Kia Ora - The Wonder of New Zealand

June 5th - 7th the Napa Valley will roll out the red carpet to welcome visitors from around the globe to Auction Napa Valley 2014.   Chappellet Vineyard is thrilled to show our support to the community by offering up for bid in the live auction an incredible opportunity for four people to travel to New Zealand with Cyril and Blakesley curated by Seasonz Travel, Air New Zealand and New Zealand Wines.

The winning bidders will take flight to Auckland in the luxury of Air New Zealand Busienss Premier Class.In the City of Sails, they will stay at the spectacular SkyCity Grand with breathtaking views of the city, spending a day and a night seeing Auckland, sailing the Hauraki Gulf, and savoring award-winning cuisine. 

They will end their second day with a flight to Waiheke Island, for two nights at the The Boatshed in a private suite with ocean views.  On the island they will stroll the beaches and visit local wineries including a tasting and lunch at Man O'War Vineyards


They will spend two-night respite at the iconic Huka Lodge on Lake Taupo. Nestled on the banks of the Waikato River with hypnotic turquoise waters, Huka is rated one of the world’s top retreats and trout fishing destinations.


Onwards to Hawke’s Bay and The Farm at Cape Kidnappers where you’ll ogle spectacular views of the Pacific and partake in a multitude of activities including supper at Craggy Range.


Queenstown, NZ’s adrenaline capital, is your next destination where Sir Russell Coutts, 5-time American’s Cup Champion, has invited us to spend three nights at his Central Otago farm.  The gorup will dine in historic Arrowtown, see the Remarkables, sip Pinot Noir at Two Paddocks and Felton Road and venture to the Milford Sound fjords.

The package would not be complete without time spent reminiscing about their escapades in New Zealand over dinner for 24 at Chappellet.  Supper will transport them back to NZ with Bluff oysters, grilled lamb and NZ wines poured side-by-side with gems from the Chappellet’s cellar. 

The winning bidders will also take home two 3L bottles each of 2003 and 2012 Pritchard Hill Estate Cabernet Sauvignon the pinnacle of Chappellet’s winemakig program.

If you have New Zealand on your bucket list we hope you will reach out to Seasonz Travel and consider a stay at one of the incredible properties who generiously contributed to this offering.