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Harvest 2014 : A worthwhile compromise

Yes, it has been an inexcusably long time since my last post, and yes, I hate it just as much as anyone when bloggers post their excuses for their extended absences, but really, I have a good excuse. 404 more words


Sugar-Hungry Mosel-Fungi

Wild yeast have taken control of our wine production…..excellent! My influence on flavour profile is now heavily impaired. All we can do now is apply some guidelines for these rebellious, sugar-hungry fungi. 82 more words


Wine Cellar - Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant always write a new rhyme
Sometimes he can’t write anything useful at all
Do you think he is wrong
To steal words from a song… 179 more words

Daft Rhymes

Rotorua & Napier

Since leaving Auckland on our maiden voyage around the country in our sweet, sweet van, we have met many cheerful Kiwis, camped as members of the country’s Top 10 Holiday Parks, bathed in the eggy sulfur waters of Lake Rotorua, and sucked Syrah from the teet of Hawke’s Bay wine region… 537 more words

New Zealand

And so it begins...

I’ve been wanting to start this blog for quite a while now. Yet every time I’ve sat down to start my mind fills with a million horrid questions and I would close WordPress and end up googling English Bulldog videos on youtube. 827 more words