Spicing up Far North Queensland

By Lea Coghlan
Updated December 15 2015 - 6:48pm, first published August 9 2014 - 4:00am
George Gonthier and his vanilla vines.
George Gonthier and his vanilla vines.

GEORGE Gonthier seemed destined to grow spices. His father, grandfather and great-grandfather paved the way in their homeland, Seychelles, in the western Indian Ocean.