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Before the harvest

Gimblett Gravels was the perfect spot for Thunder Park dragstrip: unwanted land near a major city. But Chris Pask saw something different—land where he could grow grapes for a new type of Kiwi wine (see page 42). Opportunity sometimes hides in plain view.

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