Tastings Calendar

 

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Rosé Market Day

When | Saturday 11th November 10am to 3pm

Where | Maison Vauron, 5 McColl St, Newmarket

Cost | Free entry

Pencil in Saturday 11th November to be at Maison Vauron.

Not only is it international Rosé Day but we are holding a Market day to celebrate this wonderful occasion!
There’ll be plenty of rosés on tasting, cheeses, saucisson, tapenades, mustards and Gaston Rotisserie chickens will be on site.

Bring your friends and join us for a fun day!

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Rauzan Segla & Canon

Brand Ambassador on site!

When | Two nights – Tuesday 31st October & Wednesday 1st November from 6.30pm 

Where | Maison Vauron, 5 McColl St, Newmarket

Cost | 90$ / person

We’re very lucky to have a representative of both Ch Rauzan Segla and Ch Canon visiting us, an opportunity to taste two great Bordeaux Chateau.

Rauzan-Segla (Deuxieme Cru Margaux) and Canon (St Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classe) are both owned by the luxury goods giant Chanel.

We'll be tasting eight wines two vintages each of the second wines Segla and Croix Canon (2011 & 2012), followed by two vintages of Rauzan-Segla and Canon, the 2001 & 2011.

As usual Gilles Papst has prepared some taste sensations to accompany these.

 

When booking please specify which night ph 09 5290157 or by return email. Prepayment required, no refunds for cancellations within 48 hours.

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Champagne

When | Two nights – Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th September from 6.30pm 

Where | Maison Vauron, 5 McColl St, Newmarket

Cost | 85$ / person

A tasting to get really excited about. We start by examining four different regions of Champagne -Montagne de Reims, Vallee de la Marne, Cote des Blancs and Cote des Bar. Then a couple of very different Roses followed by two great vintages including the phenomenal Krug 2002, and finishing with a demi-sec.

9 wines  - 7 producers accompanied by French caviar sensations prepared by chef Gilles Papst

 

When booking please specify which night. Prepayment required, no refunds for cancellations within 48 hours.

 

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Market Day

When | Saturday 16th September 10am to 3pm 

Where | Maison Vauron, 5 McColl St, Newmarket

Cost | Free entry

Pencil in Saturday 16th September to be at Maison Vauron.
There’ll be plenty of wines on tasting, in the warehouse there will be cheeses, saucisson, tapenades and mustards, Gaston Rotisserie chickens will be on site (this is how all chickens should taste), and for those with a sweet tooth crepes made to order by Crepes Creations. 

- Wines on tasting from our Southern Rhone Newsletter
- Cheeses - soft, hard, blue, goat, sheep…
- Moutarde Fallot the king of mustards
- Saucisson
- Gaston Rotisserie free range chickens
- Crepes Creations
- Creative workshops by Vida Flores
- L'Authentique BBQ and more………... 

Bring your friends and join us for a fun day!

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Alsace & Choucroute

When | Two nights – Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th August from 6.30pm 

Where | Maison Vauron, 5 McColl St, Newmarket

Cost | 75$ / person

They really know how to entertain in Alsace, on a cold winters night you’ll almost certainly get a steaming plate of choucroute with a glass of Alsace. This is always one of our most popular tastings so don’t hesitate, book now.

10 wines - 6 producers accompanied by classic Alsatian taste sensations prepared by Alsatian chef Gilles Papst

 

When booking please specify which night. Prepayment required, no refunds for cancellations within 48 hours.

 

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NZSO's wonderful event!

When | 6.30pm, Saturday 26th August

Where | Saint Mathews in the City, Auckland

Cost | $250 / person 

Experience an absolutely unforgettable evening filled with exceptional music, divine food, and the very finest wines.

On Saturday August 26, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will play host to an exclusive and intimate night of stunning sensory experiences set against the glorious backdrop of one of Auckland’s most beautiful and acoustically breathtaking spaces, Saint Mathews in the City.

As a sponsor, Maison Vauron wines will play a starring role in this fundraising event as we celebrate our national orchestra and come together to help preserve the music for future generations. Jean-Christophe will be introducing the wines.

More information here : https://www.nzso.co.nz/support-us/a-gala-soiree/

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Domaine Jamet – The Essence of Syrah

Producer on site!

