• 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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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.