Craggy Range Lunch
The intimate four-course menu will be expertly matched with a premium selection of wines from Craggy Range, a family-owned, award-winning New Zealand winery.
4 courses with a premium selection from Craggy Range
Wednesday October 25th
ABOUT MATT STAFFORD
Chief winemaker Matt Stafford is responsible for the entire Craggy Range wine portfolio, an honour he holds with pride as he works to the company’s ambition of being an equal in the fine wine world and creating an enduring family legacy.
Matt boasts an impressive resume, including receiving the Air New Zealand Young Winemaker of the Year in 2007, and celebrating his tenth vintage with the winery in 2015.
Matt explained his interest in winemaking stemmed from an affinity with the land and a desire to better understand its power and capabilities.
“I love our great estates and feel a strong connection to their complexities and subtleties,” he said.
“Our craft is one in which the learning experiences are endless yet we can convey what we have learnt each year in a bottle of wine and share this wine with people the world over.”
Our head chef Andy Davies has crafted an impressive menu to complement the five Craggy Range wines to be sampled during the lunch event.
2016 Te Muna Road Pinot Gris
BBQ Tasmanian octopus, nduja, chickpeas, radicchio, pickled kohlrabi, parsley oil
2016 Gimblett Gravels Vineyard Rose
Fraser Isle spanner crab, squid ink tagliolini, pistachio, basil, lemon butter
2015 Gimblett Gravels Vineyard Chardonnay
Grilled de–boned free range spatchcock, king oyster mushroom, woodland sorrel, celeriac purèe
2014 Te Muna Road Pinot Noir
Cheese Platters and Petit four
2015 Gimblett Gravels Sophia