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Wine drinkers have lots to look forward to as wine show season gets underway and wines from some of New Zealand’s latest and greatest vintages are put to the taste test.
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chef Ben Smith and his wife Bridget have since taken over the old store in Washington Valley and set about turning it into a real community food spot; Street Food on Washington is a lot more than just a place for quick takeaways at lunchtime, but you can do that too if you want to.
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Wine producers in the Nelson region are a very lucky bunch of people, the soil and climate conditions here mean they are able to produce a number of varieties incredibly well unlike some other regions, Chardonnay is one of those varieties.
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This year we celebrate 30 years of the Hawke's Bay Wine Auction and wineries from within the region generously creating wines to be auctioned and gifted to Cranford Hospice!
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By now you will know I am a real fan of food carts that bring…
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When John Esposito opened a pizza bar named after his two sons (Salvi and Vito) he was determined to bring authentic Italian flavours that reflect his family’s heritage and he has done exactly that with spectacular success. The pizzas at Salvito’s are wonderful.
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Located in Eggers Road, behind the Upper Moutere village, what was Moutere Hills winery and restaurant has been transformed over the last few of years into Forsters at Moutere Hills, a beautiful dining location where you can sit outside on a sunny day or be wrapped up inside on a colder winter’s day.
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On Friday, March 26 at 6:30pm, Juliet will be hosting a tasting…
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