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July at Pembroke Wines & Spirits - Celebrate mid-winter with exciting events

Updated: Jul 2

The launch of the Cave was a great success, and it's already getting booked out for private events. Thanks so much to everyone who came to our big opening party.

Here are some more details about our new Wānaka event space: 

  • The venue has a seating capacity of 16 people and can accommodate up to 25 people buffet-style.

  • We offer two different packages that include food and beverages. 

  • Whether it's a work lunch, a birthday celebration, or a family gathering, our cosy and intimate venue will make your event truly special.

  • Find more details about The Cave here.

July is packed with events at Pembroke Wines. Read on about the Free Friday SeriesDry July, Cozy Winter Raclette Dinner & Mulled Wine in The Cave, and Plastic Free July,  and join us at Pembroke Wines.  

The Cave at Pembroke Wines Wanaka_New event space


What's happening at Pembroke?

Dry July at Pembroke

Join us at Pembroke Wines this Dry July and enjoy our vast collection of non-alcoholic wines, beers, mocktails, and ciders. Whether you're taking a break from alcohol or simply looking for delicious alternatives, we've got something to keep you happy while you stay dry this July.

You can also enjoy these refreshing drinks in-house.  Come and discover your new favourite non-alcoholic beverage at Pembroke Wines!


Free Friday Series are back

Te Kano Picnic Image for Pembroke Wine Tasting

Tasting with Nick from Te Kano

5th of July 4- 6:30pm

Pembroke Wines invites you to meet Nick Hunter (Viticulturist & GM) from Te Kano and taste their wines:

• TK Life Rosé 22

• TK Life Blanc de Blanc 23

• TK Life Chardonnay 21

• TK Life Pinot Noir 19

Te Kano is nestled in the Eliza vineyard with stunning views of the Kawarau River and surrounding mountains. 

Humdinger Gin Tasting_Saskia and Andrew

Tasting with Humdinger Gin from Geraldine

12th of July 4- 6:30pm

Meet Andrew, the distiller & founder of Humdinger Gin. He will be showcasing their London Dry and Citrus Gins, which will be the signature gins for delicious cocktails during this special tasting night. 

Andrew, is a professional engineer dedicated to perfecting each batch of gin. His better half, Saskia, a technologist by trade, adds the spice and enriches the flavour.

Matt Connell winning wine award

Tasting with Matt from Connell Wines

19th of July 4- 6:30pm

Matt Connell will be visiting us to share his success with us and his yummy wines. Connell Wines actively enter New Zealand’s largest wine competition, where their wines have won the Champion Pinot Noir Trophy four times in the last six years, maintaining consistently high results.

Don't miss tasting Matt's award-winning wine selection.

Claudio from Domain Thomson Wines

Tasting with Claudio from Domain Thomson

26th of July 4- 6:30pm

Claudio (GM & Sales) was born in the USA, grew up in Brazil, went to college in Switzerland, worked in Singapore and for the last 20+ years has been living in Queenstown and working in the growing Central Otago wine industry.

Owners of Domain Thomson PM and David Hall-Jones are committed to their vision of crafting exceptional wines that capture the unique terroir of both NZ and France. 

Jess the winemaker at Radburnd

Tasting with Jess from Radburnd Cellars

27th of July 4- 6:30pm

Free Tasting Event This Friday AND Saturday. Join us in welcoming Radburnd Cellars! Meet Jess, the Sales Manager of Radburnd, and enjoy a free tasting of their amazing wines.

"Radburnd Cellars is a dream come true for me – and I don’t say that lightly. It’s incredibly invigorating to create a winery with a clean slate, allowing us to completely focus on making small parcels of the absolute best wines we can – something I have wanted to do for a very long time.” Kate Radburnd, Winemaker & Owner


News from our Bottle Shop & Lounge Bar

Raclette at Pembroke Wines Wanaka

Cosy Winter Raclette Dinner & Mulled Wine in The Cave

Gather your family for a wonderful Raclette Dinner and Mulled Wine experience this winter.

Join us for our selection of French cheese and charcuterie, perfectly paired with raclette.

• Group Size: Minimum of 6 people, maximum of 16 people

• Notice: Please provide 48 hours notice

For more details and bookings, contact Nadia.

Mulled Wine at Pembroke Wines Wanaka

Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

Join the mission: Go Plastic-Free in Wānaka this July! Don't forget to bring your 1L jars to refill with our famous mulled wine to take home. Participate in Plastic Free July and help reduce plastic waste.

Whistlebird Gin at Pembroke Wines Wanaka

Discover Whistlebird Gin: Distilled with Sound!

This botanical blend undergoes a unique process where it baths in a "bird bath” of sound. Yes, you read that right—this gin is distilled with sound. It's one of the most spectacular releases in the New Zealand spirit world.

Whistlebird was created by two passionate gin enthusiasts in Wellington, armed with lab-grade equipment, a crazy idea, and an unwavering love for gin. Join us at Pembroke for a delicious Whistlebird Cocktail.

Felton Road at Pembroke Wines Wanaka

Felton Road 2023 Allocation Now In Store – Limited Stock!

Don't miss your chance to stock your cellar with the exclusive Felton Road 2023 wines. We have a very limited supply available, including:

• Bannockburn

• Mac Muir

• Cornish Point

• Calvert

• A small amount of Block 3

• Some Chardonnay still available

Hurry in to secure your bottles before they're gone!


Our tasting room is waiting for you to celebrate this July

July at Pembroke Wines

Make sure you reserve a spot at our Tasting Room for your next event.


What are our Wine Club members getting this June?

This July, our Wine Club members will receive six outstanding Pinot Noirs from some of the best local vineyards.

  • Roys Peak, Wānaka, 2018

  • Terra Sancta, Mysterious Diggings, Bannockburn, 2022

  • Carrick, Bannockburn, 2021

  • Nevis Bluff, Lake Dunstan, 2020

  • Te Kano, Kin, Bannockburn, 2020

  • Domain Thomson, Surveyor Thomson, 2022

Pinot noir Wine Club July 2024


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Latest customer review:

""Great service, nice and friendly staff. Good food and wine, and a very unique atmosphere. Such a hidden gem!" - May

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