Artisan preserves, jellies and jams capture the essence of what is locally grown and made by hand. Tasman artisan preserves are made in small batches from locally grown fruits and ingredients, Artisan preserve makers cherish their bond with the land, and preserves are created to timeless, personal recipes, individually evolved and loved by those who taste them.
The Old Post Office in Upper Moutere is still a hub of activity; the only difference now being instead of stamping and sticking you will now see jam-making and fruit preserving in action! As the charm of the surroundings invite you in the smell of delectable preserves will keep you there as you watch the locals hard at work creating batch after batch of the finest quality products. Along the walls you will find pictures depicting the local farmers harvesting the berries, hops, grapes, currants and apples – all of which are now used to create the Moutere Gold relishes, jams and sauces which compliment every meal.