Previous Years

Concert review: Ascension Estate

"Talk about your rich varietal. The first of this year's package tours of the nation's grape outdoors certainly doesn't lack for a multitude of vintages, flavours and blends - one veteran electro-reggae monster? Check. Two supergroups fronted by three distinguished talents each? Check. One New Zealand's Got Talent winner on her first big tour? Check." Read the full review here
Russell Baillie, The New Zealand Herald, Monday 4 February.

Concert review:  Matakana

The Classic Hits Winery Tour in Matakana on Saturday was a hit … the lineup was exceptional….read the full story here
Juliet McGhie, Rodney Times, 7 Feb 2013

Concert review:  Alana Estate

"Kiwi 'supergroups' wow in laidback style." Read the full review for the show at Alana Estate, Martinborough here.
Tom Cardy, The Dominion Post, Tuesday 12 February 2013

Concert review: Waipara

Over 3000 people attended the seventh annual Classic Hits Winery Tour at the Mud House Winery and Cafe in Waipara on Saturday night.  Families danced together around picnic blankets to music from New Zealand's Got Talent winner Clara van Wel, AnikaBoh&Hollie, The Adults and Fat Freddy's Drop. Read the full review here 
Vicki Anderson, The Christchurch Press, Tuesday 19 February


Wine, a stunning sunset over the Gibbston hills, New Zealand musicians and an energetic but well-behaved crowd all equated to a success story for the seventh annual Classic Hits Winery Tour, which came to Gibbston for the first time on Tuesday, Read the concert summary here
Christina McDonald, Otago Daily Times (Queenstown Edition) 22 Feb 13


Music and wine lovers were lining up an hour before the gates at Upper Moutere's Neudorf Vineyards opened yesterday hoping to nab a prime spot for the seventh annual Classic Hits Winery Tour. Read the full story here
Naomi Arnold, The Nelson Mail, 23 Feb 13


The crowd was treated to a Kiwi music extravaganza at the Classic Hits Winery Tour at Villa Maria Estate last night. Read More here
Svan Hersleman, Marlbrough Express, 25 Feb 13


Sunday morning's patch of rain was a distant memory as thousands laid out their picnic blankets, pulled out the chips and dip and soaked in the sunshine at the Classic Hits Winery Tour show at Mystery Creek. Read more here
The Waikato Times, 4 March 2013