Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction celebrates 30 years of generosity

New Zealand news presenter Mike McRoberts is once more the ambassador for the Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction. Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction.

This year’s Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction will be held at Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay’s Arts & Events Centre on Saturday, September 18th.

The event has been the largest annual contributor to Cranford and 2020 saw a record-breaking $302,725 gifted.

The auction offers a chance to buy premium wines in large format bottles or barrel lots, some of which will be unique to the auction. While auction lots span a wide range of vintages there are sure to be a large number from the highly touted 2019 and 2020 years. Believe the hype, these are great vintages and will sell rapidly.

In addition to wine, you will be able to bid for an exciting travel package and a specially commissioned oil painting by contemporary artist John Lancashire:

“Images of cut flowers in vessels are rendered with loose, gestural brushstrokes in contrasting warm and cool colours; sensitively allowing us to bring an object together through a beguiling combination of colour and form.”

Another date for the diary. You can try before you buy at a pre-auction tasting one month before the auction on Wednesday, August 18th at the Napier War Memorial Centre. Put a syndicate together to share the lots that typically amount to between 75 and 300 bottles.

Cranford Hospice has always been the sole beneficiary of the Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction. Over the past six years, the event has been the largest annual contributor to Cranford and 2020 saw a record-breaking NZD $302,725 gifted. With a cumulative total gifted from 1991 to 2020 of over NZD $3.9 million.

Event tickets will go on sale in June and absentee bidding is also available. To follow update’s sign up at the Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction website or ‘like’ Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction, Facebook or Instagram pages.

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