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... Also how man's stupidity has upset the ecosphere on so many occasions by introducing foreign species or over hunting to the point of extinction. Meanwhile, returning to the trip - we saw a rare pod of Hector Dolphins and Wandering Albatross. The sea was rough and we were thankful that we'd taken sea sickness tablets. Back to land we took a visit to the Kaikoura peninsula. Home to a colony of fur seals. Surprisingly we were able to get within a few feet of ...
... than I did before. I'd love to work in a winery again, maybe in Chile or Napa Valley. And maybe next time, I'd prefer to work in a smaller winery where I can be involved in every stage of winemaking and get a more complete, intimate picture of how it all happens.
Have you enjoyed any good wines lately? During your next trip to the liquor store, I challenge you to visit the wine section, browse the New Zealand shelves and pick something from the Marlborough ...
... spend a little time in the offices with Simon, head of marketing, to find out a little bit about the brands and tiers that Yealands produce, the different countries they export to and the importance of the Yealands brand vs. supermarket Own Labels. I was also very lucky to spend some time with Peter himself who is incredibly friendly and down to earth. We had a great chat about the New Zealand wine industry and farming and he gave me a signed copy of his book as a ...
... very knowledgable about the operation as this was a much smaller production. The red didn't disappoint, as the Pinot from their Bancott Vineyard was excellent (and came with a cork!)
The last stop before lunch and the mussel trip was Cloudy Bay. The tasting server was outstanding. Turns out she grows grapes to sell to other wineries and works the tasting room here on the weekend. When Warren asked her about the report he had read on the region switching to ...
... you are the only ones there and it feels as though no one else has discovered it yet – with the same number of people as in Bristol in the whole of the south island it makes things seem very empty. We played around on the beach for a while until it was a reasonable hour to head off to the vineyards for some wine tasting. M & M had decided on Cloudy Bay as they know this one from home. We pulled up at a beautiful building and went through into the tasting room where we chose ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking