NZ's largest wine-producing region
Marlborough produces about 75% of NZ’s wine, and while it’s name is known world-wide for sauvignon blanc, you’ll also find top-notch, chardonnay, pinot noir, riesling, pinot gris and gewurtztraminer. With around 250sq km of vineyards, about 35 wineries are open to the public, with a number of places offering excellent dining options.
You could keep yourself more than happy here for a week, but our picks are:
Cloudy Bay - 230 Jacksons Rd
Hans Herzog Estate - 81 Jeffries Road
Yealands Estate - cnr Seaview & Reserve Rds, Seddon
Wither Hills - 211 New Renwick Rd
Te Whare Ra - 56 Anglesea St, Renwick
Maps & tours
Pick up a Wine Trail Map at Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 8 Sinclair St, Mayfield, Blenheim.
If you think it better not to drive, consider your options with BIKE2WINE Wine Tours or Bubbly Grape Wine Tours.