Meet the winemakers and taste and find out more about Giesen and Ara New Zealand wines. The Giesen brothers own 13 vineyards in Marlborough's Wairau Valley and maintain strong long term relationships with some of the Valley’s best growers. This means Giesen consistently have the finest grapes from the region each vintage, producing wines with balanced acidity, purity and intense flavour set around impressive aroma and distinctive fruit.
What you'll learn and do: Find out more about and taste three wines (two Sauvignon Blancs and a Pinot Gris) that showcase the best of Marlborough and tell the stories of their source vineyards.
What you'll need:
- Any or all of these wines, available from Waitrose Cellar
- Giesen Dillons Point Sauvignon Blanc
- Ara Single Estate Sauvignon Blanc
- Ara Single Estate Pinot Gris
- White wine glasses
About your instructors: From their first vintage in 1984 the three Giesen brothers created great wines. Representing them at this session will be Duncan Shouler, Chief Winemaker, and Roscoe Joanson, Brand Ambassador
Joining a virtual experience: Our Virtual Experiences will take place via Zoom. We’d recommend using a laptop or desktop if possible to make it easier for you to take part. Two days before your Virtual Experience, we’ll send you full details on how to join.
Please note T&C’s apply.
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