Join the Matakana Winegrowers Association at 5pm Sunday 31 July 2022 for winetasting and the film ‘From the Vine.’  The perfect way to spend your Sunday evening in the middle of winter. Enjoy a tasting of different wine varieties and learn about the boutique handcrafted wines produced locally by our passionate winemakers. These will include new release Rosés, Chardonnays, Syrah, Merlot and a number of other unique varieties such as Marsanne, Sangiovese and Tempranillo.

– $40 ticket from Matakana Cinema includes wine tastings at 5pm, a glass of wine and the film at 6pm
– Food additional on the night at the Vintry and Village Picnic
– Bookings essential at MMK Restaurant and bottle sales available at the Vintry wine bar

Starting at 5pm, this evening will give you the opportunity to meet and taste several wines that are not traditionally available for the public to taste and meet some of these clever Matakana winemakers.  

At 6pm, you will be ushered into the stunning Paradiso Theatre which is adorned with 32,000 cloth roses on the ceiling. It is one of the three-theatre boutique cinemas in the complex to enjoy the movie ‘From the Vine’.  This heart-warming film about a downtrodden man (actor Joe Pantoliano who played toupee scumbag in The Sopranos) who returns to his childhood home in Italy and tries to reinvigorate an old vineyard.

$40 ticket. Glass of wine, wine tastings with local vineyards, followed by the film.