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  • Sun
    28
    Jan
    2018

    Summer BBQ 2018

    4:00 - close

    barbeque-explosionDate: Sunday, 28 January 2018

    Time: From 4pm wet, windy, snowing, or fine, cover is provided

    Venue: Derek’s place. Check your email from Robin in January for the address.

    Entry fee: This is a no fee event, but it is BYO wine. We ask members and guests to contribute by providing a salad (even number houses) or dessert (odd number houses) sufficient for about 10 people.

     

  • Wed
    14
    Feb
    2018

    Tasting- Under negotiation

    7:45 - 9:45 pm

    Venue: TBC
    Entry fee: Members $TBC, Guests $TBC

  • Wed
    14
    Mar
    2018

    Tasting - Haythornthwaite

    7:45 - 9:45 pm

    Venue: TBC
    Entry fee:
    Members $TBC, Guests $TBC
    Presenter: TBC

    Haythornthwaite Wines is a boutique family owned vineyard located on the ancient alluvial river terraces of Martinborough. This region has become known for producing world-class Pinot Noir and is gaining a reputation for producing award-winning Gewürztraminer, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris.

    Established in 1992, Haythornthwaite Wines produces Pinot Noir, Pinot Rosé, Pinot Gris and is one of two vineyards in Martinborough growing Gewürztraminer. The vineyard was planted on two sheep paddocks of a sub-divided farm. Planting commenced in 1992 and was completed in 2006.

Drinking and driving

Members will be aware of the lowering of drink/drive limits from December 2014. If unsure read the Land Transport Amendment Act (no 2) 2014. We ask members to be conscious of these limits.

For those driving, water and some food are provided or think about a designated driver, taxi, uber or dial-a-driver to get you home safely.

Wine bottle screw caps

Anne is collecting them to give to the Lions organised Kan Tabs for Kids. No food lids or beer tops, please.

Save and bring them to the next monthly meeting.