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The Daffodils Look Lovely Again!

Posted on August 30, 2012 by Victor under Uncategorized
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It has been a busy but short winter at Retiro Park  lodge this year. Pruning in the vineyard is already completed and the olives are well underway. Our wines are looking very smart already and the Chardonnay and Pinot Gris will be bottled shortly. We will have to wait at least until Christmas to bottle...
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The Days Are Growing Again

Posted on July 11, 2012 by Victor under Uncategorized
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Although still unnoticeable the days are getting longer in Teal valley, we have left behind the winter solstice in the southern hemisphere but there is still a lot of work to be done before we can receive the spring at Retiro Park  lodge. The vineyard hasn’t been pruned yet, the Llamas and the Alpacas haven’t...
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2012 Vintage Success

Posted on May 2, 2012 by Victor under Uncategorized
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  April has been vintage month at Retiro Park Lodge.  This year we have had a wonderful season with visitors at the bed and breakfast, but a challenging grape growing season in the Nelson region and at our small vineyard in Teal Valley. A rather cool and wet spring has meant a smaller crop of...
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Another Bright Summer In Nelson

Posted on January 23, 2012 by Victor under Uncategorized
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It has been a busy start of the year at Retiro Park Lodge. The weather in January has been bright and sunny (Nelson is again officially the sunniest city in New Zealand) and the guests at the Bed and breakfast have been charming and fun. The resident Alpacas and Llamas of Retiro Park Lodge have...
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