Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Autumn in the Marlborough Vineyards

Almost the whole Wairau Plains of Marlborough are covered in, from the blue mountains to the golden mountains on the other side Grape vines, in Autumn when the leaves all turn golden or red it is very beautiful. It is especially beautiful when flying in or out of the district. I enjoy the vista as I drive around in the taxi and I take a few photos, but not many because the whole plain is so flat there are few vantage points where you can get a great veiw of them. The grapes have all been harvested now and are being turned slowly in great wine.

Thats My World for this week, do check out all the other wonderful postings from around the world.


Nessa said...

Grape vines are so pretty. I love the twisted old wood.

Arija said...

The vineyards clothed in gold are a delight to behold. I've got some shots of autumn in Vic....we drove all the way from SA to soak up the colours.

~Cheryl said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog! I have enjoyed reading yours and seeing the beautiful photos of your home and trips. It's great to see yet another piece of this wonderful world we live in!

Baruch said...

That is where I would like to spend my next Autumn - in the South Island and by the way, you've been tagged!

Rajesh said...

It is a pretty picture. Is the last snap clicked on the move, it looks blurred.

Rinkly Rimes said...

I always feel Australia is so lucky to have NZ as its garden!

Reader Wil said...

Thanks for showing us around on your beautiful South Island! Picton is a place where I gladly would live, if I could take all my family, friends and neighbours with me. Thanks for visiting my blog!

Fish Whisperer said...

Thanks for stopping by and commenting. I like your vineyards. I have always enjoyed wine tasting and you shots make me want to drink wine.

merike said...

Lovely fields of vine and the blue mountains at the background, I adore mountains. You always miss what you can't have. But luckily the spring has arrived in Helsinki and I took some pics, too. Greetings!
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koand said...

Ciekawy blog , ładne zdjęcia ,pozdrawiam ,Andrzej :)

Anne said...

Beautiful photos

Maddy said...

Thanks for your visit and comment in my post.

Its nice to see the picture in your blog.Thanks for sharing.

Clytie said...

Thank you for your sweet comment on my blog. I enjoyed reading yours and seeing the wonderful pictures of this beautiful world. Thank you!

Cloudia said...

lovely country to our south, Glennis!
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fufu said...

wow, i didnt go to the vineyards when i was in new zealand last yr... but visited in adelaide =) nice... is there any wine tasting in the vineyards in new zealand??

Jama said...

I've visited ChristChurch once, and love it's open spaces, lakes, mountains,,, as we drove towards Mt Cook, Dunedin.....hopefully will get a chance to visit NZ again.Thanks for visiting my blog.

The Merlion you saw was moved a short distance away, the one I posted is another replica but bigger in Sentosa Island.

madretz said...

So beautiful...reminds me of our Napa Valley, which I've only been to twice, but most recently in the fall. It's magical, as I'm certain it is for you, too.
Thanks so much for visiting my blog! I'm enjoying reading yours.

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