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Clos Henri Vineyard
The Clos Henri site has a unique soil structure, offering three specific soil "zones", which naturally divide the property of hill and gently sloping flat lands. These three soil types offer diversity in flavour for each variety grown, and give the Clos Henri wines character defined in the terroir.
Zephyr Wine
Zephyr wines embrace the dynamic spirit of the Glover family and the lively aromatics of the estate vineyards. The Glover family vineyards, planted in 1985 alongside the meandering Opawa River, have inspired the family’s passion for wine.
Clos Marguerite Vineyard
Clos Marguerite is a small family-owned vineyard which is the fulfillment of a dream and the result of a long journey. Clos Marguerite offers you single-vineyard wines that are a harmonious blend of old-world experience and knowledge combined with new-world innovation and vision.
Clifford Bay Estate
Our home is the famed Marlborough winegrowing region on New Zealand’s South Island. Our name comes from nearby Clifford Bay, located at the eastern entrance of the Cook Strait and the Tasman Sea. To the north are the stunning White Cliffs and beyond that is Cloudy Bay. Since our first vintage in 1997 we have worked diligently to produce fruit-driven wines that are finely balanced, refreshing and pure.
Yealands Estate Wines
New Zealand is a land like no other and our wine is a reflection of our unique climate and commitment to sustainable wine production. Our unique combination of soil, climate and water, our innovative pioneering spirit and our commitment to quality, all come together to deliver pure, intense and diverse wines brimming with flavour.
Hunky Dory Wine Company
Whether you’re out on the deck, or around the dining table, Hunky Dory is the perfect accompaniment to relaxed living. Like fresh oysters or steamed mussels, Hunky Dory Sauvignon Blanc, The Tangle and Chardonnay are made for enjoying in the sun.
Staete Landt Vineyards
At Staete Landt we produce wine for the top end of the market, which is the segment of exclusive and (super) premium wines. With our team of passionate wine people we are highly committed to our land, our soils, our vines and our wines. We look after our vines and resources with great dedication in order to make wines that truly represent our unique terroir on the 'Golden Mile'.
Mount Riley Wines
Mount Riley Wines is a family owned and run Marlborough winery. We craft wines that are approachable and down to earth - much like us.
Johanneshof Cellars
Johanneshof Cellars has gained a huge respect for its wines over the last 21 vintages with a strong reputation for its sparkling wines and the aromatic varieties. This was underlined by consistent 5 star ratings in New Zealand and Australian Wine Magazines for Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Pinot Gris and Gewurztraminer and numerous Medals and Trophies scoring "Champion" wine in their category year after year.
Foxes Island Wines
John Belsham works closely with a select group of vineyard owners who grow grapes specifically for Foxes Island and under the guidance of viticulturalist Mark Allen; ensuring the best quality grapes possible.
Opawa Wine
Meaning "smoky river" in Maori, Opawa is the name of our home vineyard, which is located on the old river bed of the historic Opawa River. This river helped shape the gravel soils that make up the Marlborough winegrowing heartland. Opawa wines offer, fragrant aromas, ripe flavours and soft, juicy texture.
Wyebrook Estate
Wyebrook Estate is a small vineyard on the edge of town in Blenheim, in the renowned wine region of Marlborough, New Zealand. We grow the world-famous Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. The wine is classic Marlborough Sauvignon with outstanding intensity and a rich fruit-driven mid palate.
Domaine Georges Michel
Domaine Georges Michel winery, restaurant and wine, gift and gourmet shop features fine wines of Marlborough, New Zealand. Set on the Golden Mile with spectacular views of the Richmond Ranges.
McNaught and Walker
The McNaught and Walker Sauvignon Blanc is produced entirely from grapes grown in the Awatere Valley, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand.
Tinpot Hut Wine
While the Tinpot Hut Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is the flagship wine of our portfolio, the range has grown over the years to include Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Gruner Veltliner, Syrah and Late Harvest Riesling.
