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A Sheep and Easy Post

Our first introduction to New Zealand culture was watching a show about shepherds-turned-folkstars, Bret and Jemaine, on Flight of the Concords.   They often joked about the country’s large sheep presence, but it wasn’t until we lived in New Zealand…

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A Much Needed Walkabout

The Whither Hills boarder the Waipara Valley in the Marlborough region to the south. They were carved by glaciers and had their contours revealed when humans settled the area, hunting moa and establishing agriculture. The upper level of the winery…

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Wine

Waipara Valley + The Beginning

I’m not ashamed to admit that it took me a couple years past drinking age to really enjoy wine. The turning point was when I was visiting my sister and she loaded me up on a concoction of Sauv Blanc…

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