Visiting Christchurch – Nelson Mail 21.11.18

In recent weeks we have been to Christchurch a couple of times and while we have been there many times since the earthquakes the inner city is starting to come back to life. Since the stunning new library opened and the redevelopment of the old strip on Oxford Terrace has kicked into life, along with […]

Capital Cider Co. – Nelson Mail 31.10.18

There is a new player in the craft cider scene in Nelson and they will be launching their Capital Cider Co. treats on the unsuspecting public at the New Zealand Cider Festival this weekend. Capital Cider Co. is owned by talented winemaker Trudy Sheild, marketing man Ryan O’Connell and their respective partners so they bring […]

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Local Food and Beverage Heroes – Nelson Mail 24.10.18

Over the years I have written about some the wonderful food and beverage producers Nelson is lucky enough to have living and working in this region. When you stop and think about it there are many world-class products made here, everything from craft beers to fine wines and superb products. Nelson has always been recognised […]

Tasteology @ Kahurangi Estate – Nelson Mail 17.10.18

I am sure you will know what I mean when I say familiar faces and tastes in a different place, and that is exactly what you will find at the rejuvenated Kahurangi Estate cellar door and cafe at Upper Moutere. Cameron Woods and Maria Gonzalez who both worked at the Neudorf Vineyards cellar door have joined […]