The 2013 Summer of Riesling kicks off this February and on the 16th, the , to celebrate the good folk at Black Estate, Pegasus Bay and Tongue n Groove Wines are hosting a , “Rolling Riesling Day” at C1 Espresso on the corner of Tuam and High St in Christchurch.

Between 11am and 4pm they’ll be pouring 5 Riesling tastings matched with Waipara Valley summer food, music and good times downtown.

For just $30 a ticket you can roll your way around the sturdy beauty of the C1 Espresso Building (the last tall building on the block!).  Taste 5 Waipara Valley Rieslings matched with our local food prepared by their chefs and experince a wild card coffee tasting from C1.

Tasting stations will be located in the sunny courtyard outside C1, on the rooftop where the Black Estate vineyard grows (and a barbeque awaits!), and even in the C1 basement for the complete tour.

Email for tickets or call 03 314 6085. Tickets are also available through Pegasus Bay WinesTounge in Groove Wines and C1 Espresso.