4 days ago

Looking for Recipe's

David Prescott from Wine and More Albany 8

Do you have a favourite recipe that you want to share, I am looking for some interesting recipe's that I can match wines to, then put up on my web site; wwwwineandmore.co.nz. I am happy to put your name up if you want the credit (tell me if you don't). send the recipe to …View moreDo you have a favourite recipe that you want to share, I am looking for some interesting recipe's that I can match wines to, then put up on my web site; wwwwineandmore.co.nz. I am happy to put your name up if you want the credit (tell me if you don't). send the recipe to david@wineandmore.co.nz

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11 days ago

Single Malt Whisky Dinner

David Prescott from Wine and More Albany 8

Following on from our very successful whisky tasting last year, I have organised a Single malt dinner at Number 5 Restaurant. We have matched 6 whiskies with six courses.
The founder and figurehead of 'Hunter Laing', Stewart Laing is presenting.

Stewart, an Independant bottler from …View more
Following on from our very successful whisky tasting last year, I have organised a Single malt dinner at Number 5 Restaurant. We have matched 6 whiskies with six courses.
The founder and figurehead of 'Hunter Laing', Stewart Laing is presenting.

Stewart, an Independant bottler from Scotland has over 50 years involvement in the scotch whisky business. In May this year, he is opening a brand new distillery on the Isle of Islay.
It is rare to have someone with Stewarts knowledge & experience in NZ and we are fortunate to have him present these whiskies, this will be a very interesting and highly informative evening
Date: Thursday March 8
Time 7.00pm for a 7.15 start

Venue: Number 5 Restaurant, 5 City Rd Newton

Cost $105.00pp all inclusive, please pay at the time of booking. internet banking ANZ-06-0401-0312638-00.

Please note we have a limit of 40 people so be quick.
Bookings ph. 4153568 or email david@wineandmore.co.nz


Upon arrival

BENRINNES 'Hepburn's Choice' 8 years old

Canape

Duck liver parfait

Orange sherry caramel, crostini



MORTLACH 'Old Malt Cask' 10 years old

Confit pork belly rillette

Bread, pickled mustard seeds, plum puree



Ardmore 'Old Malt Cask' 21 years old

Cured & lightly smoked market fish

Green apple, cucumber, radish, cultured cream



BLAIR ATHOL 'Old Malt Cask' 22 years old

Molasses and mandarin glazed duck breast

Brown butter hazelnuts, grapes, charred carrot puree, potato gratin



Dessert -

CALEDONIAN 'Sovereign' 35 years old

Vanilla roasted peaches

Almond and orange set cream, shortbread crumb, cream fraiche sorbet



To Finish

Laphroaig 2001

Cheese platters

Bread, walnuts, crackers, house made preserves, honeycomb

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24 days ago

French Rose Tasting

David Prescott from Wine and More Albany 8

A pink wave is sweeping the wine world and it shows no sign of slowing. Rose is currently the fastest growing wine category in New Zealand, sales are up by 54% for the same period last year.
The French are renowned for producing some of the best rose, they have region's producing only rose …View more
A pink wave is sweeping the wine world and it shows no sign of slowing. Rose is currently the fastest growing wine category in New Zealand, sales are up by 54% for the same period last year.
The French are renowned for producing some of the best rose, they have region's producing only rose wines with many styles to choose from. So what a great way to start the year off by having a French rose tasting on Tuesday February 13.
I will also have information for you about an upcoming tour to France in June, have your passports ready.

Our favourite presenter, French wine ambassador Will Brunel-Morvan will be showcasing the following wines.

Monmousseau "Cuvee JM" Brut rose NV

Fazi Corsica rose 2016

Paradou Languedoc Cinsault rose 2016

Chateau Roubine Cotes de Provence 2016

Chateau Roubine Cotes de Provence Cru Classe 2016

Clos Cantenac Bordeaux rose 2016

Chateau de Fesles Anjou rose 2015

Chateau de Montezargues Tavel 2016

Menu

Platters of Dips & Olives

Roasted Chicken with Gremolata & White wine Glaze

Steamed Seasonal greens

Crispy Spiced Polenta Chips

Greek Salad with Cucumber, Tomato, Olives and Feta

Risoni Salad with Pesto, Dried Tomato and baby Spinach

French Rose Tasting:

Time:6.45pm for 7.00pm start

Date: Tuesday February 13

Venue: Fairway Conference Centre 17A Silverfield, Wairau Valley (behind the North Shore events centre)



Cost: $55.00pp includes dinner, please bring cash or prepay direct into Wine and More bank account.

ANZ-06-0401-0312638-00. Use your name as reference.