Two Rivers of Marlborough
Two Rivers of Marlborough has a single-minded focus on crafting exceptional Marlborough New Zealand wines.
Herzog Winery & Restaurant
The Burgundian style Pinot Noir, the Bordeaux style Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon "Spirit of Marlborough" and Montepulciano, all 5 star rated, belong to some of New Zealand's most age worthy, finely balanced wines of great complexity. The highly sought after Pinot Gris, Viognier and Chardonnay and the new Sauvignon Blanc "Sur Lie" are also available - plus limited releases which are only sold via our cellar door.
The Delta Wine Company
The Delta Farm, on the south side of Marlborough’s Wairau Valley, was first established in 1848. In 2000 a triangular piece was purchased by four partners including winemaker Matt Thomson and London-based MW David Gleave.
Terrace Heights Estate
The Terrace Heights Estate vineyard is situated on the lower terrace of the Wairau plains just west of Renwick in Marlborough, New Zealand. The vineyard was first planted in 1993/94. Along the way it has been expanded and, where once cherry and apple trees stood in the nineties, we now have around 32ha of vines to make THE wine.
Awatere River Wine Company
Our wines capture the essence of the Marlborough lifestyle. For me that’s about fun days kicking back at the bach with friends and family - fishing, diving for scallops, or sailing the tranquil Sounds. Frequently enjoying quality wines created virtually in our own backyard.
Cloudy Bay
Widely regarded as the quintessential expression of the acclaimed Marlborough wine region, Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc is an international benchmark wine noted for its vibrant aromatics, layers of pure fruit flavours and fine structure.
Huia Vineyards
At Huia, the creation of good wine and a commitment to the environment go hand in hand. The result is elegant, hand crafted wines that go to help define the potential of Marlborough. With a focus on organics and biodynamics, Huia makes beautiful wines for today, while protecting the vitality of the soils for future generations.
Ribbonwood Wine
Located just north of the Renwick township on Conders Bend Road, Ribbonwood's 15 year old vines are planted on an unusual east-west direction, the resulting shade on the south side of each row produces more herbaceous fruit than other sites in Marlborough.
Torea Wines
If you’re after fantastic quality wines with a snappy look, you’ve come to the right place! Our mission is to make great wines that look as good as they taste. We like the simple things in life and wine can get pretty complicated – ours isn’t.
Turning Heads Wine
We have a simple philosophy – accentuate all that is great about the Marlborough region by utilising ripe fruit to craft premium wines. These wines do not disappoint and will certainly turn some heads.
Gibson Bridge Vineyard
Gibson Bridge is a boutique family owned vineyard located in Renwick, the heart of New Zealand's premium white grape growing region - Marlborough. Howard and Julie Simmonds have established, and tend their vineyard on the bank of the fast flowing alpine fed Gibson Creek.
Allan Scott Wines & Estates Ltd
Allan Scott Wines is a family owned and operated company established in 1990. Since the first harvesting of Allan Scott Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, Allan Scott Wines has developed a solid reputation as one of the region's top wine producers.
Soderberg Wines
Soderberg Wines is a small boutique wine making family enterprise. Our philosophy is to make the best Marlborough Pinot Noir that our vineyard and we can produce.
Dog Point Vineyard
Located in Marlborough, New Zealand's premium wine growing region, Dog Point Vineyards produce wines that respect the natural integrity of the land from which they are made and, reflect the experience and passion of the people that make them.
Astrolabe Wines
Astrolabe has evolved from winemaker Simon Waghorn's vision. His extraordinary skill as winemaker, together with a clear focus on quality wines and relationships, has formed the foundation of Astrolabe. Simon is a hands-on winemaker, relishing his role and nurturing Astrolabe as his own brand and baby.
Vavasour Wines
The Vavasours arrived in New Zealand and established themselves in the Awatere Valley in 1890. Nearly a century later in 1985, Peter Vavasour identified the Awatere Valley as the new frontier for New Zealand wine growing and planted the first grapes there. Vavasour’s first vintage was 1989; within three years they were garnering high accolades and had officially put Awatere Valley on the map of great wine making regions.
