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A Taste of Cardrona

A Taste of Cardrona

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  • Sat 9 Apr, 6:30pm – 10:30pm


Moraine Lodge, Mt Cook Lakeside Estate &Retre, 86 Mt Cook Road, State Highway80, Lake Pukaki, Pukaki



Ticket Information:

  • A Taste of Cardrona: $95.00

Connecting over the nuanced flavours and storied histories of incredibly crafted spirits is one of our favourite things to do, so it’s no secret that we eagerly count down to this supper club event featuring Cardrona Distillery. This event is tailor-made for lovers of finely crafted cuisine matched to the of exquisite handcrafted spirits produced by the Cardrona Distillery. Think single malt whisky, gin, vodka and liqueurs created with pure alpine water sourced from the heart of Mount Cardrona in the New Zealand’s Southern Alps, and locally foraged seasonal ingredients to produce an unparalleled signature taste. Take time over finely crafted cuisine created by the Retreat chefs matched with tasters from the Distillery.

Join us at Moraine Lodge and be ready to be exported to a distinctly unique cuisine experience!

Cardrona Distillery is family owned and operated. “ In early 2011, craftswoman, Desiree Reid-Whitaker, decided to pursue her dream of making a New Zealand single malt whisky that would stand tall on the international stage. She began researching distillation and the crafting of great spirits. The exquisite range of award-winning whiskies, spirits and liqueurs produced at the Cardrona Distillery is the result of many years of study, planning and research. Desiree Reid-Whitaker travelled widely for two and a half years, learning from many of the world’s masters, including the late Dave Pickerell, former head of Maker’s Mark. Her studies took her back to Scotland and through the United States many times, to garner the technical know-how and marketing insight to build Cardrona Distillery. In May 2013, Desiree Reid-Whitaker sold her farming business to move to Wanaka, ultimately finding the distillery site at Cardrona. On 23 October 2015, the spirit flowed for the first time and on 5 November, the first cask was laid.”

Includes: Four-course menu with a tasting match for each main course and a talk from the Distillery about their journey and the spirits they produce.

Cash and EFTPOS bar also available.

SuperGold Card Holders discount using the code GOLD2022. You must present your card on the night to retain this discount which applies to the SuperGold Card holder only.

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