Gala Dinners, Cocktail Functions & Team Building
Whether a gala dinner, cocktail function for 300 guests, or a day of team building, Winehouse is the ideal solution for your next off-site function.
This Historic homestead nestled among the vines at the gateway to Gibbston Valley offers beautiful gardens, rugged scenery, and the very best of Central Otago food, wine, and hospitality.
The Winehouse is an effortless venue that allows flexibility to create your own unique experiences for your guests.
Our professional team will ensure the needs of your guests are taken care of while you relax and enjoy your event.
The grounds and surrounding area include grape vines, open paddocks, mountain bike trail and bungy jumping making a great location for team building activities. For that spectacular arrival, we also have on site our own helicopter landing pad. We help you with managing all of this so the day is seamless and holds a lasting impression with your team.
A fabulous and lovingly restored turn of the century villa works complementary with the croquet lawn to offer you a choice of spaces for the arrival of your guests. Here they can enjoy pre dinner drinks and canapes, starting to relax into the evening you have planned for them.
Gorgeous bay windows look out to the potager garden and French doors make a dramatic entrance to the stunning courtyard pavilion. This seats 150 people with the option of a pavilion extension to create more space enabling you to welcome 250 guests for your dining event.
We are here to help. Allow us to take the work out of your event by helping you source the services you need to create a successful event. Assisting in the sourcing of your theming ideas to finding the right entertainment to enjoy at the end of the night - we can help you in-house with many aspects of your event.
Our kitchen team will deliver fresh and inspired menus matched with the very best of Central Otago wines. Eating seasonally and enjoying the freshest of produce, your guests will leave remembering a dining experience unique to the region.
Venue hire includes the following
Exclusive use of the venue, grounds & facilities, for the duration of the event;
Table plan design and recommendations on best way to fit your numbers;
Rectangular tables, chairs and linen are included. A surcharge may be charged for additional hire requirements for numbers larger than 140. Set up of this is also included;
Hanging Edison festoon lighting;
Venue coordinator to assist with any additional hire requirements to complement your theme. This may include: additional lighting, audio and visual equipment, table centrepieces, entertainment.