Phoenix Motor Inn

174 Middle Renwick Rd, Blenheim, South Island, 7201, New Zealand | Motel
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Travel Blogs from Blenheim

Ocean Bay Babaaay

A travel blog entry by pagine


... honestly feared for my life because the sea... She was rough. Don't worry I had my life jacket on and a plan. If we flipped I swim for the nearest light at shore. Made it back to the Bach safe though and then Lisa an Pete (Maeve's parents) cooked the fish from earlier as well as salad, potatoes and tomatoes. Apple pie for dessert, wine and singalongs later I'm really feeling at home.. Finding some common songs for the singalong was a ...

Marlborough Wine Country

A travel blog entry by twodrifters07


... the classy Cloudy Bay logo on it. We sat for a few minutes in their lovely garden 'basket chairs' (remember them from the 70's?) before moving on.

Next up was Villa Maria, founded in 1962, it is the largest Kiwi-owned, family operation in New Zealand. The Fistonich family roots are Dalmatian (Croatian), but the kiwi connection has now been there since their arrival in the 60's (many Croatians came to NZ in the 50's and ...

The Yeast Queen takes a break from her duties

A travel blog entry by rachel_ttw


... is then scaled up in the cellar.

As harvest began to die down and the work in the cellar became less manic, I was freed from my duties as yeast queen (my favourite nickname ever) to experience some other parts of the winemaking process. First it was back to where it all begins to the vineyard to see the harvesters at work. The majority of the grapes at Yealands are machine harvested bar a couple of varieties that are only grown in one or two ...


A travel blog entry by mersonjames


... her detergent he has his own brand orange juice company now.

Later we are going to go to the Omaka Aviation Centre in Blenheim. Peter Jackson who has made mega bucks from directing The Lord of the Ring films has original and replica World War I aircraft there which he has turned in to an attraction to draw tourists to the area and give them something to do apart from drink wine. It is always good to see people who have made it big try to do something for ...


A travel blog entry by sojealous


... go with the lunch. Col has one glass and I have 1.5. A lovely way to spend the day.
Back at the campsite we have a bottle of fizz whilst doing a massive crossword. A couple camp next to us and the lady is originally from Thailand (karen). We end up chatting and drinking together and Walter provides Bombay gin and tonic. We have nibbles but really we should have had something more substantial to soak up the alcoholic.

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This motel, located on 174 Middle Renwick Rd, 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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