The idea that the Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society
can, through the Environment Court, halt agricultural work on
privately owned land rankles with retired Roxburgh farmer and
Otago regional councillor Gerry Eckhoff.
The heart of Gibbston Valley Winery will be transformed when
''a significant figure'' is invested in a new winemaking
facility, a highway underpass linking cycling trails, a hotel
and the first new planting of vines in Gibbston in years.