Food and drink incentive experiences

Beer taps line the tiled wall of the Garage Project Taproom while a person is served two beers by an employee.

Wellington Chocolate Factory

5 Eva Street, Te Aro, Wellington

Wellington Chocolate Factory (WCF) produces small batch, bean-to-bar chocolate. With ethically traded cocoa at the heart of their creations, it’s a treat that’s just as good for the planet as it is for the palate.

Step into their Eva Street factory and you’ll feel like you’ve found your very own golden ticket. This chocolate paradise lifts the curtain on the bean-to-bar process.

If you want to get hands-on and immerse yourself in the world of chocolate making, take a factory tour. Learn about the process, and make three of your own bars to take home. Finish with a hot chocolate, and you’ve reached chocolate heaven.

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House of Dumplings

117 Taranaki Street, Te Aro, Wellington

Enjoy a hands-on cooking class to learn the art of dumpling-making, including how to make fillings, folding different shapes, and cooking. And of course, eating your pieces of art!

Everyone will go home with a tummy full of dumplings and recipes to make again and again in the future. Bottomless sparkling water and jasmine green tea provided.

House of Dumplings
Beer taps line the tiled wall of the Garage Project Taproom while a person is served two beers by an employee.

Craft Beer Tours

Craft Beer Tours will take your group on a journey around the city, visiting some of the capital’s best craft beer brewers. Owner Mike is passionate about beer and has behind-the-scenes access to the city’s favourite breweries.

Take a full or half-day tour to explore Wellington’s craft beer scene, tasting the beers of award-winning breweries around the city and learning about their brewing process.

Craft Beer Tours is a carbon-friendly certified business that takes pride in its sustainability efforts, offsetting carbon emissions and using eco-friendly products.

Craft Beer Tours NZ

Noble Rot Wine Bar

6 Swan Lane, Te Aro, Wellington

Noble Rot Wine Bar is a haven for wine lovers. The hundreds of varietals on the wine list can be seen lining the walls of the cosy bar and restaurant space. With so many choices, it can be hard to know where to start. Let the knowledgeable team guide your selection, taking you across the globe of wine-making regions.

To pair with your drop there’s a tasty menu of small plates, as well as à la carte or a seasonal dégustation menu. The food is as considered as the wine, but Noble Rot wouldn’t call themselves fine dining. Wine is their focus, whether you’re an expert sommelier or just looking for something tasty to drink.

Noble Rot Wine Bar