New Zealand Wine Dinner

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New Zealand Wine Dinner

Jan 29, 2021 at 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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.

New Zealand Wine Dinner

New Zealand Wine Dinner
January 29, 2021 Schedule:

6:15pm – 6:30pm Welcoming guests with the aperitif

6:30pm – 7pm PowerPoint presentation on New Zealand wines

7pm 9pm Dinner time

9:45pm Ending time

10pm Closing doors



APERITIF: Bread and whipped butter.

Wine: Spy Valley 100% Chardonnay 2016
Awards: Gold Medal – 2018 International Cool Climate Awards (Australia) *Silver Medal – 2017 Air New Zealand Wine

AMUSE: 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:  4 Stars / 90 Points 2017 Bob Campbell MW 4 Stars – 2018 Cuisine Magazine 4.5 Stars – 2017 Michael Cooper Reviews Silver Medal – 2017 International Wine Challenge 92 Points – 2017 Nick Stock for James Suckling Silver Medal – 2017 Air New Zealand Wine Awards

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 *4 Stars – Raymond Chan Wine Reviews


Vegetarians are welcome; please request in advance.


Frédéric Cayuela, wine expert and educator

Frederic Cayuela - WIne expert at New Zealand Wine Dinner

Frédéric Cayuela is a passionate wine lover and educator in Japan, and born in the Roussillon wine region located in south of France bordering Spain.
With over 10 years of experience in the wine industry, Frédéric possesses a seasoned and a unique international background. He worked as a wine advisor for the château Nadal Hainaut in France and as a wine merchant, consultant and educator in Taiwan and Singapore.



Early Bird ( 36 – 22 days in advance ) : ¥12,980Y + tax

Advanced Reservation:( 21 – 7 days in advance ) : ¥14,980 + tax

Regular Price: (6 days in advance till Event Day ) : ¥16,980Y + tax

With the entrance fee, you get:

The full Menu: Amuse, Starter, Main dish, Dessert, Coffee or Tea.
The 5 fine wines, service and speakers.
Does not include 10% tax

Facebook Check-in: Write your name as “Going” on our Facebook event’s page and get an additional glass of wine!

Places are limited to only 20 people due to restrictions, therefore reserve as soon as you can.

The last 20 wine events at Tokyo American Club were fully booked in advance. It is best to reserve your spot quickly!

Guests coming alone or with friends and loved ones are welcome. Note that it is possible to get a receipt for business expenses via advanced request.

Our Premium venue: Tokyo American Club

Tokyo’s premier private members’ club provides many of the city’s elite expats a cushy place to hang out.

You do not need to be a TAC member to join this public event.

TAC will be following the Tokyo Governor’s  COVID-19 instructions by:

  • checking everybody’s body temperature at entrance
  • providing liquid sanitizer to wash your hands
  • following social distancing guidelines
  • we encourage you to wear a mask
  • Please join at your own responsibility
  • The event is for adults from 20 years old only.
  • Please drink in moderation


Tokyo American Club
2-1-2 Azabudai
Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0041 Japan
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