Mahana – Condé Nast Traveller’s Dig of the Week

Mahana in Nelson – “a modern mansion on a working winery with delicious food and a compelling private art collection”, has been featured in Condé Nast Traveller’s weekly series of ‘digs of the week’.

“Set in the green, green hills of Upper Moutere, half-an-hour’s drive west of Nelson, Mahana is endowed with so many contemporary artworks that a night here can feel a bit like a sleepover at the Tate Modern,” reports the article.

Mahana’s organic winery is famous for Pinot Noir; at the “serene terrace restaurant, Mahana Kitchen, “British chef Alistair Forster serves up sublime lunches of ora king salmon cured in treacle and riesling cheesecake with beetroot carpaccio.”

Guests at Mahana’s “magnificent Owner’s Villa get to appreciate the splendours of its top-class, privately owned modern art collection” including “New Zealander Raewyn Atkinson’s compelling ceramic piece Deeptime”, reports the article.

“Adding to this feast of Pacific Ocean riches are stacks of good books on art and literature, a view that stretches as far as the Tasman Bay, and a preloaded pantry. All of which ingredients create a heavenly escape to please mind and spirit in equal measure,” according to the article.

Article Source: Condé Nast Traveller, April 10, 2017

Image Source: Facebook – Mahana Estates

Tags: Alistair Forster  Condé Nast Traveller  Mahana  Mahana Estate  Nelson  Pinot Noir  Raewyn Atkinson  

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