Criterion Hotel

Address: 2 Market Street (Corner Market & Alfred Sts.,), Blenheim, South Island, 7201, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 2 Market Street (Corner Market & Alfred Sts.,), 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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      Goodbye to the South Island

      A travel blog entry by ddkingston on Sep 26, 2014

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      ... state when they return vans, so the company wins out handsomely. I'm going to give it a run.....
      But filling up at a place just south of Nelson was not easy as even though the pump price was 18c lower than anywhere else, meaning we were definitely going to fill up there, it was an automated station (we've found a few of these in NZ) and the whole thing was off-line when we arrived. Of course, Donna not being the kind to take no for an answer, rang the ...

      Life, as usual, took us up a mountain.

      A travel blog entry by orla_liam on Aug 21, 2014

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      ... back north to tiny Havelock, and returned to Picton via the Queen Charlotte Drive. Very scenic!

      Since then we've been exploring pretty Picton, walking the local pathways, and have now taken up residence at a local hostel where we will be working a few hours a day in exchange for food and accommodation for the next 3 weeks. We promise to find something interesting too do while we’re here so that we can blog about it! ...

      Marlborough Wine Country

      A travel blog entry by twodrifters07 on Apr 07, 2014

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      ... particularly Tony, who has been in NZ since 1974, so he has tracked the wine industry since it's inception in 1987. He has had the good fortune to be on first-name basis with Tino Blatner, of the Blatner-cross fame re: his hybrid grapes are known world-wide for vigour under whatever the terroir in that particular area requires. Tony's wife, Eva, came to NZ as stressed-out Hong Kong-ese as a Woofer, (World wide opportunities on ...

      Wine = blood + sweat + tears

      A travel blog entry by rachel_ttw on Mar 20, 2014

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      ... from the vineyards and brought to the winery in trucks. Air is used to separate and remove any leaves on the harvester itself. The grapes are loaded from the trucks into one of 2 receival bins and from there are fed into the de-stemmer (does what it says on the tin) before entering one of 12 presses. Once a press is full, a huge balloon is inflated and this presses the juice from the grapes. Presses can be set to various ...


      A travel blog entry by mersonjames on Mar 11, 2014

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      ... area. When I am rich and famous I am going to offer fifty million pounds to Aberdeen to fill in an underused dark hole in the middle of the city and convert it in to an open piazza to draw the crowds like they have in Wellington. Who could possibly object to that?

      But first there is work to do. Not for me obviously, but for Dot. I sit in my slippers smoking my pipe and reading my online Sunday Times while Dot gets on with the ironing. Occasionally she ...

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