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American Express Queenstown Winter Festival underway Posted by: Ben Allan - 27 June 2013

Queenstown’s annual celebration of winter and the wild, the wacky and the utterly ridiculous is well underway, with the American Express Queenstown Winter Festival kicking off last weekend. One of

Filed under: Activities and Attractions, American Express Queenstown Winter Festival, Events, Food & Wine, Sports

Gibbston Valley Winery opens flagship deli, café and cellar door in Arrowtown Posted by: Ben Allan - 13 June 2013

Award-winning Gibbston Valley Winery has opened its Mediterranean-style delicatessen café and cellar door experience this week in the historic Central Otago township of Arrowtown. Following a six week refurbishment of

Filed under: Arrowtown, Food & Wine, Latest News, Shopping, winery

Good living and good wine from Gibbston Valley Winery in Arrowtown Posted by: Ben Allan - 21 May 2013

Arrowtown is already a favourite winter holiday destination, and its appeal (especially for wine-lovers) has only been enhanced by the planned expansion of Gibbston Valley Winery’s Arrowtown Tasting Room. The

Filed under: Arrowtown, Food & Wine, New Zealand wine, Shopping

Visa Wellington on a Plate – Mega-event for Your Taste-buds Posted by: Jeff the Kiwi – Advisor - 27 July 2011

It’s time to take your taste-buds on a journey through Kiwi cuisine! From 5 August till 21 August, Wellington transforms into New Zealand’s number-one culinary hot-spot for the Visa Wellington

Filed under: Events, Food & Wine, Wellington

Manawatu Wine & Food Festival 2011 Posted by: Jeff the Kiwi – Advisor - 08 June 2011

Take your taste-buds on a road trip through the lower North Island this weekend! The Manawatu Wine & Food Festival will take place on 11 and 12 June and offers

Filed under: Events, Festival, Food & Wine

42Below Cocktail World Cup Finals 2011 Posted by: Jeff the Kiwi – Advisor - 15 March 2011

The world’s best bartenders and mixologists are currently in the world’s best adventure playground, Queenstown, so make sure you’re there, too! On Friday 18 March the Cocktail World Champion will

Filed under: Event, Food & Wine


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