Wine for Normal People: North Canterbury

Lunch at Black Estate, Waipara, North Canterbury. © Simone Madden-Grey

For this episode of Wine For Normal People, Elizabeth and I talk about my recent trip to North Canterbury. A short drive north of Christchurch, North Canterbury has something for everyone – fabulous wine, delicious local food including truffles, olives and honey, craft beer, bike trails, hiking trails, fishing … take a listen!

Hunting for truffles with Gareth Renowden and Rosie the Beagle at Limestone Hills. © Simone Madden-Grey

We focus on the sub-regions of Waipara and Waikari, including the following producers:

Bellbird Spring

Bell Hill Vineyard

Black Estate

Greystone Wines (known as Grey’s Peak in the USA)

Pyramid Valley Vineyards

Happy Drinking!

Published by Happy Wine Woman

Wine consultant currently based in Melbourne, Australia.

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