Vintners Retreat

55 Raparua Road, Blenheim, South Island, 7243, New Zealand | 5 star b&b
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Travel Blogs from Blenheim

In which we don't see whales (again!)

A travel blog entry by simonandamanda


During the night the wind which had already been quite brisk became stronger and stronger. Amanda woke at about 3 am and the wind was so fierce that it was frightening. We live in Hong Kong and are used to typhoons, but this was really up too close and personal for my liking. Not the best weather to be staying in a tree house!!

Luckily the …


A travel blog entry by commonpeople

Arrived yesterday at Blenheim and very quickly found the place we where we were staying.
In the middle of a vineyard...a self-contained little house...with the most gorgeous huge beds with two bathrooms one with shower one with spa was a bit surreal as it began hailing with thunder and lightening as we arrived.Did a quick shop for …


A travel blog entry by hadwin


Full day of tasting ahead – hard but satisfying work. A cold and crisp morning but again not a cloud in the sky and brilliant sunshine all the way.

Wither Hills – Huge temple of a place with a great tasting room (and restaurant).

2008 Sauvignon Blanc – Light fresh acidity, passion fruit. Rich fruit on the palette …

Wellington to Blenheim

A travel blog entry by hadwin


The ferry crossing from Wellington to Picton across the Cook Straights can be treacherous apparently but we had a flat calm day with good sunshine. The trip breaks into three equal parts – leaving Wellington Harbour takes about an hour and from the viewing deck gives good views of the bay and the many towns. Then an hour across the straights …


A travel blog entry by carrhaughan


... They make great wine and are actually quite inspirational, rather like the owner of Iron Gate back in the Hunter Valley in Oz! We finish off at Forrest, which also make some great boutique wines, particularly a nice Sauvignon Blanc dessert wine, then move onto some food tasting which is pretty nice too! It’s not too-long a tour and we’re back late afternoon, having sampled some utterly delicious wines (mostly whites, Marlborough is famous for its ...

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This 5 star B&B, located on 55 Raparua Road, Blenheim, is near Bubbly Grape Wine Tours (Marlborough) and Wine Tours By Bike.
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