Bookings can be made via our events page on the Wine and More web site. If you have any dietary issues please advise at the time of booking.
this event is R20

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38 days ago

Plumber

David Prescott from Wine and More Albany 8

If you're wanting a good and reliable Plumber/gasfitter then you need to contact Daniel Patterson-Infinity plumbing & Gas-027 582 9287 or 3779921. I highly recommend him for all plumbing and gas work, I had some work that needed doing on a bathroom, he was quick and was there when he said …View moreIf you're wanting a good and reliable Plumber/gasfitter then you need to contact Daniel Patterson-Infinity plumbing & Gas-027 582 9287 or 3779921. I highly recommend him for all plumbing and gas work, I had some work that needed doing on a bathroom, he was quick and was there when he said he would be and he wasn't expensive.

80 days ago

Early Christmas present

David Prescott from Wine and More Albany 8

Kahurangi Estate have offered me an excellent Christmas price for their 2016 Estate Chardonnay . Let me know if you would like any.
The inviting bouquet shows yellow peach, mango, vanilla & hazelnut characters with hints of nougat & butterscotch. The palate is succulent and beautifully …View more
Kahurangi Estate have offered me an excellent Christmas price for their 2016 Estate Chardonnay . Let me know if you would like any.
The inviting bouquet shows yellow peach, mango, vanilla & hazelnut characters with hints of nougat & butterscotch. The palate is succulent and beautifully minded and offers ripe fruit intensity and creamy texture on the palate.
The wine will be available from Thursday 14/12 and it is a one time offer, no repeats. Mininum order is 12 bottles $168.00

Even at full price this wine is excellent value and great drinking. Buy a case or two, ideal go to wine for summer beyond you won't be disappointed.

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94 days ago

Instore tasting

David Prescott from Wine and More Albany 8

starting tomorrow and every Saturday leading into Christmas I will be having a few interesting things open for tasting. So come in between 12.00pm and 3.30pm to taste any or all of the following.
Blush Gin - Rhubarb infused
Tasting Notes: refined juniper dancing with tangy fresh rhubarb, hints of…View more
starting tomorrow and every Saturday leading into Christmas I will be having a few interesting things open for tasting. So come in between 12.00pm and 3.30pm to taste any or all of the following.
Blush Gin - Rhubarb infused
Tasting Notes: refined juniper dancing with tangy fresh rhubarb, hints of strawberry, citrus and rose hip.

Triple distilled Hand crafted New Zealand made Gin-
Kerpen Handpicked Riesling "Mosel" 2014

This handpicked Riesling grabbing our attention for its incredible quality to price ratio. Classically stone fruited with apricots drizzled in honey giving way to a clean zippy acid line and slatey, mineral finish, this medium sweet Riesling is an awesome low alcohol option for those who demand a little more from their wines.


Argiolas Isola del Sole Rosso 2015 (Sardinia)

This is a great wine for the price. Perhaps not the most complex wine, but still hits the high notes. Some funk and fruit on the nose, with a nice mix of red berries, herbs and spice on the palate, and ample acidity on the finish.


Clevedon Hills "Leighton's Port"

A rich ruby port with a harmonious blend of grape varieties grown at Clevedon Hills Estate and Vin Alto. Many years of ageing has produced unique port, which can be enjoyed now or in years to come. A great companion for mature cheese or savour with friends after your meal."


See you tomorrow Regards David

96 days ago

Leighton Smiths port

David Prescott from Wine and More Albany 8

Leighton's port was first produced for ZB talk back host Leighton Smith about 10 years ago, sadly this will be the last year it will be available and the price has been reduced.
It will make a great Christmas present.
A rich ruby port with a harmonious blend of grape varieties grown at …View more
Leighton's port was first produced for ZB talk back host Leighton Smith about 10 years ago, sadly this will be the last year it will be available and the price has been reduced.
It will make a great Christmas present.
A rich ruby port with a harmonious blend of grape varieties grown at Clevedon Hills Estate and Vin Alto. Many years of ageing has produced unique port, which can be enjoyed now or in years to come. A great companion for mature cheese or savour with friends after your meal."
BUY ON LINE TODAY:
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104 days ago

Champagne Tasting

David Prescott from Wine and More Albany 8

2017 is nearly over, and as we have done in the past we will be having a champagne tasting for the final tasting of the year.
French wine ambassador Will Brunel-Morvan (who was born in the Champagne region) will be presenting the following Champagnes,at the Fairway Confrence centre on Tuesday …View more
2017 is nearly over, and as we have done in the past we will be having a champagne tasting for the final tasting of the year.
French wine ambassador Will Brunel-Morvan (who was born in the Champagne region) will be presenting the following Champagnes,at the Fairway Confrence centre on Tuesday December 5. Will is one our most popular presenters, he is extremly passionate about his wines and always provides us with lots of useful information.

