Vino Fino runs weekly wine tastings most Tuesdays at 6pm at our Christchurch store on Durham Street.

These informal tastings cover a variety of themes and include visiting winemakers, Cuisine Top 10 plus special focus tastings. All you need is to be able to enjoy wine!

Bookings (phone, email or in person – Sorry not online) are required for these – Credit card details required at the time of booking, with payment on the night. Please advise if not attending as we usually have a waiting list. Note we accept cancellations up until 5 pm the day before the tasting, otherwise, the card will be charged for any “no shows” Thank you.

Please phone us (03) 365 5134 or email to confirm bookings.


Bogle (California) with Jody Bogle

Date: Friday 21st February 2020
Time: 3.00pm – 6.00pm
Where:  Vino Fino, 188 Durham St
Cost: Free – Just pop in
California is known for producing wines that really knock the socks off of any lucky drinker. Rich reds and flavoursome whites are the hallmark of this wild west-coast wonder-region, and few are as synonymous with it down here in Aotearoa than Bogle Vineyards.
Last year Bogle Vineyards was announced American Winery of the Year 2019 by Wine Enthusiast and on Friday 21st February Jody Bogle will be here at Vino Fino with a range of Bogle wines open for you to try.

Forrest with Dr John Forrest

Date: Tuesday 25th February 2020
Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Where: Vino Fino, 188 Durham St
Cost: $20.00 – For bookings please call 03 3655134 or email wine@vinofino.co.nz
It’s been a couple of years since John was here at Vino Fino so it’s a big welcome back to one of our previously very regular presenters. The line up of wines is yet to be confirmed but you can be assured it will be an interesting mix and presented as only John can!

Yalumba with Jessica Hill-Smith

Date: Wednesday 4th March 2020
Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Where: Vino Fino, 188 Durham St
Cost: $30.00 – For bookings please call 03 3655134 or email wine@vinofino.co.nz
Please note this is a Wednesday night tasting… Yalumba is Australia’s oldest family-owned winery with over 170 years of unbroken family ownership. Yalumba wines continue to be made at the home estate of its founder, Samuel Smith, under the direction of the same family and tonight we have Jessica Hill-Smith, sixth generation family member, here to show us a selection of Yalumba’s premium red offerings including The Menzies, The Signature and Octavius along with the much anticipated release of the flagship Yalumba Caley Cabernet Shiraz 2014 (rrp $395)