The Shout Magazine (New Zealand)

Toast Martinborough celebrates 30 years this November

Toast Martinborough is celebrating the 30th year of the wine and food festival with this year’s event on Sunday, November 19.

More than 10,000 visitors are expected at Toast which takes place across eight festival sites and features 12 local vineyards.

The vineyards include: Palliser Estate, Ata Rangi, Te Kairanga, Martinborough Vineyard, Luna Estate, Tirohana Estate, Escarpment and Moy Hall to exciting newcomers such as On Giants Shoulders, Huntress, Big Sky Wines and Stad_ko Wines.

Martinborough Brewery will also be creating a special festival beer.

“Our 30th year is set to surpass all expectations, featuring an exceptional event programme and a bustling atmosphere in Martinborough throughout the festival weekend,” says Ariel Codde, General Manager of Toast Martinborough.

Festivities in Martinborough will extend beyond the Sunday, with a programme of supporting pop-up events, curated by local Martinborough businesses.

From Friday the 17th to Monday the 20th November, visitors will have the opportunity to discover an array of experiences – from gin garden parties to art and ceramic workshops to treats amidst the olive groves.

To learn more or for tickets, visit

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