Antipodean wine specialists, The New Zealand Cellar are throwing a one-day wine festival at street-food spot Pop Brixton this July. Head to Into the Vine for a range of tastings and activities…
What to Expect?
Head to this festival for blind tastings, masterclasses, crash courses and food from Pop Brixton’s great traders.
What to Drink?
Taste more than 80 of New Zealand’s best wines. A number of these are unique to NZ Cellar and can’t be found anywhere else in the UK – and you’ll get the chance to buy these at exclusive prices on the day.
What to Eat?
In between wine tasting and masterclasses you’ll need to get fuelled and there’s no better option than Pop Brixton’s traders. There’s pizza from Made of Dough; Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen will be serving up their signature Chichinga – Ghanaian meat kebabs; and South Indian Kricket have a special food and wine match – torched mackerel with puffed brown rice, cucumber pickle and gooseberry chutney dish alongside a glass of Chardonnay from boutique Martinborough producer Colombo Wines.
The NZ Cellar team have called in a great lineup of Antipodean-focused wine and drinks gurus who will run a series of mini-master classes throughout the day.
Joe Wadsack, wine personality and host of BBC’s Food & Drink will headline an unmissable session which pairs his top Kiwi wines with a careful selection of tracks from his favourite records
Jane Parkinson, wine writer and familiar face from BBC’s Saturday Kitchen, will pay homage to New Zealand’s Chardonnay.
Peter McCombie MW, one of New Zealand’s only Masters of Wine will do a talk on aromatics.
Ben Glover, Chairman of the Pinot 2017 Celebration (held in New Zealand) will showcase a grand selection of New Zealand Pinot Noir.
Nigel Greening of winery Felton Road will take guests through 12 of New Zealand’s most prestigious wine over the course of two sessions.
South London roasters Volcano coffee will also host a rare tasting that pits single origin coffees alongside New Zealand’s best drops.
Pop Brixton | 49 Brixton Station Road, London, SW9 8PQ
Saturday 16 July | 11am-4pm
General admission £20 per ticket
Masterclasses £35 per ticket