Grab a seat at this exclusive wine weekend in Queenstown

At the True South Dining Room & Felton Road Winemakers Dinner on Friday, 13 October, at 6pm.

Enjoy an indulgent weekend away at The Rees Hotel Queenstown with the ultimate trifecta of wine, fine dining and luxe surroundings. Savour Felton Road’s collection of quality wines while tasting the sophisticated, elegant flavours from our True South Dining Room. 

Enjoy a delicious four-course dinner hand-crafted by The Rees Hotel’s executive chef Corey Hume. Each course is paired with a curated vintage from Felton Road Wines. A welcome drink and canapes will be served on arrival. Access special exclusive rates for wines showcased on the evening. 

The Rees Hotel’s Residential Package

  • One night’s stay in a luxurious Executive Lake View Hotel Room at The Rees Hotel Queenstown
  • Two tickets to Felton Road dinner and wine matches
  • Access to special exclusive rates for wines showcased on the evening
  • Full-cooked breakfasts for two the following day
  • Late check-out of 12pm midday

The Rees’ True South Dining Room epitomises sophisticated, elegant dining emphasising the fantastic produce from the region served in truly mouth-watering dishes created by executive chef Corey Hume.

Throughout his career, Corey has been a representative for New Zealand, Australia and Australasia numerous times and was a member of the Fonterra New Zealand Olympic Squad that competed at the Culinary Olympics in 2016. Before The Rees Hotel, Corey was Executive Chef for one of the world’s most exclusive and well-regarded lodges, Blanket Bay Lodge Glenorchy. Catering to discerning guests from around the globe with the highest levels of service, wines and cuisine.

Each course is paired with a curated vintage from Felton Road Wines

Felton Road was founded in Bannockburn Central Otago in 1992

Stewart Elms identified the region as one of the warmest and most ideal sites for growing and producing premium wine. Since 2002 the vineyards have been managed organically and biodynamically and were awarded full Demeter certification in 2010. The winery is led by owner Nigel Greening and winemaker Blair Walter, whose extensive knowledge and great devotion to quality winemaking.

In 2022, Felton Road enjoyed a dual celebration, the 25th vintage of its Pinot Noir and 30 years since its first wines were planted. The winery is best known for its prestigious Central Otago Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Riesling whites. 

Dine with this view

Book The Rees Hotel’s exclusive Culinary Wine Weekend

  • Winemakers Dinner (dinner only) $NZ185.00 per person
  • The Rees’ Residential Package (inclusions above) is $NZ432.50 per person per night
  • Additional ‘Bed and Breakfast’ nights of $495.00 per night.

Contact the team at +64 3 450 1100 or email at to reserve your place.

For more intimate culinary events, check here, or for a range of exclusive experiences and packages for any season designed by our experienced concierge team and available only at The Rees Hotel, check here.

Five-star luxe on the shores of Lake Wakatipu

The Rees Hotel Queenstown 

This sophisticated five-star hotel is right on the shores of Lake Wakatipu on the South Island of New Zealand.

The Rees offers a variety of spacious, fully air-conditioned, and luxurious accommodation options, including 60 hotel rooms, 90 apartments and five private, three-bedroom, three-bathroom Lakeside Residences, all with terraces, showcasing spectacular views across Lake Wakatipu to the alpine panorama of the Remarkable Mountain range.

Exceptional features at The Rees Hotel include a library of rare books and art, a courtesy shuttle to/from Queenstown town centre, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, movies and local telephone calls. A fully-equipped gymnasium, secure undercover parking with electric car-charging station. Plus, its own private beach and wharf accessing jet-boat and water taxi services are also available.

Read more: The Rees Hotel Queenstown wins Best NZ Ski Hotel

Experienced local and international staff pride themselves on delivering professional, friendly service that consistently exceeds guests’ expectations. It’s a hallmark of The Rees Hotel’s reputation.

Quiet, private and sophisticated, The Rees Hotel Queenstown epitomises southern hospitality at its finest and an authentic New Zealand experience.

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