Today's Henderson valley is a long way from Peter's childhood

Visit Babich Wines in the Henderson Valley today and you will find yourself in an outer suburb of Auckland, with street lamps lighting you all the way.

But it wasn’t always like this. In the old days, the Babich farm seemed to stretch for miles, and Peter Babich fondly remembers growing up driving tractors and shooting rabbits and pheasants. Now, with neighbours and boundaries much closer, Peter has to think twice before taking potshots at pests amongst the vines.


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