Villa Maria is a platinum sponsor and ‘official wine sponsor’ of the APO and has been for more than 25 years.
Villa Maria makes a generous contribution of wine to the APO each year for important events including APO series concerts, the Deloitte Summer Concert, APO season launch and APO donor and sponsor functions.
Villa Maria is the key wine sponsor for the Auckland Theatre Company (ATC) - the largest professional theatre company in New Zealand.
Villa Maria is the exclusive supplier of still wines for the Auckland Theatre Company's opening nights and wherever possible, Villa Maria wines are served at ATC events including season launches, industry preview nights, patrons’ functions, sponsorship hostings.
Another successful community initiative which Villa Maria is proud to support is the Cult Couture Awards, co-ordinated by the Auckland City Council.
The aim of Cult Couture is to showcase the talent, creativity and style of emerging New Zealand fashion designers and artists.
One-off garments that convey originality, creativity and innovation are invited for entry into the event's six design categories, with more than $15,000 in prize money to be won.
Auckland City Council
Villa Maria became the official wine sponsor of the Michael Hill Violin Competition in 2008.
The Michael Hill Violin Competition is a biennial event which aims to encourage musical excellence and promote young violinists from around the world who are seeking to launch a solo professional career in the music industry.
Villa Maria takes pride in supporting local groups and organisations within the community. While we cannot fulfill every request, we endeavour to assist in fundraising activities where appropriate. If you wish to apply for wine sponsorship, please complete the form below.
Please note that as a company operating within the liquor industry, Villa Maria must act carefully in accordance with the laws outlined in the Liquor Amendment Act 1999. This states that the minimum age for the legal consumption of alcohol is 18 years. For this reason, we are unable to align with organisations that are concerned with the welfare of minors.