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.


Escarpment with Larry McKenna

Date: Tuesday 6th October 2020
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Cost: $25
Where: Vino Fino, 188 Durham St

We welcome back our tastings with a very special visitor, Larry McKenna aka 'Mr Pinot Noir'. Larry will be showcasing the new release Insight Series Pinot Noirs from Escarpment - Kiwa, Te Rehua and Kupe along with other wines from the Escarpment range. From the late 80's until 1999 Larry was the winemaker at Martinborough vineyards before establishing Escarpment. Larry's extensive contribution to NZ wine and Pinot Noir in particular has been recognized with his induction into the NZ Wine Hall of Fame; as a recipient of the Sir George Fistonich Medal for services to the NZ Wine Industry. He was made a Fellow of the NZ Wine Industry in 2016 and was recently a finalist in the Gourmet Traveller Wine, NZ Winemaker of the Year.

Nautilus with Adam Balasoglou

Date: Tuesday 13th October 2020
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Cost: $20
Where: Vino Fino, 188 Durham St