Bannockburn. Our Second home and our kiwi family. | New Zealand.
Although we worked in Cromwell, we lived a bit further away – in Bannockburn- the heart of the desert. The Bannockburn region has a rich and interesting history, spanning from the goldrush days of the 1800s through to its current status as one of the countries premier wine growing regions. Its uniquely warm, dry climate earned it the name 'The heart of the desert', as climatic conditions and human activity have combined to strip the area of most of the original native vegetat