Hawkes Bay* …er..Rheinhessen.
Long story, cut short.
Day out over in Kaiteriteri, Ms jb got chatting (in the lingo) to a lady on the beach.
Turns out she was one of a group of 30-odd German vintners (from the area arounf Mainz Daily Photo, no less) on an educational tour around NZ.
3 of whom we knew and one of whose wine we drank with friends the week before, the empty bottle (centre stage) being proof of same.
Group shot at Neudorf vineyards
Can’t get away from them….
*Auckland’s Metro magazine’s traditional identification of unknown visitors at social events