ONLINE EXPERIENCE

New Zealand Wine & Travel Experience

Nelson, New ZealandPart of Airbnb Online Experiences collection

Online experience hosted by Kirsten

90 mins, Hosted in English
Join online
Meet your host live on Zoom.
Up to 10 people
Private groups available for up to 20.

What you'll do

ENJOY delicious NEW ZEALAND wine (of your choice) whilst learning about my country and its world-class wines!

In New Zealand it is all about quality and not quantity! We produce around ONE percent of the world’s total wine production.
BUT what a ONE percent!
New Zealand wine is known worldwide for its unique characteristics, high quality and its passionate winemakers.
Sauvignon Blanc was the first wine to put New Zealand on the international wine map in the 1980s, and it developed a cult following around the globe.
Since then, the world’s love affair with New Zealand wine has grown dramatically as wine lovers all over the globe continue to explore the diverse range of wine varieties and styles.

I will enlighten you on all of the above - and then some - and I will also give you a taste of New Zealand as a destination.
We are at the bottom of the world - and a DREAM and BUCKET-list-destination for many.

To get ready for my passionate presentation - I suggest you buy a bottle of New Zealand wine (or two) and enjoy it with your friends/family whilst expanding your knowledge about New Zealand, its wines, its fabulous scenery etc.

This experience is the perfect gift to wine lovers, please contact me for private group bookings or specific dates and times that are not listed. My schedule is flexible ... I await your request and look forward to meeting you.
ENJOY delicious NEW ZEALAND wine (of your choice) whilst learning about my country and its world-class wines!

In New Zealand it is all about quality and not quantity! We produce around ONE percent of the world’s total wine production.
BUT what a ONE percent!
New Zealand wine is known worldwide for its unique characteristics, high quality and its passionate winemakers.
Sauvignon Blanc was the first wine to put New Zealand…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book a private group
    Kirsten can host private groups of any size, up to 20 guests. Private group rates start at $150.

What to bring

  • An interest in wine and New Zealand as a destination
  • Maybe a snack to go with your wine of choice
  • Curiosity as I welcome your questions throughout my presentation
  • The price is per person attending, not per device please
  • Invite your friends and meet them via ZOOM no matter where in the world they are.

Meet your host, Kirsten

Host on Airbnb since 2016
  • 62 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I'm PASSIONATE about NEW ZEALAND WINE & NEW ZEALAND and love sharing my vast knowledge.
I'm a journalist, an author and a top-notch tour manager.
I've "always" imbibed and enjoyed wine but it wasn’t till I moved to New Zealand in 2002 that I became keen to LEARN about wine.
Since then, I have written a plethora of articles and a book about the New Zealand wine industry and its people, visited lots of wineries, attended hundreds of wine tastings and hosted many wine tasting, plus I host a radio show called FOR the LOVE of WINE.
As you can see, NZ wine is much more than a hobby for me!
IF I were a wine... Pinot Noir sums me up: “Intense, expressive, fruit-driven. Old World structure and elegance meets New World power and intensity… notoriously fickle, the Pinot Noir grape has found in NZ a home away from home".
I live in sunny Nelson, NZ.
I'm PASSIONATE about NEW ZEALAND WINE & NEW ZEALAND and love sharing my vast knowledge.
I'm a journalist, an author and a top-notch tour manager.
I've "always" imbibed and enjoyed wine but it wasn’t till I moved to New Zealand in 2002 that I became keen to LEARN about wine.
Since then, I have written a plethora of articles and a book about the New Zealand wine industry and its people, visited lots of wineries, attended hundreds of wine tastings and hosted many wine tasting, plus I…
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Rated 4.95 out of 5 from 62 reviews.

Chris
June 2021
Kirsten took us on a virtual and knowledgeable trip to New Zealand to learn about its wine country--past and present. She knows her stuff! She also provided information about the country and places to visit there if we have an opportunity to travel in person. We highly recommend!
Kirsten took us on a virtual and knowledgeable trip to New Zealand to learn about its wine country--past and present. She knows her stuff! She also provided information about the c…
Jennifer
May 2021
My parents were supposed to go to NZ but thanks to COVID the trip was cancelled. I heard about Airbnb experiences, searched NZ and found Kirsten. Found a couple NZ wines and surprised them with this. What an amazing experience! Learned about the different regions, wines, but also a tour of the area for when we visit (hopefully one day). Highly recommend!!!
My parents were supposed to go to NZ but thanks to COVID the trip was cancelled. I heard about Airbnb experiences, searched NZ and found Kirsten. Found a couple NZ wines and surpri…
Anne
March 2021
Great experience with Kirsten, really loved it! If you enjoy a nice glass of wine and want to know about NZ, this is a good way to have both. Highly recommended!
C
March 2021
Kirsten provided a lovely overview on New Zealand wine and winemaking for a group of 25 friends for my birthday. She thoughtfully included some Canadian statistics in her presentation. She made it interactive and we all learned something new!
Kirsten provided a lovely overview on New Zealand wine and winemaking for a group of 25 friends for my birthday. She thoughtfully included some Canadian statistics in her presentat…
Robert
March 2021
Our time with Kirsten was enjoyable and informative. We received the virtual New Zealand wine tour as a gift. It was such a great way to travel to New Zealand and map out the wineries and sights to see once the travel restrictions are lifted. Kirsten’s knowledge to the wine industry of New Zealand was exceptional. Her presentation was interactive and allowed time for questions along the way. In addition to her wine expertise, Kirsten was able to highlight New Zealand’s history, its natural beauty, points of interests and the many activities available to visitors. Connecting through Zoom, we were able to sit back and toast New Zealand with a glass or two of their Sauvignon Blanc from the comfort of our family room. Kirsten made our evening a delightful one and she re-ignited our hopes to travel to New Zealand soon. Possibly meet up with her in person. We highly recommend booking this experience with Kirsten.
Our time with Kirsten was enjoyable and informative. We received the virtual New Zealand wine tour as a gift. It was such a great way to travel to New Zealand and map out the win…
Elaine
February 2021
Great Presentation about the Wine regions and wine of New Zealand. Kirsten has a lot of knowledge and was able to answer all our questions. Really enjoyed the experience.

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.