Story: Country towns

Wine tourism

Wine tourism

Martinborough in the Wairarapa has found economic revival in quality wine production, and developed a number of services aimed at the affluent urban visitor. This wine shop offers bike hire so people can visit the vineyards while enjoying some exercise. It is not of course a guarantee against a drunken driving charge!

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Jock Phillips, 'Country towns - New developments, 1990 onward', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19427/wine-tourism (accessed 17 November 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Nov 2008