Straw Lodge

17 Fareham Lane, RD 1, Blenheim, South Island, New Zealand | B&B
Prices starting from $277.00

Travel Blogs from Blenheim

Marlborough Wine Country

A travel blog entry by twodrifters07


... buy a bottle, so that's one we hope to carry home for Pat & Lamont to try! By the way, their winery is for sale, so if anyone is thinking of relocating and getting into the wine industry, this is the place to do it! The lady at the cellar door was great, she took us into the production room to see them punching the heads of the fermenting wines, let us upstairs to see the glorious views and wrapped our wines up so beautifully ...

The Yeast Queen takes a break from her duties

A travel blog entry by rachel_ttw


... red wine as both receive very different treatment. I worked predominantly in the white wine team, however, I had the chance to work in the reds for a morning and to do the job that everybody in the wine business LOVES - digging out a tank. When it was first explained to me I couldn't really understand the appeal. Red wine grapes are treated differently from the beginning. While white wine grapes are pressed immediately in one of the 12 presses in the receival ...


A travel blog entry by shoestringkiwis


The loooooooongest swing bridge in the whole of Aotearoa was on my mind as soon as I woke up this morning. I knew it was only a few minutes down the road from our camping spot and that my stubborn nature would not allow us to whiz past it. So we paid our $5 each and, after about 20 minutes of waiting for just the right conditions (no one else on the thing) I shuffled across right behind Colin keeping my eyes firmly fixed on the back of his sweatshirt - not looking down, up ...


A travel blog entry by mersonjames


... she is saying but I can tell she is not impressed by my efforts to get her up and running. Eventually I press the right buttons and I do at least succeed in getting her to show total disdain for my efforts in English. A few more random button pushes and somehow I manage to input the route to the Omaka Aviation Centre.

Kathleen asks me to take a few clothes over the road to a Charity box. Not for any philanthropic reason. This is the only way she is going ...

The one that got away!

A travel blog entry by philg


... weren't really anything different to what we have seen already...although there deep seem to be vine yards at every turn! Tonight we cooked half of our blue cod along with a potato was lovely! Now we are going to be extreme and watch a film as it's pretty windy and the sun has dropped below the horizon so it's pretty darn cold! The weather has been lovely for 99% of the day - can't wait if north island is going to be like this every day! Ciao for ...

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