Wines to be tasted.
Albert Lebrun Champagne "Cuvée Reserve" Brut NV :
Charles Orban Champagne Blanc de Noirs Brut NV :
Pierre Moncuit Champagne Blanc de Blancs Brut NV:
Nathalie Falmet Champagne Brut NV :
Gatinois Grand Cru Champagne Brut rosé NV :
Charles Orban Champagne > 2008:

Champagne Tasting:
Time:6.45pm for 7.00pm start

Cost: $60.00pp all inclusive, dinner and champagne
Date: Tuesday December 5

Venue: Fairway Conference Centre 17A Silverfield, Wairau Valley (behind the North Shore events centre)


Bookings ph. 4153568 or email david@wineandmore.co.nz
Bookings are essential for catering purposes (please advise of any dietary issues at the time of booking)

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110 days ago

New Product: Blush Gin

David Prescott from Wine and More Albany 8

New Zealand made Gin infused with Rhubarb- try over ice with a sprig of mint- Very nice
BUY NOW!! Only 500 bottles made

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133 days ago

Trinity Hill Winemakers Dinner

David Prescott from Wine and More Albany 8

John Hancock is regarded as one of New Zealand's leading and most innovative winemakers. His wines are highly respected worldwide, and are listed in many 3 Star Michelin restaurants, including Ramsays - London, Lucas Carton - Paris, Paul Bocuse - Lyon, and La Pyramide - Rhone Valley. Numerous …View moreJohn Hancock is regarded as one of New Zealand's leading and most innovative winemakers. His wines are highly respected worldwide, and are listed in many 3 Star Michelin restaurants, including Ramsays - London, Lucas Carton - Paris, Paul Bocuse - Lyon, and La Pyramide - Rhone Valley. Numerous top tier accolades and praise has gone to Trinity Hill over the years. Trinity Hill is clearly one of Hawkes Bay's first division wineries. And it is with great pleasure that we will have John presenting some of his award winning wines at a dinner at Restaurant Number 5 .
Trinity Hill winemaker's dinner
Date is Wednesday October 25

Time: 7.00pm for 7.15 seating

Cost: $105.00pp all inclusive. Please pay at the time of booking, internet banking ANZ-06-0401-0312638-00 Add your name as reference.
Call me to arrange credit card payment. 415 3568

Wines and Menu
Upon arrival you will be offered
2016 Hawkes Bay Sauvignon Blanc
Hapuka parfait, Squid ink cracker
*****
2015 Hawkes Bay Chardonnay
Scallops, kumara rosti, sour cream, chives
*****
2016 Gimblett Gravels Chardonnay
Roast pork belly, courgette, parsnip
*****
2014 Gimblett Gravels The Gimblett - Bordeaux style blend based on C/F, C/M)
Eye fillet, potato and shortrib croquette, confit shallots, mushrooms
*****
Touriga - port style red fortified
Red wine poached pear, blue cheese ice cream, honey comb
This event is R25
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139 days ago

Wine makers Dinner

David Prescott from Wine and More Albany 8

Wine makers dinner at restaurant Number 5, with John Hancock of Trinity Hill- Wednesday October 25- more details very soon. but keep the night free, it will be a doozy. Wine and More 4153568

140 days ago

Single Malt Whisky Tasting

David Prescott from Wine and More Albany 8

I have been talking about doing a single malt tasting for some time now. I have finally managed to arrange a date and venue.

We will take you on a journey through Scotland's whisky producing regions, giving you the opportunity to indulge in an assortment of fine single malt whiskies from …View more
I have been talking about doing a single malt tasting for some time now. I have finally managed to arrange a date and venue.

We will take you on a journey through Scotland's whisky producing regions, giving you the opportunity to indulge in an assortment of fine single malt whiskies from across the country. The varying styles, ages and exclusivity of this line up will reveal the huge scope of flavours Scotch whisky has to offer. Also gain insight to the people and the processes behind this traditional Scottish drink. I can't give you the list of Whiskies as the plan is to present some brand new products that have not been available in New Zealand before.

The presentation will be done by one of the team from Whisky Galore who are the largest independent Single Malt importer in New Zealand. We will be tasting at least 6 different Whiskies.

Date:Tuesday November 7

Time:6.45pm for 7.00pm start
Cost:$70.00pp (which includes dinner and 6 whiskies)
Venue: Fairway Conference Centre 17A Silverfield, Wairau Valley (behind the North Shore events centre)
Payment is required at the time of booking to Wine and More bank account ANZ-06-0401-0312638-00, please put name as reference.

Menu: Roasted beef Porterhouse with mustard crust
Spiced Vegetable & Chickpea Salad with avocado and Cherry Tomatoes
Greek Salad
Steamed seasonal greens

Bookings are essential for catering purposes (please advise of any dietary issues at the time of booking) You Must Be 25+ to come this event
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159 days ago

Craggy Range Wine Tasting

David Prescott from Wine and More Albany 8

Our next wine club tasting at the Milford Cruising Club is Tuesday 3 October. Hosted by award winning Hawkes Bay winery Craggy Range.

