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... whale dipped under. After a few minutes of waiting for it to resurface the crew gave up and we headed back down below. The seas were pretty rough so while traveling we were confined to the enclosed seating area. We were all hoping that the last quick glimpse wasn't going to be the only one of the day. To our surprise we did not sail far from the main land. We learned later that the Hope Fault (between the Australian and Pacific plates) ...
... remains largely a mystery to me - The only times I ever stepped foot in the lab were to deliver juice samples I collected from freshly filled tanks. They test the juice at various sages throughout its fermentation for things like pH, sugar, alcohol, and a bunch of other sciency stuff that is beyond me. I mean… I wouldn't want to give away all the secrets of winemaking,…
3. Whites and reds are made differently.
I was involved mostly with ...
... day we can host my new friends as they have hosted me. They have been so generous, I am very grateful!!
Sunday we drove to Christchurch and spent the night with Maeve's family. We made our final trip to Dunedin Monday and the road conditions were less than ideal. Some flooding and a lot of rain..
We made it back safe and sound and now I've got to hit the books… Lots of essays to write this month.
... 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 salad...it 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 ...
... a few freebies. We had worked out a nice way of saying 'we won't be buying any of your wines, as were on a meager budget'. This was roughly, 'Are you open tomorrow, as we will probably pop back in for a bottle or two. Honest.'
We stopped to eat our sandwiches (wine tasting is hungry work, you know), before hitting a vineyard specialising in bubbly. Sarah was all up for moving in, and we even knew of a friend back home who could assist in ...