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New Zealand

Travel

Summit Road and Its Bays

Feeling embolden by our brush with death just 24 hour before, we set out to explore the rest of the painterly and provincial Banks Peninsula. A roundtrip route starting in Akaroa, driving up and along Summit Rd, and back down…

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Cellar Work

Clean Lines

Whether it has the capacity to produce 500 or 5 million cases, there’s a certain beauty to winery cellars that is hard to resist. All we know, is we’ve never met a cellar we didn’t like.    

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Travel

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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Cellar Work

Scenes from Our Cellar

After the buzz of harvest has worn off, the real work begins. Tending to fermentations, digging out tanks, and filing barrels after the angels have taken their share are just a few of the winery tasks that fill the long…

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Travel

Snout Track Walkabout

Our first introduction to the South Island was from the viewing deck of the Interislander Ferry. After spending three weeks driving around the North Island, we were anxious to get to Marlborough and put down (somewhat shallow) roots. Our first…

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