Gone Fishing (for Pinot) in Middle Earth

Regular readers will have noticed a lack of new material on the Wandering Palate website over the last month, a direct consequence of ‘gone fishing’ in New Zealand; actually angling for pinot noir more than fish. Read More >

Man on the Edge… of wilderness – Milford Sounds, Fiordland, New Zealand

We landed our helicopter 3000 ft up on the edge of a glacial lake that feeds the Stirling Falls, surrounded by the sheer rock faces of the Milford Sounds peaks and Te Wāhipounamu World Heritage Wildlife Region, New Zealand which Rudyard Kipling called the eighth Wonder of the World… and I can see why, we felt like the first people that had ever stood in this untouched remoteness. Read More >

Raspberry Flat, Mount Aspiring, Middle Earth (August 1st)

Sunday, August 1st, recovering day after ‘The Duck Run’, which I will cover in more depth once I have downloaded photographs. I can report it was one of the best versions we have made – good curry is like pinot noir, it can be very temperamental, some days sulking, some days on song.

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