There are still some places available for the February 18 Cellar-Vate winemaker’s dinner featuring the wines from Hunter’s in Marlborough. You pay $40 and you get to try yummy wine and food matches. Here’s the menu:

Hunter’s Sauvignon Blanc 2008
On arrival

Hunter’s “Miru-Miru” Brut
Smoked salmon canapés on rye with preserved lemon and cream cheese spread

Hunter’s “Kaho Roa” winemaker’s selection Sauvignon Blanc 2006
Chicken, Mediterranean vegetables and cream in filo

Hunter’s Pinot Noir 2006
Medium-rare lamb loin on mushroom and sun-dried tomato risotto with pesto oil drizzle

Hunter’s “The Chase” Merlot, Pinot Noir, cabernet 2005
Asian pork in broth with bok choy and noodles

Hunter’s “Hukapapa” dessert Riesling 2006
Radiccio, shaved parmesan and pear salad

If you want to book yourself a place (and we really recommend that you do, give Becs a call or flick her an email –