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  • Wed

    Tasting - Craggy Range, Hawkes Bay

    7:45 - 9:45 pm


    Venue: Johnsonville Community Centre Hall, 30 Moorefield Rd, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037 – Directions.

    Cost: Members $18, Guests $23

    Presenter: Michael Bancks, Customer Experience Manager

    Wines to be presented

    • 2015 Gimblett Gravels Rose 
    • 2014 Craggy Range Te Muna Riesling
    • 2014 Craggy Range Te Muna Sauvignon Blanc
    • 2013 Craggy Range Kidnappers Vineyard Chardonnay
    • 2013 Craggy Range Aroha
    • 2013 Craggy Range Le Sol
    • 2013 Craggy Range Sophia
    Terry and Mary Peabody

    Tasting – September 2015 – Craggy Range

    When Australian businessman Terry Peabody visited New Zealand in 1997, he immediately recognised his odyssey had reached its destination. He realised very quickly that the promise he’d made to his wife and daughter – to create an enduring family wine legacy – had come to fruition. Continue reading →


    World experienced sommelier joins Craggy Range

    Customer Experience Manager Michael Bancks back at Craggy Range

    One of the country’s most experienced Sommeliers has been appointed Customer Experience Manager at Craggy Range Winery in Hawke’s Bay. Advanced sommelier Michael Bancks is working towards becoming New Zealand’s second only Master Sommelier and returns to Craggy Range after three years in France.

    Formerly Manager of Craggy Range’s Terrôir Restaurant for six years from 2004, Bancks was awarded the title of Sommelier of the Year at the Culinary Fair in 2008. Continue reading →

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  1. Read our Membership rules
  2. Complete the membership form
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Member discounts

By attending tastings each month you’ll receive great discounts on the wines being presented. Offer only available on tasting nights.

Prize draws

Purchase raffle tickets at the door to go into a draw to win a bottle of wine from the presenter. As a member present on the night you have a second chance to win in the members draw. Previous prize draw winners.

Who we are

Our membership includes those who are keen to learn about wine and others who simply enjoy sharing good wine in good company.

Get a taste of who we are by visiting one of our monthly meetings.

One of our committee will welcome you and introduce you to other people.  We’re a friendly bunch!

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 always be conscious of these limits and to take care when attending Club events.

If you know that you will taste several wines, appoint a designated driver to get you home safely or consider hiring a taxi. Water is provided. We encourage members and guests to feel free to drink this.

Wine bottle screw caps

Save and bring them to the next monthly meeting.

Anne is collecting them to give to the Lions organised Kidney Kids support group.

No food lids or beer tops please.