Island Paradise

Waiheke Island’s Mudbrick Vineyard & Restaurant is recommended by the Wall Street Journal in an article about worldwide wine tours. Waiheke Island features alongside the Barossa Valley, Australia; Western Cape, South Africa and Grover Vineyards, Bangalore, India. “Less than an hour by ferry from Auckland, sits a small island in the Hauraki Gulf that is a wine lover’s paradise,” writes Graham Reid. “More than two dozen vineyards, some of them award-winning, call the island home, thanks to a microclimate that’s perfect for growing grapes  more hours of sunshine and consistently higher temperatures than the North Island… This two-day trip is a tour of five of the island’s best wineries, all of which are clustered in the western end of the island.”


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Christchurch Opens Its Doors to More US Visitors

Christchurch Opens Its Doors to More US Visitors

American Airlines has announced the first ever direct flight service between the US and Christchurch. Beginning in October of 2020 the carrier will embark on the 13-hour voyage three times a…