Enjoy premium New Zealand wines from the country’s pioneering winemakers and growers at the New Zealand Wine Dinner, which will be hosted by the Tokyo American Club on January 29, 2021. Spy Valley wines, which have been named among “the planet’s 20 most notable new producers,” will be introduced at the dinner. Their modern fully integrated winemaking facility and their passion for excellence guarantee that they consistently produce globally acclaimed award winning wines.
APERITIF: Bread and whipped butter.
Wine: Spy Valley 100% Chardonnay 2016
Awards: Silver Medal – 2017 Air New Zealand Wine
: Green Lip Mussel Chili Remoulade Micro Herbs
Wine: Spy Valley 100% Sauvignon Blanc, 2019
Awards: 2019 International Wine Challenge 91 Points – 2019 James Suckling
STARTER: Roasted Kumara Salad Arugula, crispy cured ham, radishes, lemon thyme honey vinaigrette.
Wine: Spy Valley 100% Pinot Noir 2018
Awards: 90 Points 2017 Bob Campbell MW 4 Stars – 2018 Cuisine Magazine 4.5 *
MAIN: Wine Braised Beef Cheek Parsnip mousseline, Cresson salad
Wine: Spy Valley Merlot 2013, Merlot 84% Malbec 16%
Awards: Silver Medal – 2018 Royal Easter Show Wine Awards
DESSERT : Pavlova Fresh Strawberry, Kiwi, Yuzu Accent
Wine: Spy Valley Sparkling NZ, Chardonnay & Pinot Noir
Awards: *4 Stars -Michael Cooper’s Buyer’s Guide 2013 *
COFFEE or TEA
ABOUT THE SOMMELIER
Frédéric Cayuela is a wine educator in Japan. He was born in the Roussillon wine region in southern France. He has worked as a wine advisor for the Château Nadal Hainaut in France and as a wine merchant and consultant in Taiwan and Singapore.
As a wine ambassador in Japan, Frédéric shares his expertise on the wine from the Roussillon wine region as well as his knowledge about wine from various regions in France and abroad.
SCHEDULE - Saturday, Dec. 19
6:15PM - Welcome guests & aperitif
6:30-7PM - NZ wine presentation
7-9:30PM - Dinner time
9:45PM - End
10PM - Doors close
Expertise from a professional sommelier
New Zealand-style multi-course meal in Tokyo
New Zealand pairing
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
This New Zealand Wine dinner takes place at Tokyo American Club
To reduce the spread of Covid-19, we will provide hand sanitizer and promote air circulation. We also encourage guests to wear masks.
Please note that the legal drinking age in Japan is 20 years old.