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The Rees Hotel Queenstown’s Winter In Paris Culinary Event: 4 French Christmas courses, 4 French matched wines

May 10, 2016 Dining No Comments Email Email
The Rees Hotel Queenstown announces its first annual Christmas in June dinner, this year with a French twist. The Rees’ Winter In Paris‘ A French Christmas’ wine dinner will be held on Saturday 25th June.

The evening begins at 6:30pm the Parisian way with Champagne Taittinger served in The Rees Hotel lobby. The dinner will then follow with four exquisite French Christmas courses prepared by The Rees’ chef, Ben Batterbury. Each course has been carefully matched with four French wines; White Burgundy, Red Bordeaux and Sauternes to compliment the flavours within each dish.
Ben, executive chef at The Rees since 2009, is a multi awardwinning culinary expert with a polished repertoire that includes French and English fusion recipes mingled with the flavours of New Zealand. Ben has a love of using supreme quality ingredients and seasonal Southern produce he personally sources from local producers wherever possible.
The Rees Hotel’s Winter in Paris, ‘A French Christmas’ wine dinner
Date:                       Saturday 25th June 2016                                  
Time:                       6:30pm Champagne Taittinger,                           
                                  7:00pm dinner                                                                      
Where:                    The Rees Hotel Queenstown’s True South Dining Room  
The Tickets:          $NZ150 per person
The Rees Hotel Accommodation Package:
Including one night’s accommodation in an Executive Lake View Hotel Room, ‘Winter in Paris’ dinner experience for 2 people, breakfast for 2 people: $NZ350.00 per person.  
For bookings and enquiries ph: +64 3 450 1100 or email:
True South Dining room is one of only seven top tier NZ restaurants to receive the US Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2015 and also in 2012, 2013 and 2014. 
Ooh la la! ‘A  French Christmas’ dinner at The Rees Hotel Queenstown: join us to celebrate in Parisian style!

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