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Big Picture Wine Experience - CLOSED

22 Jellicoe Street | at the Auckland Fish Market, New Zealand
+64 9-373 8389
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Unique experience for wine lovers

A fantastic unique wine tasting experience in the heart of Auckland. The Aroma Room is enjoyable... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2015
Julianne999999
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Brisbane, Australia
Great Wine Tasting experience within Auckland

This was a great experience! It is located within the Seafood Central Courtyard at Auckland Fish... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2014
Mary K
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Seaside Heights, New Jersey
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The Essential New Zealand Wine Tasting Experience“The most exciting and innovative wine tasting of your life”Bob Campbell, Master of Wine Discover the best New Zealand wines in the heart of Auckland.We take you on a interactive wine tasting discovery, from rediscovering your senses in our Aroma room, to flying over New Zealand’s wine regions and tasting the wine with the winemakers themselves!Let the winemakers tell you what makes their wine special, see the vineyards and compare different grape varieties in the comfort of our state of the art theatre.Any wine lovers Dream!What will you experience? Unwrap your senses in the Aroma RoomYour interactive journey starts in our Aroma room. All the aromas of wine can be uncovered here, enabling you to appreciate the language of wine and reawaken your senses. Distinguish your blue berries from your blackberries and become your own wine master!Taste the passion with our Wine FilmNext, you’ll be guided into our auditorium where the Wine Film will fly you over New Zealand's spectacular landscape. The flight path takes you to six wineries. Here, the winemaker will join you on-screen for a personalised tasting of their wine.Then take your senses even furtherAfter your Wine Experience you may enhance your sensory journey with a range of other New Zealand and boutique Auckland wines from our Cellar Door as well as complement it with our delicious shellfish menu. Taste local New Zealand shellfish from Freshly cooked Scampi to Pacific oysters and green shell mussels.Tour Descriptions Discover Auckland Wine- The original NZ wine region!Discover wine from the Auckland Region, fly over the Hauraki Gulf, see spectacular Waiheke Island Coast line , visit the Waitakere Range and fly over stunning Matakana. Taste superb Kumeu Chardonnay, world class Waiheke Island Syrah and bold Matakana Reds. This tasting reveals Auckland's best kept secrets!New Zealand FlightTaste the best New Zealand has to offer, experience the countries outstanding wines all in one sitting. Compare your Pinot's with your Cabernet, your Chardonnay with your Sauvignon. Fly over spectacular snow capped Southern Alps in central Otago, view the amazing viticulture on Marlborough’s Awatere and Wairau Valleys, and experience the Hawkes Bay Pacific Ocean Coastline. This tasting should not be missed.
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20 Apr 2015
“Unique experience for wine lovers”
27 Apr 2014
“Great Wine Tasting experience within Auckland”
LOCATION
22 Jellicoe Street | at the Auckland Fish Market, New Zealand
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+64 9-373 8389

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Reviewed 20 April 2015

A fantastic unique wine tasting experience in the heart of Auckland. The Aroma Room is enjoyable and helps you to pick the flavours and aromas of your wine. The virtual vineyard tour with wine sampling is excellent for those who aren't able to travel to...More

Thank Julianne999999
Reviewed 28 April 2014

This was a great experience! It is located within the Seafood Central Courtyard at Auckland Fish Market. The wine tasting takes about 1 hour and is $30 per person. We started in the aroma room with personal instruction about the various New Zealand growing regions...More

6  Thank Mary K
Reviewed 13 August 2013

My friend and I were supposed to go to Waiheke island for a wine tour, but it got canceled due to rain and stormy seas. At the last minute, I searched online and found the Big Picture Wine experience. I really wanted to do a...More

2  Thank Thai L
Reviewed 5 April 2013

My friend & I weren't sure what to expect and were very pleasantly surprised! The entire "experience" from start to finish was awesome - very friendly & knowledgeable staff, the "smelling room" was very fun and tasting video was like a mini-NZ-geography lesson! I did...More

Thank HolliC_13
Reviewed 2 April 2013

Great if you don't have the time to travel around NZ tasting and visiting the wineries yourself! Staff knowledgeable and very helpfull, would reccommend.

Thank RachE30
Reviewed 1 April 2013

Yummy seafood and great wine to accompany is always a winning combination. Casual courtyard al fresco dining is good too. If you're in need of high quality fresh seafood cooked the way you want it done then this is definitely the place to visit. Wine...More

Thank peterawiri
Reviewed 29 March 2013

We had taken a group on a tour around the Kumeu wineries, & wanted a different activity en route to home (Tauranga). The "sniffing room" at The Big Picture provided that really well, & everybody experienced a lot of hilarity competing against eachother to see...More

Thank tgatastingtours
Reviewed 16 March 2013

Thank you to the staff at the Big Picture. They provided an excellent space for the large bus tour group at lunchtime. Awesome buffet and lovely ladies from TIME Unlimited were great!

Thank Kristi24_13
Reviewed 27 February 2013

had a superb time at big picture wine had a seafood selection platter for 2 that was cooked to perfection by a lovely lady chef.it was nice to see that i didn't have to wait that long for my food to come out which was...More

1  Thank tee r
Reviewed 19 February 2013

Big Picture Wine has an excellent group wine tasting facility with explanatory movie and tasting. We thought it provided a great overview of wine production in New Zealand. They have a room to test your noise for wine scents - most of us failed.

Thank peach8054
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