Tasting - Top drops under $257:45 - 9:45 pm
Venue: Johnsonville Community Centre Hall, 30 Moorefield Rd, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037 - Directions
Entry fee: Members $TBC Guests $TBC
Presenter: Joelle Thomson
Wines to be tasted:
2009 Forrest The Valleys Riesling
Valformosa Cava Classic Brut NV
2015 Main Divide Waipara Riesling
2014 / 2015 Ulisse Montepulciano, Italy
2013 / 2015 Crater Rim Waipara Pinot Noir
2015 / 2016 Alary Gerbaude Cotes du Rhone
2017 San Marzano Il Pumo Primitivo
Joelle Thomson is a journalist, wine writer and author, who was bitten by the big buttery Chardonnay bug at Aro Street Café in Wellington, New Zealand, in the late 1980s and has been in love with wine ever since. She is a full-time writer.
She wrote her first wine column in 1994 for Capital Times newspaper and remains a contributor to its reincarnated, slightly glossier version – Capital magazine.
She also writes for Good magazine, NZ Winegrower, Drinksbiz and www.joellethomson.com. Joelle is a regular wine commentator on RNZ (Radio New Zealand National) on the Jesse Mulligan afternoon show. Joelle is the author of 16 wine books (published by New Holland and HarperCollins), including 10 annual wine guides.
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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
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.