Unique experience
To celebrate the iconic Felton Road’s 20th vintage, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers is hosting the ultimate Central Otago wine and gastronomy showcase.


Set amongst the rolling hills of Hawke’s Bay wine country, Felton Road winemaker Blair Walter will give guests an unparalleled insight into the winery’s proud history. Pair this with the expertise of Master of Wine Emma Jenkins and a sublime dinner prepared by Matakauri Lodge’s Jonathan Rogers, featuring the very best of South Island produce, and the stage is set for a great weekend.

Highlights include:
o Vertical Tasting of 10 wines spanning 20 Years of Felton Road Wines
o Wine Options tasting game
o Central Otago Showcase Dinner

Other useful information

Event tariff is NZ$1,700.00 + 15% GST per person, based on double occupancy and includes:

o Two nights’ suite accommodation at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers
o Presentations from special guests Blair Walter and Emma Jenkins
o Vertical tasting of 10 Felton Road wines spanning 20 years
o Wine Options tasting contest
o Pre-dinner drinks and canapes, daily full breakfast and non-alcoholic minibar
o Gourmet dinner on both nights, including wine pairing on Saturday night
o Guest’s choice of a day of unlimited green fees OR a 50 minute spa treatment per person during stay

Experiences to be offered

The weekend begins Friday night with a light-hearted ‘wine options’ tasting contest for guests to test their knowledge and their palate! Dinner that evening will feature the much-loved ‘bring your favourite’ wine dinner with a focus this year on Burgundian varietals – Chardonnay or Pinot Noir.

The following day, Blair and Emma will host a tutored vertical tasting of 10 wines spanning the 20 years of Felton Road Wines, before it’s Chef Jonathan Rogers time to shine with his five course tasting menu, matched of course, to Blair’s choice of Felton Road wines.