596 days ago

Vin Alto Wines Spring Sunday Luncheon (great idea for fathers day)

David Prescott from Wine and More Albany 2

It’s been two LONG years since we visited the Vin Alto winery in Clevedon, so I have organised a start of Spring Luncheon at the Vin Alto Winery for Sunday September 9 and with the winter we have had I think we all deserve the day out. Enzo has designed a special menu and will serve some Vin Alto wines from his cellar to match the food . If for some reason you would prefer something different for any of the courses please call or email me to discuss, Enzo is very accommodating
I have organised a bus to take us out there and back again, you can park your car here at Wine and More, bus will leave here 11.00am, and return around 4.00pm. The bus can take 50 so be quick, friends and family are welcome. (R18)

For more info contact me david@wineandmore.co.nz or ph 415 3568
Date: Sunday September 9

Venue Vin Alto Winery 424 Creighton’s Road Clevedon

Time: be at shop by 10.45am for a 11.00am departure.

Cost, which includes 6 Wines a four course luncheon and bus: $90.00pp

Wine-tasting Luncheon

9th September 2018


Vin Alto Frizzante
Anti-pasta fish & seafood platter including

fish tartare, smoked salmon, prawns etc.

with homemade bread & garlic bread

Vin Alto Chardonnay (from the cellar)

Very dry French Chablis style
Spring Lamb on the charcoal grill

with new potatoes & seasonal vegetables

Vin Alto Merlot Montepulciano 2013 &

Vin Alto Montepulciano Riserva 2008
Cheese Platter

with pears poached in port wine

Vin Alto Retico 2006
Homemade Salted Caramel Cheesecake

with vanilla ice-cream & warm caramel sauce

Vin Alto Vin Santo

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