Johnnie Walker Whisky tasting at Whisky Galore

    Wednesday 25 May, Whisky Galore tasting room - "The Houff"

Cameronbridge 'Old Particular' 1990

Hommage goat’s milk young gouda, with quince & apple jelly on a walnut cracker

Johnnie Walker Black

BBQ prawn with sundried tomato and chargrilled capsicum pate

Talisker 10 year old

Hot smoked Akaroa salmon glazed with whisky on rye bread

Johnnie Walker 'Green Label'

Grilled Buerre Bosc pear wrapped in prosciutto with Manuka artisan honey

Johnnie Walker Gold Reserve

Johnnie Walker Gold and 72% dark chocolate truffle

Clynelish 'Signatory' 1996

Sweet apple and brown sugar puff pastries

Johnnie Walker 'Platinum'

Roast duck and orange confit on crostini

Johnnie Walker 'Blue Label'

Medjool date, dark chocolate and whisky                   


Rebecca Johnston presents Greystone Wines
Tuesday 17 May 2016, The Cup

Greystone Sauvignon Blanc 2014 - with feijoa chutney on crostini

Greystone Pinot Gris 2014 - with marinated pork fillet and d'Anjou pear skewers

Greystone Riesling 2014 - with honey glazed hot smoked salmon, served on rye

Greystone Gewurtztraminer 2014 - with Moroccan spiced lamb keftedes

Greystone Pinot Noir 2014 - with roast beetroot, goat's cheese and thyme dip on sesame lavosh

Greystone Basket Star Late Harvest Riesling 2011 - with honey poached quince pastries

Andrew Johnston presents classic wine and food matches - with a twist
Tuesday 23 February 2016, The Cup

Aimery Grand Cuvee Brut - with smoked salmon and creme fraiche crepe

Two rivers convergence Sauvignon Blanc - with broad bean and pecorino hummus on lavosh

Greystone Sand Dollar Pinot Gris 2013 - with pork, preserved lemon and parmesan meatballs

Elephant Hill Chardonnay 2014 - with grilled free range chicken and zucchini skewers

Pisa Range Run 245 Pinot Noir 2014 - with homemade pate - chicken liver, brandy and thyme on vogels

Taylors Fine Tawny Port - with fresh Medjool dates and Windsor Blue
     

The Art of Wine and Cheese Matching
12 May 2015, The Cup

Black Cottage Rosé 2014
with marinated feta and roast butternut

Thistle Ridge Pinot Gris 2013
with karikaas aged gouda, apple and caramelised honey pastries

Kendall-Jackson Vintners Reserve Chardonnay 2013
with parmigiano reggiano oven baked crisps

Greystone Pinot Noir 2013
with brie de meaux and Waipara black truffle 

Elephant Hill Merlot Malbec Cabernet Franc 2013
with brie de meaux and fruit chutney

Grant Burge Aged Tawny Port
with windsor blue and medjool dates

Cashmere Kindergarten Fundraiser
25 November 2014 at The Cup 

Jansz Brut NV
With prosciutto and strawberry bites

Two Rivers Convergence Sauvignon Blanc 2014
With roast red pepper, feta and fresh basil tart

Greystone Chardonnay 2013
With Aoraki smoked salmon and crème fraiche crepe

Thistle Ridge Pinot Noir 2013
With warm roast turkey and cranberry sliders

Gonzalez Byass Pedro Ximenez
With traditional homemade Christmas cake

Muddy Water Wines with Katie Jane Events
9 September 2014 at The Cup 
Muddy Water Sauvignon Blanc 2013 with feta and spinach frittata  
Muddy Water James Hardwick Riesling 2013 with smoked fish dip on cumin lavosh
Muddy Water Chardonnay 2012 with marinated haloumi and roast pumpkin skewers 
Muddy Water Pinot Noir 2012 with chicken liver pate on toasted vogels 
Muddy Water Hares Breath Pinot Noir 2011 with grilled lamb keftedes
Muddy Water Sugar Daddy 2013 with apricot and almond pastries
 
 
 
Chocolate and Wine matching with Vino Fino and She Chocolat - Katie Jane Events
 
12 August 2014, Cornershop Bistro, Sumner

Chocolate Box Sparkling Shiraz 2009 with a dark chocolate bite

Main Divide Gewurztraminer 2012 with white chocolate and rose spiced mousse

Jim Barry Cover Drive Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 with Shira's delight truffle

Clearview Sea Red with chilli chocolate nibs

Gonzelez Byass 'Nectar' Pedro Ximenez with a mini decadent date
 

Whisky Galore and Katie Jane Events

22 June 2014 at The Cup

Balblair 1997, Highland

Old Pulteney 12 years old, Highland

Springbank 15 years old, Cambeltown

Glendronach 12 years old, Highland

Glenfarclas 21 years old, Speyside

Kilchoman "Loch Gorm" Islay

Served with a light supper of a trio of crostini, Windsor Blue Cheese on oatcakes, beef and parmesan meatballs, chorizo and haloumi bites, cheddar and homemade chutney and of course a 62% dark chocolate to match the Islay malt!

A range of stunning single malts presented to us by Whisky Galore's own Michael Fraser Milne.   A very entertaining evening.  There will be another!

 
Greystone Wines and Katie Jane Events

20 May 2014 at The Cup

Sauvignon Blanc 2012 with fresh salmon tartare

Sand Dollar Pinot Gris 2012 with smoked fish pate on cumin lavosh

Gewurztraminer 2013 with taleggio cheese on homemade cream crackers

Pinot Noir 2012 with chicken liver pate and vogels rounds

Brothers Pinot Noir 2011 with portabello mushroom and black olive crostini

Basket Star Riesling 2011 with roast quince tart and fennel cream

 

Vino Fino Wines and Katie Jane Events

1 April 2014 at The Cup

St Clair Gruner Veltliner 2011 with marinated artichoke and white bean puree on crostini

Cracroft Chase Grey Pearl Pinot Gris 2011 tartlets with apple puree, pulled pork and red onion chutney

Crossroads Milestone Chardonnay 2013 with smoked fish and kumara balls, preserved lemon

Omihi Hills Limestone Ridge Pinot Noir 2012 with roast beetroot dip on sesame and oregano lavosh

Castano Hecula Monastrell 2011 with grilled chorizo and haloumi bites

Sebastiani Zinfandel 2010 with button mushrooms stuffed with blue cheese and ricotta

 

Waipara Hills Wines and Katie Jane Events

25 February 2014 at The Cup

Equinox Sauvignon Blanc 2012 with smoked salmon and caper crepes

Waipara Hills Riesling 2013 with zucchini, feta and mint fritters & red pepper jam

Equinox Pinot Gris 2013 with artichoke heart and white bean puree, on crostini

Waipara Hills Chardonnnay 2012 with parmesan cookies and grilled pancetta

Waipara Hills Gewürztraminer 2010 with ricotta and Kikorangi blue spread & lavosh

Waipara Hills Pinot Noir 2013 with lamb meatballs, preserved lemon and thyme