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  • Mon
    09
    Dec
    2019

    End of year dinner (New date)

    7 to late

    Venue: Cashmere Lounge, Khandallah, Directions
    Entry fee: Members & guests $68

    Please check the new date, Tuesday 10 Dec, NOT Wednesday 11 Dec.

    Please complete the November 2019 Payment Advice and return to Wayne either at the next tasting or by email.

    Entrée

    Butternut & chèvre gnocchi, confit garlic cream, parmesan croute
    Roast wild mushrooms in truffle oil, roquette, pinenuts, grana padano, sherry vinegar syrup
    Veal sous vide & pan roasted backstrap, frangelico parsnip puree, wild mushroom duxelle, asparagus tips

    Mains

    Beef tenderloin, braised cheek, mash, roast beets & mushroom, beurre rouge, roquette, jus
    Pork – crisp belly, mustard turnip smash, apple remoulade, pickled red cabbage, pork butterscotch sauce, jus
    Market fish – pan seared with Kombu broth, squash noodles & scallop tempura

    Dessert

    Brûlée of the day, citrus salsa, pistachio biscotti
    Sticky date & banana pudding, butterscotch, coconut ice cream, honeycomb
    Whittakers dark chocolate truffle cake, chocolate ganache, cookie crumble, hazelnut ice cream, waffle cone

  • Sat
    25
    Jan
    2020

    BBQ – Derek’s place

    4:00 pm to late

    Venue: Derek’s place (see email for details)
    No Charge event
    BYO wine

    Your committee arranges meat and salmon. We ask if you would provide a salad (for 8 people to share) if your home starts with an even number, or a dessert (for 8 people to share) if your home starts with an odd number, thank you.

    Anne asks you to bring any screw caps along that you have been collecting over the holiday period. 

  • Tue
    11
    Feb
    2020

    Tasting - Maison Noire, Hawkes Bay

    7:45 - 9:45 pm

    Venue: Johnsonville Community Centre Hall, 30 Moorefield Rd, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037 - Directions 
    Entry fee: Members $TBC Guests $TBC
    Presenter: TBC

  • Fri
    20
    Mar
    2020

    Wairarapa lunch & wine tasting (40th celebration)

    All day event

    Venue: Coney Wines, Wairarapa
    Entry fee: Members $TBC Guests $TBC
    Presenter: TBC

  • Tue
    07
    Apr
    2020

    Tasting - The Crater Rim, Waipara

    7:45 - 9:45 pm

    Venue: Johnsonville Community Centre Hall, 30 Moorefield Rd, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037 - Directions 
    Entry fee: Members $TBC Guests $TBC
    Presenter: TBC

     

    The Crater Rim Ltd is a family-owned boutique winery situated in the rolling hills of Waipara, in the South Island of New Zealand.  They grow, make and market limited quantities of terroir-specific wines produced from their own two vineyards and contracted sites in the Canterbury sub-regions of Waipara, Omihi and Banks Peninsula and in Central Otago. 

See all past club events dating from February 1985.

Member prize draw

whenAt each meeting, there is a members’ prize draw, but you must be present to win. We also have a raffle draw each tasting with the prize of a bottle of wine. Purchase your tickets at the door and be in to win.

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.