When | Two nights 6.30pm Monday 31st July and Tuesday 1st August

Where | Maison Vauron, 5 McColl St, Newmarket

Cost | $75 / person

We are very lucky to have one of the truly great producers of the Northern Rhone visiting us next week.

Jean-Paul and Corinne Jamet will be here to present a lineup of their superb wines. This is a rare opportunity to try a vertical of their benchmark Syrahs, and see why winemakers and critics everywhere are waxing lyrical about these wonderful Cote Roties.

7 wines – Cotes du Rhone Blanc 2016 and Rouge 2015, Cote Roties 2014. 2004, 2000, 1998, and 1989.

As usual Gilles Papst has created something in the kitchen to partner with these.

 

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Beaujolais - The Southern Crus.

When | Two nights only : 6.30pm, Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 July

Where | Maison Vauron, 5 McColl St, Newmarket

Cost | $65 / person 

If you think the Auckland property market is hot, try buying a vineyard in Beaujolais. There is an avalanche of producers from all over France looking to secure properties in the hallowed ground, the ten Crus of Beaujolais.
Come and find out why as we taste through all ten communes, it could be the beginning of a lifelong love affair.

10 wines from 8 producers – Brouilly, Chenas, Chiroubles, Cote de Brouilly, Fleurie, Julienas, Morgon, Moulin a Vent, Regnie and St Amour.

Gilles Papst has made a couple of wonderful dishes to serve with these so grab some friends and join us.

All reservations invoiced 48 hours prior to tasting, refunds on cancellations inside this period subject to refilling vacancy.

 

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Bordeaux 2014

When | 6.30pm, Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th June

Where | Maison Vauron, 5 McColl St, Newmarket

Cost | $98 / person

With the En Primeur campaign in full swing what better time to taste Bordeaux. Just arrived are the 2014s a vintage that has surprised on the upside once bottled.

Come and try some of the best Bordeaux has to offer, including top Pomerol Gazin, Barsac Climens and  1st Growth Mouton Rothschild.

As usual the wines will be accompanied by taste sensations from Gilles Papst.

9 wines – 9 appellations

 

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Côte de Beaune 2014

When | 6.30pm Tuesday 2nd & Wednesday 3rd May

Where | Maison Vauron, 5 McColl St, Newmarket

Cost : $89 / person

The tasting of the Cote de Nuits red burgundies was a huge success, pure and focused, beautiful wines. Expect the same as we look at the Pinots from Santenay, Volnay, Pommard, Beaune and the Grand Cru Corton.

9 wines – three Village, four 1er Cru and two Grand Cru
7 producers – David Moreau, Camille Giroud,  Denis Carre, Bertrand Ambroise, Chantal Lescure, David Croix, and Henri Boillot

As usual Gilles Papst has created something in the kitchen to partner with these.

All reservations invoiced 48 hours prior to tasting, refunds on cancellations inside this period subject to refilling vacancy.

 

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JM Bourgeois

Gilles Robin – The Northern Rhone

Producer on site!

When | 6.30pm Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th April

Where | Maison Vauron, 5 McColl St, Newmarket

Cost : $79 / person

Everywhere you go in France today you see appellations revitalized by the new generation coming through, and the Northern Rhone is a real hotbed. Meet one of the young guns as we taste through an impressive line up from around the famous hill of hermitage.

8 wines – Crozes Hermitage Blanc 2015, Crozes Hermitage Terroirs de Chassis 2014, Crozes Hermitage Papillon 2015, Crozes Hermitage Alberic Bouvet 2014-2013-2010, St Joseph 2014 and Hermitage 2010

As usual Gilles Papst has created something in the kitchen to partner with these.

All reservations invoiced 48 hours prior to tasting, refunds on cancellations inside this period subject to refilling vacancy.

Read the Syrah maestro INTERVIEW !

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JM Bourgeois

Jean-Marie Bourgeois - Sancerre/Marlborough

Producer on site!

When | 6.30pm Friday 31st March

Where | Maison Vauron, 5 McColl St, Newmarket

Cost : $85 / person

Don't miss out on our Loire Valley 'patriarche' Jean-Marie Bourgeois event for a degustation menu that highlights his French and NewZealand domaines this coming 31st of March!!!
Be prepared to indulge yourself with a 5x course meal & wine matching

Watch Clos Henri Vineyard's video

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