Wine tasting amongst the mountains. Central Otago, New Zealand

When I think about wine regions in NZ, I go straight to Marlborough. It's well known and I don't mind a Marlborough Sav Blanc. When planning my recent (and first) trip to New Zealand South Island, Marlborough was initially on the to-do list. But after considering our time frame, and other destinations, we determined it wasn’t … Continue reading Wine tasting amongst the mountains. Central Otago, New Zealand

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A beautiful day tasting beautiful wine in beautiful Wollombi

What better plan on a stunning summer Sunday than a visit to a wine region to pick up some wine supplies for Christmas? An hour drive from Newcastle is historic Wollombi, a quiet Hunter Valley country town boasting the Wollombi Valley Wine Trail. After passing through Cessnock, the scenery on the drive into town is … Continue reading A beautiful day tasting beautiful wine in beautiful Wollombi