The Peppertree Luxury Accommodation
Travel Blogs from Blenheim
... day so we sat for a while but not long after headed off to visit some more of Maeve's family. We took the boat over a few bays. I tried some garlic and butter cooked Paua for the first time, which was delicious. Short while after we made another stop to the quaintest Bach with my favorite turquoise blue colored doors. It was a modern spin on cabin living. Some more snacks and drinks later it was pitch black and we hopped in the boat for ...
... visiting first Cloudy Bay (they make stellar bubbly, which I was seeking! Yahoo!), which I believe you can buy at home. The young man who served us the tasting was Canadian, from Hagarsville, a stone's throw from where Douglas was born! We enjoyed talking with him about the wines, and especially enjoyed the two bubblies (Pelorus served!)9 We bought a couple bottles of wine, which they gave us in a nice, reusable white wine ...
... things like the type of yeast used to ferment the grapes, the residual sugars left in the wine post fermentation and where the grapes are grown. It also very much depends on the blending process. Batches of the same grapes will often be inoculated with different yeasts and at the end of fermentation the winemakers will blend together different combinations to achieve the style they want. This is firstly done in the lab carefully measuring out small quantities of ...
When we wake up it is a grey, misty sort of morning but it clears up a bit in the afternoon. I go in to the lounge and it looks like there has been an earthquake. Dot has turned all the furniture up side down. Not in a fit of temper. Apparently the chair legs make an ideal place to hang up washing to dry. I go out to the supermarket to get some rolls for breakfast and then set up the plates etc. I set a place for Charlie just in case he turns up. Not to be outdone by ...
... br> Decide to have a drive to have a coffee and lunch at the wineries. The lady on reception is very helpful and she suggests coffee at x and lunch (vintage plaster for 2) at x.
Coffee is good and we manage to get a table in the sun. As we leave there is a red Ford Mustang in the carpark.We have a small drive into the forester area and then drop in for lunch. We have lunch in the garden and we buy an estate pinot ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet