Tasting - Giesens/Peter Lehman7:45 - 9:45 pm
Venue: Johnsonville Community Centre Hall, 30 Moorefield Rd, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037 - Directions
Entry fee: Members $TBC, Guests $TBC
Presenter: Richard MacDonald
Based at the top of the South Island, Giesen’s wines have developed a huge reputation for producing quality white wines such as riesling, gewürztraminer and chardonnay. To round out this presentation, as Giesen are the representatives for Peter Lehman of Australia, they will be offering two Shiraz’ for tasting. Up on the night will be:
- Organic Sauvignon Bland (as the quaffer)
- Giesen Rose (Hawke’s Bay Merlot based)
- The Brothers Gewurtztraminer (Trophy Champion at 2017 Royal Easter Wine Show for the 2014 vintage)
- The Fuder Clayvin Chardonnay
- The Brother Pinot Noir
- Peter Lehman H&V Shiraz
- Peter Lehman 8 Songs Shiraz
See all past club events dating from February 1985.
Member prize draw
At 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.