Chocolate tasting

MAPUA COUNTRY STORE offering chocolate tastings… On a grey and chilly winter afternoon, nothing cheers you up like chocolate. Local artisan chocolate specialists All About Chocolate’s Lauren was offering tastings of the Zotter range – for chocolate connoisseurs, Zotter is an organic, fair-trade chocolatier making bean-to-bar chocolate. Advertisements

EAT – Mapua Country Store

We worked on the signage for Mapua Country Store so we’re delighted to see it standing proud and open for business! Kirsten Ammann and her team have collected a range of local products (and some from further afield) from the humble spud right up to (my personal favourite) bean-to-bar chocolate from Tony Robson-Burrell’s range. She’s…

SHOP – Kete, Mapua Wharf

Kete, on Mapua Wharf in the newly opened retail spaces, have done a lot of detective work (and plenty of tastings!) to bring us an eclectic array of locally-sourced, produced and made products. I can personally vouch for the One Natural Skincare Bee Venom Cream (no bees harmed!) as I use it daily and it’s…