

“The New Zealand Boutique Wine Festival offers a sophisticated glimpse into the wonderful world of New Zealand’s more Artesian producers in a fun, engaging environment. Man O’ War thoroughly enjoyed being a part of the event.”

Joshua Howlet, Man O’ War Vineyards, Attending Winery

General Admission


+ Craft’d Currency ($25, $50 or $75)

Book now and save $10 on the door price. Ticket includes:

  • One Luigi Bormioli Italian Festival Glass (RRP $20)
  • Event Programme
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VIP Tickets


+ Craft’d Currency ($25, $50 or $75)

Book now and save $15 on the door price.  Ticket includes:

  • VIP-only entry at 11.30am (public at 12.30pm)
  • One Premium Luigi Bormioli glass (RRP $25)
  • Invitation to the exclusive VIP Club Lounge
  • One Connoisseur Card
  • Invitation to purchase tickets to the Craft'd After Party. Exclusive to VIPs, trade and wineries only. $65 per ticket, additional to VIP ticket purchase.
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Group Tickets


+ Craft’d Currency ($25, $50 or $75)

Get a group together and book now to save $15 on the door price per person.

Each ticket includes:

  • One Luigi Bormioli Italian Festival Glass (RRP $20)
  • Event Programme

Minimum of 4 tickets, maximum of 10.

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Craft'd Afterparty Tickets


(for VIP + Trade tickets holders only)

From 6.30 to 8.30pm all the action will be happening at the Craft'd Afterparty, upstairs in the Club Lounge.  The festival is over, but the partying continues with select groups including all VIP attendees, all Trade and all wineries.  The wineries are invited to bring up the remainder of their wines for all to enjoy.  This is an opportunity for the exhibitors to relax a little more, connect directly with Trade and VIP’s for both business and pleasure.

A walk and fork style informal dinner will be served to all attendees who register to attend.  Limited to the first 100 guests. Cost for Trade and VIP’s:  $65.00 includes all food and drinks.

Join the Afterparty


  • Vertical Tastings25pp
  • Masterclass: Glass Appreciation with Yvonne Lorkin20pp
  • Masterclass: Demystifying Wine for Newbies with The Imbibe Tribe29pp
  • Masterclass: Gin, laid bare with Jill Mulvaney, AlembicsNZ29pp
  • Masterclass: International Fizz with Yvonne Lorkin29pp
  • Masterclass: Single Vineyards with Blair Walter, Felton Road29pp

Faster service and less waiting. That’s what Craft’d Currency means for you.

The Craft’d Wine & Spirits Festival is now a 100% cashless event and we’ve made it even easier to jump into your festival experience. Pre-purchase $25, $50 or $75 with your ticket. And, if you have any Craft’d Currency remaining after the event, online refunds are available (minimum $1 refund).

Please be advised
  • Booking fees in addition to ticket costs will apply.
  • R18 event. No children allowed in the venue 
  • Intoxicated persons will be removed from the premises 
  • If the event is sold out you will be unable to purchase on the day 
  • No refunds permissible Limited ticket event – tickets will run out 
  • Dress code: No shorts or jandals

With thanks

to our 2019 Partners

Craft'd Wine + Spirits Festival is proud to be an event partner of Elemental AKL, Auckland’s new winter festival.