Karere House

6 Karere Place, Blenheim, South Island, New Zealand | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Blenheim

On the Nydia Track

A travel blog entry by evi21


... I ended up with two slices of garlic bread, the sweetest tasting baby carrots and brocoli from the garden and a chicken pastry with a chili sauce to go with it. I nearly finished it. It was so good and sometimes I just eat like a man. Sadly I only managed to eat about half the apple crumble that followed. Jan and Caitlin, being both gluten free and dairy intolerant had brought their own dinner, but were welcome to take whatever they wanted from the veggie ...

The science behind your sauvignon blanc

A travel blog entry by rachel_ttw


... grapes everyday to help the winemakers decide when to harvest. Once the fermentations begin the lab are in charge of monitoring their progress in order to help the winemakers decide when to stop. Another important function they perform are bentonite trials. Bentonite is added to juice to help settle it and remove any solid particles (lees). The lab technicians will take a juice sample from a tank that needs to be settled and add ...

Biking in Blenheim

A travel blog entry by alexanderdrury


... the wine and then mounted our aluminium steeds to venture on towards the next tasting opportunity. I think we managed six wineries in total and were only stopped from visiting more by closing time arriving all too soon. My tasting notes are as follows:

- The champagnes were consistently the best plonk on offer, as one would expect;- They make a lovely C******nay and Riesling in these parts. Dare I say that maybe the Kiwis have been exporting the second-rate Sauvignons to us ...

2 A.D. And Counting...

A travel blog entry by lj.oz


... been on their own as we get some unusual questions like, how do you work the washing machine? Or the stove, or have you seen my other shoe? Yes, we have become parents to thirty something kids that have to be constantly reminded to do the dishes and clean up after themselves. Most of them are working during the day but at night its a good thing there is two of us and we can share the work load and the questions.
We have had ...

Under New Management

A travel blog entry by lj.oz


... chores that soon will be ours. Alex on the other hand had a day job as a bike mechanic so he was gone most of the day. In a few days we had most of it down and were checking people in and collecting rent. On Tuesday I was talking to one of the guys living there and he brought up his work. He is working in a sheet metal shop building and repairing huge wine tanks. He told me he would ask about a welding job and get back to me. The next ...


This B&B, located on 6 Karere Place, Blenheim, is near Bubbly Grape Wine Tours (Marlborough), Wine Tours By Bike, Cloudy Bay, and Quilter's Barn - Mud Hut Complex.
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