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Adventures in New Zealand’s South Island

The stunning Milford Sound, which is actually a fjord I’m just back from a rather magical few days in the South Island of New Zealand, a trip which took in two wine events (the Hamner Southern Pinot workshop and Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration), and some sightseeing. We drove down to Hamner on the newly [...]
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