Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Cloudy Bay vineyard leads oyster season globally

Media Release 11 March 2014

Cloudy Bay vineyard leads oyster season globally

This year, two of New Zealand’s finest local luxuries Cloudy Bay Pelorus and freshly shucked oysters will be served together as a first of the season food and wine pairing. From 10 March, 19 of New Zealand’s top restaurants will be taking part in the launch of Cloudy Bay Pelorus & Oysters. The delicious crisp palate and creamy complexity of Cloudy Bay Pelorus is the perfect wine match for the taste of freshly shucked Bluff oysters.

Joining New Zealand, top restaurants in Australia including Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne will also take part in this new Cloudy Bay culinary experience. Diners will be able to indulge in perfectly chilled Cloudy Bay Pelorus, served by the glass or bottle with freshly shucked bluff oysters served over ice in a custom made Cloudy Bay wooden crate.

Cloudy Bay winemaker Nick Blampied-Lane describes Cloudy Bay Pelorus Brut as, “Elegance meets complexity in a mélange of citrus and toasted brioche. Pair that with the exquisite Foveaux Straight tang of Bluff oysters and you have culinary bliss."

A serendipitous match, Cloudy Bay Pelorus takes its name from the famous dolphin of the Cook Strait, Pelorus Jack, who guided sailors and ships through treacherous waters including Pelorus Sound, which is a popular oyster destination.

The Cloudy Bay Pelorus & Oyster pairing starts on 10 March and will continue throughout the year with different varieties of oysters as they are in season.

Bookings are necessary with each participating restaurant.


Restaurants participating nationwide

AUCKLAND
!
The Foodstore
Market Square, Viaduct Harbour
Non Solo Pizza
259 Parnell Road, Parnell
Marvell Grill
Jellicoe Street, Wynyard Quarter
Botswana Butchery
99 Quay Street, Ferry Building, Auckland CBD
Harbourside Bar & Grill
The Ferry Building, 99 Quay Street, Auckland CBD
Hotel DeBrett
2 High Street, Auckland CBD
XO
Sky Tower, Corner of Victoria and Federal Street,
Auckland CBD
The Sugar Club
Level 53, Sky Tower, Corner of Victoria and Federal Street,
Auckland CBD
Black Cottage
308 Coatesville-Riverhead Highway, Coatesville
Paper Moon
437 Beach Rd, Mairangi Bay

CHRISTCHURCH
Bloody Mary’s King of Snake
30 Latimer Square, Christchurch Central 145 Victoria Street, Christchurch Central
Aikmans JDV
154 Aikmans Rd, Merivale
190 Aikman’s Road, Merivale!
!

QUEENSTOWN
Fishbone
7 Beach Street, Queenstown
Pier 19
Steamer Wharf, Queenstown
Wakatipu Grill
Peninsula Rd, Kelvin Heights, Queenstown
Public Kitchen
Steamer Wharf, Beach Street, Queenstown
Botswana Butchery
17 Marine Parade, Queenstown

About Cloudy Bay Pelorus Brut

Pelorus Brut is a chardonnay-predominant blend of selected vintages. It is a fresh, aperitif style sparkling wine with apple crisp flavours, underpinned by nutty yeast complexity derived from two years bottle maturation on lees.

About Cloudy Bay

Cloudy Bay Vineyards was established in Marlborough, New Zealand in 1985. Innovation, meticulous attention to detail and regional expression are the guiding principles of Cloudy Bay. The Cloudy Bay team is committed to producing ‘wines of region’ and strives to enhance the pure, bracing flavours and stunning vibrancy, naturally afforded by the climate and soils of Marlborough, New Zealand. For more information on Cloudy Bay visit www.cloudybay.co.nz

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Housing: Affordability Drops 14%, Driven By Auckland Prices

Housing affordability across New Zealand fell 14 percent in the year ending November 2014, with Auckland’s lack of affordability set to reach levels it hit during the height of the global financial crisis, according to the latest Massey University Home Affordability Report More>>

ALSO:

The Dry: Fonterra Drops Forecast Milk Volumes By 3.3 Percent

Fonterra Cooperative Group, the worlds largest dairy exporter, reduced its milk volume forecast for the 2014-2015 season by 3.3 per cent due to the impact of dry weather on production in recent weeks. More>>

ALSO:

Strike: Lyttelton Port Workers Vote To Escalate Dispute

Members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) at Lyttelton Port today voted to escalate their industrial action. Around 200 RMTU members have been operating an overtime ban since 17 December and today they endorsed a series of full withdrawals of labour at the port. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: NZ Dollar Falls To 3-Year Low As Investors Favour Greenback

The New Zealand dollar fell to its lowest in more than three years as investors sold euro and bought US dollars, weakening other currencies against the greenback. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: NZ Govt Operating Deficit Smaller Than Expected

The New Zealand’s government’s operating deficit was smaller than expected in the first five months of the financial year as a clampdown on expenditure managed to offset a shortfall in the tax-take from last month’s forecast. More>>

ALSO:

0.8 Percent Annually:
NZ Inflation Falls Below RBNZ's Target

New Zealand's annual pace of inflation slowed to below the Reserve Bank's target band in the final three months of the year, giving governor Graeme Wheeler more room to keep the benchmark interest rate lower for longer.More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news