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Chardonnay Reigns on Kumeu River

Kumea River Chardonnay Reigns on Kumeu River We began our New Zealand adventure in Auckland, staying at the Hilton Auckland, sitting right on the wharf where, of all things, Princess Cruises’ ships dock. (The ship, when docked, was less than half of a football field from the balcony of our

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New Zealand’s King of Pinot, Tim Bourne

The name is Bourne. (No, not Jason Bourne.) It’s Tim Bourne of New Zealand’s Escarpment Winery on the North Island in Martinborough.  Winemaker Tim Bourne Terry and I recently returned from an exciting trip to New Zealand. We took advantage of some great fares from Delta for an unplanned adventure.

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