Category: Food and Drink

The family owned and operated Hamilton Bakery, The Grumpy Baker, is serving up tasty treats and delicious food that is perfect for any occasion.

The friendly and talented team at The Grumpy Baker create handcrafted, freshly baked bread, pies, pretzels, sweet treats, rolls and wraps. “We share our love and passion for baking through each item we create at The Grumpy Baker,” comments The Grumpy Baker himself, Brent Hughes. Their recipes are designed, handcrafted, and baked with no shortcuts. The Grumpy Baker is famous for its wonderful sourdough bread. “Our flavorful loaves of bread are handmade using traditional bulk

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Take a bike ride through the ‘Valley of Vines’ this summer recommends the owner of the award-winning Central Otago winery Waitiri Creek.

Summer is made for exploring and with the warmer weather upon us, what better way to make the most of it than exploring the hidden gem of the Gibbston Valley near Queenstown says Alistair Ward, the owner of award-winning Central Otago boutique winemaker Waitiri Creek. The Gibbston River Trail offers a stunning ride through the renowned and historic Gibbston Valley wine-growing region. The Gibbston area has a rich history to explore including gold mining relics,

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Best tips for storing and aging your wine with the award-winning Central Otago winery Waitiri Creek.

Storing wine correctly for either short or long term ageing is a relatively simple task providing a few of the basic rules are understood ahead of the investment – that’s the easy bit. Wine storage presents a multitude of variables that can alter the aging process. Fortunately, award-winning Central Otago boutique winemaker Waitiri Creek shares tips to ensure a bottle’s long-term quality. “It is important to make sure that your wine is stored correctly. This

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The Grumpy Baker offers baked deliciousness in the heart of downtown Hamilton.

Offering up delectable bakery products at a fair price, matched with exceptional service, The Grumpy Baker is quickly becoming a local favourite spot to grab a bite to eat. Located on 595 Victoria Street, Hamilton, is an excellent quality artisan bakery that has been a lifelong dream for its owner Brent Hughes, The Grumpy Baker. Following in the footsteps of his grandfather and father, Brent opened the Grumpy Baker at the beginning of the year

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The award-winning private chef and restaurant consultant Logan Clark designs delicious and creative bespoke menus across New Zealand.

After 17 successful years as a professional chef, the award-winning Logan Clark is ready to bring his skills to private events and New Zealand restaurants that need to get to the next level. Are you looking for that unique personalized touch to your event? Each of Logan’s delicious recipes is prepared with you and your guests in mind. From small intimate gatherings to large corporate events, he has the creativity and flexibility to meet your

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Waitiri Creek, the award-winning Central Otago winery releases Drummer 2019 Pinot Noir vintage.

The award-winning Central Otago winery Waitiri Creek is proud to announce their release of the Drummer 2019 Pinot Noir vintage direct from its cellars. This release demonstrates Waitiri Creek commitment to producing high-quality wines and brings together Central Otago regional characteristics in an exceptional bottle of wine. The Drummer 2019 Pinot Noir was created and developed by local experienced winemaker Pip Battley. “We think it’s a lovely wine with lots of fruit and spice and

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