Four-Course Dinner and Tutored Tasting with Villa Maria Winemaker – Josh Hammond

On January 27th, WineAlign is pleased to present a gourmet dinner & tutored tasting featuring wines from New Zealand’s most awarded and iconic winery.

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Villa Maria Estate is New Zealand’s most awarded winery. Proudly family owned, Villa Maria sources grapes from the best of New Zealand’s wine growing regions to produce wines of exceptional quality enjoyed by wine drinkers around the world. Founded in 1961 by its current owner and Managing Director Sir George Fistonich, Villa Maria Estate is now seen as an icon in the New Zealand wine industry. An unrelenting commitment to producing quality wine has allowed Villa Maria to cement its place as New Zealand’s most awarded winery for more than 30 years.

MW_MarlWinerymorning2 (3)Join us for an exclusive dinner at Rosewater with Marlborough winemaker, Josh Hammond, to celebrate a select offering of wines from New Zealand’s most awarded and iconic winery. Josh will guide you through a range of Villa Maria wines and speak about the unique viticulture and terroir of New Zealand as well as the history of the company that started with one man, George Fistonich, in 1961 and exports wine to over 50 countries worldwide and is recognized as New Zealand’s Most Awarded Winery.

Josh will be joined by WineAlign’s Sara d’Amato.

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Monday, January 27, 2014

Location:  Rosewater Supper Club (19 Toronto St., Toronto)

Reception: 6:30pm

Four-Course Dinner: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Enjoy remaining wines: 8:30pm – 9:00pm

Tickets:  $88.00 plus HST and fees

*Please note tickets are limited to 80, so book early to avoid disappointment.

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Reception Wine: Villa Maria Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc

1st Course
Asparagus and Micro Green Salad
Ravigot Dressing
Villa Maria Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc

2nd Course
Duck Prosciutto
Braised Belgium Endive
Pomegranate Glaze
Kale Chips
Villa Maria Cellar Selection Pinot Noir

Main Course
Roasted Rack of New Zealand Lamb
Crusted with Minted Panko
Roasted Maple Acorn Squash, Turned Carrots, French Beans
Yukon Gold Pommes Anna
Pinot Noir Jus
Villa Maria Single Vineyard Pinot Noir

Pear Tart
Ginger Spiced
Goat Cheese and Honey Drizzle
Villa Maria Private Bin Gewürztraminer

About Rosewater

Minutes from Toronto’s Financial and Theatre districts, the Rosewater offers a fresh and unique dining experience. From the intimate setting of the upper mezzanine level, which overlooks the main dining room, to the self-contained supper club on the lower level, this building lends an air of romance and casual decadence when dining on a fusion of modern classics.

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Our winemaker events have been consistently and quickly selling out.  If you are interested in attending then we advise you to purchase your tickets as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.


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