Wine About the Bay

There’s more to New Zealand wine than Marlborough, and much of it is within an hour of New Zealand’s major cities jaunted reporter Eric Rosen discovers on a “whirlwind field trip” of the Hawkes Bay, “the oldest, most premium wine region in the country.” Rosen visits “the beautiful Elephant Hill Estate Winery to taste their wide range of wines and look at the bar and dinner menu in their gorgeous, modern restaurant”; “the oldest commercial winery in the area, Mission Park Estate”; “the tiny Moana Park”, New Zealand’s only vineyard to be certified 100 per cent vegetarian; “the former horse farm-turned-winery, Ngatarawa; before a final stop at little Salvare Estate for their distinctive Chardonnays.”


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The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

In Northland, “cultural lessons await, as do hot springs where visitors can recharge body and soul,” according to Daniel Scheffler writing for The New York Times. The region is included in…