FOR THE SOMMELIER...
Enjoy the best of the west and head to The Hunting Lodge Winery in Kumeu, for a one-of-a kind family day out on Sunday, September 3. Celebrate Dad during an afternoon of great food, beautiful wine and action-packed outdoor games, bound to stoke that competitive spirit. What's more, award-winning chef Des Harris has crafted a delicious two-course menu especially for the event, with Dad in mind. To secure your tickets, see The Hunting Lodge website right here.
To celebrate, The Hunting Lodge are offering a special Father's Day promotion online, simply enter 'LOVEDAD' at checkout to receive 20 per cent off all online wine orders and gifts.
This is a dark, velvety Shiraz Grenache from McLaren Vale that is full of black berries, dark chocolate and rum characteristics dancing around your mouth like it's 1999. At only $12.50 per bottle, it's a steal and perfect for Dad.
Vinomofo began in a garage six years ago. Today, this thriving little hub of wine-lovers is continuously growing, promoting a no-nonsense approach to fine wine. While they may be Aussies, we know a seriously good wine offering when we see one. To learn more about Vinomofo and spoil Dad with the gift of wine, see their website here.
The resident wine-lover will be blown away with this charming French wine merchants. Maison Vauron has been enchanting Kiwis with their inspired French fare since 1991. Boasting the most extensive range of French wine and cheese in the country, this delightfully authentic tasting room, merchant and wine venue, is a verified slice of France in our own backyard. Guests are encouraged to enjoy authentic French meals dreamed up by chef Giles Papst, at the restaurant beneath the merchants, La Atelier du Fromage. If you're after a taste of France to devour at home, enjoy the incredible fromage, cured meats and gourmet goods on offer at La Fromagerie, situated alongside the restaurant.
We suggest you spoil Dad with a sought-after bottle of French Armagnac or give his wine cellar some serious credibility with a beautiful bottle of Burgundy. To learn more about their Father's Day offerings, see here.
FOR THE CRAFT BEER CONNOISSEUR...
Tuatara Brewing Co. Mix 6 Pack
Give Dad the gift he really wants this year, with Tuatara Brewing Co.'s Mix 6 Pack. The ultimate craft beer starter pack, Dad will be able to sip and savour his way through a carefully crafted box of hand-picked Tuatara brews, including the 'Helluva' Helles Lager, 'Mot Eureka' NZ Pilsner, 'Weiz Guy' Hefeweizen, 'Kapai Aotearoa' Pale Ale, 'Sauvinova' Single Hop Pale Ale and 'Amarilo' American Dark Ale. This ideal gift box boasts six 330 ml bottles of deliciously unique beers, each as special and celebrated as the next. Cheers to that.
FOR THE COFFEE-LOVER...
Breville Oracle Touch Automated Espresso Machine
So Dad's lost without his morning brew? Consider the gift of coffee this Father's Day. Introducing Breville’s new Oracle Touch Automated Espresso Machine – they've put the barista inside the machine, so Dad doesn’t have to be one.
FOR THE ENTERTAINER...
Lewis Road Creamery Chocolate Cream Liqueur
Looking to satisfy a sweet tooth? Hear Dad say “You were always my favourite” this Father’s Day with a gift he’ll adore. Lewis Road Creamery’s Chocolate Cream Liqueur is the perfect blend of rich cream, Belgian chocolate and triple-distilled premium spirits for a truly special treat. Serve over ice, with coffee or poured over his favourite ice cream, the liqueur tastes as good as it looks packaged in an impressive gold bottle.
Gentlemen know that great things come in threes. This is why William & Emerson have created the Gentleman’s Club, a handsome home scent that combines three signature scents – Leather, Tobacco and Whiskey. These smoky and strong home fragrances include notes of mahogany, leather and antlers. William & Emerson Mandles are the perfect gift for the man who appreciates a gentleman's signature and subtleties of smell.
Master the platter and delight Dad with a tasty hamper full of gourmet goodies from Farro Fresh. Packed with pickles, hot sauces, chocolate and craft beer, Farro have covered all bases.
To curate your own hamper full of treats, simply head in store, choose from a wide variety of gifts and food products and Farro will create a personalised hamper for Dad this Father’s Day. To learn more, see their website here.
FOR FATHER'S DAY LUNCH...
Bring the family together over the ultimate Sunday lunch this Father’s Day and enjoy a selection of Silver Fern Farms Lamb, Beef or Venison Medallions. Consistently lean and tender, Silver Fern Farms Medallions are perfectly portioned to cook quickly and consistently, each and every time. For more delicious recipe inspiration that will make Dad’s day, see their website here.
It's no secret that we love our pies here at Dish, so when it comes to enjoying our favourite lazy Sunday fare, it's hard to look past Lake Farm Pie. Where to begin with these magnificently meaty morsels? Lake Farm Pies boast the best take-home variety of pie available, with their online offering an absolute saving grace come chilly winter days. Each award-winning pie is crafted with love, using a tried and true farm-to-table ethos. With 18 flavoursome combinations to choose from, like Classic NZ Prime Mince with Aged Gouda, we're Lake Farm loyal to the core. To place your order in time for Father's Day and surprise Dad with the Rolls-Royce of meaty treats, simply head over here.
FOR THE JET-SETTER...
The Grille by Eichardt's
The Grille by Eichardt's is Queenstown’s premier dining destination. Boasting a vibrant and stylish setting, this stunning bar and eatery offers an outstanding menu that showcases and celebrates the unique tastes of the region. The Grille offers discerning diners an unobstructed view across Lake Wakatipu and the snow-capped peaks beyond, offering guests the perfect balance of old-world opulence and modern design. Why not treat Dad to a little southern hospitality? No trip to Queenstown is complete without sinking into a large leather banquette, enjoying the lakeside view and sampling your way through The Grille’s sumptuous menus and beautiful wine list.