Monthly Archives: December 2007

New Zealan, final impressions

We finally headed south to Central Otago and saw some great scenery along the way….at least until we came to the glacier town of Franz Joseph. We were lucky enough to walk up to the glacier and get some photos. … Continue reading

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New Zealand, Vol. 5

We left Nelson and headed towards Hanmer Springs, home of the thermal pools and the not so world famous Heritage Hotel. While sitting in thermal pools is someones else’s idea of fun, the scenery alone is worth the trip. The … Continue reading

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New Zealand, Vol. 4

The following day, after our visit to Seresin, I was still thinking about their biodynamic approach to farming and the church of Seresin as I called it. The barrel room at Seresin is quite a place, definitely my kind of … Continue reading

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New Zealand, Vol. 3

After enjoying the beautiful, windy city of Wellington, we set off, with our host Paul, for a visit to New Zealand’s largest wine producing area, Marlborough. Marlborough vineyards comprise 60% of New Zealand’s wine production and is best known for … Continue reading

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New Zealand, vol. 2

We pitched up in Wellington and were hosted by our friend Paul and Mary Terpstra who lived in a beautiful spot overlooking the harbor. In addition to being great hosts, Paul is a wealth of information on New Zealand winegrowing … Continue reading

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