BEC Luxury Lodge
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Adult pool
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... winery where you could easily hang out and enjoy some wine and food. From there we headed onto Nautilus winery and then stopped at Giesen for a gorgeous sharing platter for lunch and more wine. We then headed to Huia winery (named after an extinct bird) to finish our wine tasting day. I was surprised we all made it around in one piece as we covered 18 miles, our bums were a little sore at the end but it was a fun day with much ...
... settlement set on a beautiful, sheltered harbour and overlooked by craggy volcanic hills. It is on Banks Peninsula in the Canterbury region of the South Island of New Zealand. We anchored in the bay and took tenders to shore. Big adventure day as we go on a tour called "High Country Explorer" involving jet boats and tussock buggies. We took a bus into the Canterbury Plains which is the largest area of flat land in New Zealand lying between the mountains and the ...
... with a sprinkling of fancy dress.
In Blenheim we checked into our huge Airbnb apartment and met Lynne and Russell our lovely hosts who made us feel totally at home, especially as we were greeted with freshly baked peach muffins.
Boarding the boat in the morning we set off 10 miles off the coast in search of the sperm whales that were passing through the region. Sperm whales surface every 40-50 minutes for about 5 minutes ...
We felt it would be a miscarriage of justice if we left New Zealand without sampling some of its finest grape juice. A ninety minute drive south from Nelson saw us arrive at another odd campsite, with more beardy wierdies and some pet eels in the river... The lady was very friendly though and we had a nice spot in the sunshine. After a quick lunch (yes, more soup!) we were picked up by our very enthusiastic (teetotal...) wine-tour guide Carol. Carol got off to a bit ...
... br> Sometimes a ferment can become 'stuck' i.e. fermentation ceases before it is ready. Sometimes this is because the yeast are in need of nitrogen. In this case DAP (diammonium phosphate) is added. I had this experience with some barrel inoculations I carried out. Sometimes the grapes are harvested before they have a high enough sugar content. This typically happens due to bad weather conditions when the winemaker must choose between ...