We are very sorry to announce that Napier Gindulgence in February 2022 has been cancelled.
Everyone who has purchased tickets will be refunded the full ticket price including the booking fee.
Our aim is to bring you a boutique and vibrant gin experience. Current ticket sales would not offer such an experience to those attending so we have decided to step back, select a new date in the 22/23 festival season and bring you a Gindulgence that you’ll all love!
If you have already purchased a ticket, we apologise for the disappointment and will keep you posted with information on the new date and event details.
The team wish you a fabulous Art Deco weekend with plenty of prohibition gin cocktails involved.
FESTIVAL G&T GLASS
GIN MASTER CLASSES
All of our gin producers will have a signature G&T available for purchase by the glass along with other gin based drinks and cocktails.
Bottles will be available for purchase, so you can take home a bottle or two of your favourites!
Food will be available for purchase from some of Napier's favourite food vendors.
Meet the makers and attend gin masterclasses in the on-site Gin Theatre (Session 1 only).
Curiosity Gin stands out from the crowd because that’s where the real action is. We bring you gins that are truly authentic and individual, with complex and unique flavour profiles that could only come from somewhere beneath the Long White Cloud. This is our reason for existing.
Our passion to create new innovative spirits with strong flavours evocative of a bold New Zealand character is reflected in the name Curiosity Gin.
LITTLE BIDDY GIN
Little Biddy Gin is crafted in honour of Reefton legend, Little Biddy. A gin-toting, 4-foot-tall gold prospector. Our search for native botanicals takes us deep into the same West Coast rainforest where Biddy once fossicked for gold, to craft a unique New Zealand gin with a pioneer’s attitude. Our Distillery, Reefton Distilling Co. is a modern distillery in an age-old town, producing a range of award-winning, small batch distilled spirits with a distinct West Coast flavour.
1919 Distilling's mission is to bring back the charm and charisma of the 1900s while creating an honest gin that kiwis could celebrate as their own. With a commitment to keeping things local, 1919 Distilling uses a 600L still that was custom built in New Zealand. Their Classic Gin won Gold at the Junipers and is one not to miss this festival. For the adventurous the Kiwiana range is sure to delight.
We blend modern distilling techniques with time honoured traditions. We celebrate an exciting play between expansive creativity and an unbending commitment to making spirits that will stand the test of time. This duality defines us, inspiring our approach to crafting the finest selection of copper distilled New Zealand gins, vodkas, rums and whiskies available.
Aotearoa’s goddess of gin. Juno Gin features fresh locally sourced botanicals, pure Taranaki mountain water and distilling artistry that has caught the notice of awards panels all over the globe. To complement their signature Extra Fine gin, Juno release a new gin each quarter that captures the unique abundance and essence of that season. From the rich narrative behind each gin to its gorgeous iconic black bottle and award-winning taste, expect the divine
South Africa’s premium citrus gin, is crafted from the wonderfully sweet and aromatic soft citrus fruit, sun-ripened and handpicked by selected mandarin growers from across the world.
Sundried ClemenGold peels take the flavour lead with eight botanicals to produce this smooth, Classic Cape Dry style gin with subtle hints of citrus.
Blush is here to tickle your taste buds! Let our Rhubarb Gin or our latest Boysenberry take you on a flavour adventure. And YES our legendary Gin Slushies will be back and better than ever. Drink Local, Be Social #BlushGinNZ
The word Alchemist has a rich history tied to many early Greek scholars. The early Alchemist were able to create gold from anything. The word Alchemist has since then formed into a person who creates something through a seemingly magical process. We do this in the way of creating our own liquid gold in the form of a cocktail.
TWELFTH HOUR DISTILLERY
Twelfth Hour Distillery was born from our desire to fuse fresh, tantalizing, exotic botanicals from around the globe with premium New Zealand gin – made by our group of friends for you to share with yours. Small batch distillation ensures handcrafted premium quality every time.
Delicious food to go with your craft gin cocktails will be available on the day!
We will have great local acts to entertain you on the day.
All drinks for consumption at the festival must be purchased using money stored on your festival wristband.
Visit the AWOP top-up kiosk on entry or anytime during the festival and load money onto your wristband.
Use your wristband to purchase from vendors. It is the only form of payment that will be accepted for drinks.
On your way out, stop by the kiosk again to refund any cash left on your wristband. You can also get your refund online at awop.co.nz/refunds within 30 days.
Gindulgence aims to promote responsible drinking to create a festival environment that everyone can enjoy. Plenty of food, tonics and other non-alcoholic beverages will be available. Please don’t drink and drive, there are public transport options near our events and taxis or Uber are just a phone call or tap away.
The Gindulgence team will happily assist with phone numbers for safe transport options and information whenever needed.