Stop and stay a while

  Passing through or there to stay for a few days, North Canterbury is full of surprises.     Some, such as its vineyards are in plain sight, yet others are slightly under the radar but well worth looking out for or even making a special trip to check out. These include local tea rooms […]

A vintage year: Cross Hares

The daffodils are in full flower, lambs are frolicking and the vines at Cross Hares are already forming new buds of spring.     For vintners Natalie and Warrick Edwards, it’s been a busy year at the vineyard, but the rewards have been worth all the hard work and anxiety, as by early October they […]

Melton Estate

Home of Summer Love: Melton Estate

Surrounded by mature pinot noir vines, boutique local winery, Melton Estate is the perfect venue to celebrate your special day.     Offering a full wedding service, the team proudly takes care of everything, even providing your own wedding specialist, Tracy Caunter, to assist with planning and host the evening. Melton Estate is located on […]