Tasting - Taylors, Dan Baldock7:45 - 9:45 pm
Venue: Johnsonville Community Centre Hall, 30 Moorefield Rd, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037 – Directions.
Cost: Members $14, Guests $18 - To speed up processing and payments at the door, we'd ask members to complete and bring to the tasting this form. It provides an opportunity for you to pay annual subscription due at 1 July 2015 and the dinner in July.
Presenter: Dan Baldock (Taylor Brown)
Our local contact and presenter this evening is Dan Baldock. As I mentioned in the last newsletter, Dan has presented previously at our very successful Penfolds tastings. The evening will concentrate on Taylors Wines as we had a Brown Bros tasting 18 odd months back.
"Taylors Wines and Brown Brothers are both 100% family owned by the Taylor and Brown families; our families are excited to announce a new chapter of co-operation by launching Taylor Brown Ltd for sales and distribution of our great Australian wines throughout New Zealand." Taylor Brown
The line-up will start with a Brown Bros 2014 Moscato/Sauvignon Blanc as the quaffer then following with:
- 2012 Taylors Estate Riesling
- 2013 80 Acres Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz/Merlot
- 2013 80 Acres Shiraz
- 2013 Taylors Jaraman Shiraz
- 2013 Taylors Jaraman Cabernet Sauvignon
- 2012 Taylors St Andrews Shiraz
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.