The winery was recognised in 2014 by renowned US publication Wine Enthusiast as 'New World Winery of the Year'.
Many of the wines received notable …View more
Our next wine club tasting at the Milford Cruising Club is Tuesday 3 October. Hosted by award winning Hawkes Bay winery Craggy Range.

The winery was recognised in 2014 by renowned US publication Wine Enthusiast as 'New World Winery of the Year'.
Many of the wines received notable accolades and awards.
Craggy Range tasting:
Date: Tuesday October 3
Venue: Milford Cruising Club, 24 Craig Rd Milford

Wines to be tasted:
Craggy Range Gimblett Gravels Rose 2016

Craggy Range Martinborough Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Craggy Range Hawkes Bay "Kidnappers" Chardonnay 2016

Craggy Range Hawkes Bay Gimblett Gravels Chardonnay 2016

Craggy Range Martinborough "Te Muna" Pinot Noir 2014

Craggy Range Hawkes Bay Gimblett Gravels Syrah 2015

Craggy Range Hawkes Bay "Te Kahu" 2015

Cost: $55.00pp includes pre dinner nibbles and dinner. Glass of wine with dinner and wine tasting.

Pre-Payment can be made direct to Wine and More bank account ANZ-06-0401-0312638-00

Use your name as reference, if paying on the night please bring cash as the club no longer gives cash out.
Bookings are essential for wine and catering purposes. If you have any special dietary requests please advise me when booking. PH 4153568 or email david@wineandmore.co.nz

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167 days ago

Wine dinner with Italian wines

David Prescott from Wine and More Albany 8

Our next event is at Restaurant Number 5 at 5 City Rd Auckland. One of Auckland's top fine dining restaurants where food and service is always excellent. The menu has been created for us by Martina and her head chef and I have selected wines from the portfolio of Italian wine importer A Touch …View moreOur next event is at Restaurant Number 5 at 5 City Rd Auckland. One of Auckland's top fine dining restaurants where food and service is always excellent. The menu has been created for us by Martina and her head chef and I have selected wines from the portfolio of Italian wine importer A Touch of Italy.

Date is Wednesday September 20

Time: 7.00pm for 7.15 seating

Cost: $105.00pp all inclusive. Please pay at the time of booking, internet banking ANZ-06-0401-0312638-00 or by credit card.
Call me to arrange. 415 3568

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Wines and Menu
Upon arrival you will be offered Carpene Malvolti, extra dry Prosecco, DOCG. Served with profiterole (savoury)

Entree
Terre Davino Gavi di Gavi, DOCG. 2015 and Terre Davino Arneis, DOCG, 2015. Served with
Prawn stuffed baby squid roasted fennel, winter tomato and chilli dressing

Mains
Poggio Civetta Governo All 'Uso Toscano,IGT,2015. Served with
Lamb loin-salt baked celeriac, leek, parmesan, black garlic

Vite Colte , Barolo riserva, DOCG, 2004. Served with Venison, red cabbage, blue cheese

Desert
Pellegrino Marsala Fine Rubino Dolce, DOP
Served with chocolate plum dessert

We will also have Tasting wines,
We only have 1 of each so a taste is all it will be.
We have 3 new wines from Garofoli in the Marche region , !
1) Podium Verdicchio Dei Castelli di Jesi,,DOC, 2014 A dryish white made from Verdicchio grapes,, wine will age for up to 6-10 year.
2) Komaros IGT, Rosato, 2016
A light pink Rose made from Montepulciano,
3) Grosso Agontano, DOCG Riserva, 2012
Made from Montepulciano in the Conero region,, will age for 8-10 years

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171 days ago

Cancelled export Order

David Prescott from Wine and More Albany 8

I have been contacted by Kahurangi Wines to advise me that they have 2 pallets of their Kahurangi 2015 Gold Medal Chardonnay available, the wine was being held for a client in Australia who has now decided they don't require it any more. The good thing is the price has been dropped …View moreI have been contacted by Kahurangi Wines to advise me that they have 2 pallets of their Kahurangi 2015 Gold Medal Chardonnay available, the wine was being held for a client in Australia who has now decided they don't require it any more. The good thing is the price has been dropped considerably.

The wine will be available from Wednesday next week and it is a onetime offer, no repeats. Minimum order is 12 bottles $168.00

Even at full price this wine is excellent value and great drinking. Buy a case or two now and keep till Christmas and beyond you won't be disappointed. It is very rare to get a Gold Medal Chardonnay of this quality at this price; $168.00 for a case
Order now to avoid disappointment - This wine will not be available in supermarkets

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