Eradus Wines
All grapes that make Eradus Wines are grown in the Awatere Valley, a sub region of Marlborough with its own unique microclimate. The Awatere Valley is windier, dryer, stonier, cooler and on the whole more extreme than Marlborough’s other regions. These conditions create wines with a distinct mineral backbone and crisp, clean acidity.
Jackson Estate
Jackson Estate embodies the very best of Marlborough, New Zealand, the essence of fine wine. Jackson Estate is a special place, a testament to the vision and determination of the Stichbury and Jackson families who have farmed the land on the Wairau River plains at Jacksons Road for more than 160 years.
Auntsfied Estate
Auntsfied Estate is run under the watchful eye of the Cowley family and is the home of Marlborough's first colonial vineyard and winery. The dramatic hillside vineyard with its unique variety of soils is the inspiration to produce exciting hand crafted wines of balance and individuality that display the special terroir of this historic Marlborough vineyard.
Lawson's Dry Hills
Almost every vineyard in the world will tell you that their wine is special because it embodies the nobleness of the land from which it came. But great wine is made by people. People who use their skill, experience and passion to create something amazing from the raw materials of nature.
Highfield
Highfield is a stunning boutique Marlborough winery producing ultra premium, food friendly wines and owned by Shin Yokoi and Tom Tenuwera. Famed for its flagship wine, Elstree Cuvee Brut, its iconic Tuscan style tower overlooking the Wairau Valley, outstanding summer dining restaurant and beautiful cellar door, it’s not hard to see why Highfield is one of the most visited wineries in Marlborough.
Churton Wines
Our winemaking is focused on producing premium quality Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Pinot Noir and very small quantities of Petit Manseng that combine the renowned flavour and aromatic intensity of Marlborough fruit with the finesse and complexity characteristic of fine European wines.
Wither Hills
The Wither Hills Tasting Room & Cellar Door allows you to engage your senses sampling wines from our full range of wines in an elegant, friendly and relaxed environment. For those wanting to learn a bit more or experience something out of the ordinary, try one of our wine experience options and learn more about the winemaking process first hand in either our Vine to Wine or Gourmet Blending tours.
Isabel Vineyard
Premium quality grapes are derived from a unique soil profile from some of the oldest vines in Marlborough. This complexity and minerality from the soil is reflected in the distinct characteristics of all Isabel wines.
Drylands Wines
Drylands is one of New Zealand’s first wineries to produce vibrant and zesty Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand’s famous Marlborough region on the South Island.
Cairnbrae Wines
Cairnbrae winemakers choose the finest parcels from select vineyards in Marlborough’s oldest wine sub-regions. The older vines and unique terroirs combine to create distinctly layered and complex wines with the famous Marlborough fruit intensity, but with an additional overlay of luscious, elegant character - enticing, premium wines with a distinct Cairnbrae style.
Haha
Haha is a Maori word which means savoury and luscious. A toast to the full-flavoured goodness of Aotearoa, New Zealand: grown with love, created with confidence and selected with passion.
Alpine Mist Wines
Alpine Mist Wines' story begins with the knowledge gained over five generations of a family that has made its living from the land. The current generation has evolved from cropping and horticulture, to nurturing vines that thrive in the fertile hillside soils of Marlborough’s Southern Valleys. From this uniquely positioned vineyard come the grapes that produce Alpine Mist's range of stunning wines.
Vicarage Lane Wines
Our Marlborough vineyard is set amongst New Zealand’s stunning scenery, which provides not only a natural beauty for the eye to behold, but a land that unfolds the succulent fruit used to hand craft the fine wines that are Vicarage Lane Wines.
Bouldevines
Bouldevines mission is to produce distinctively fine wines for the enjoyment of the discerning wine enthusiast.
Foxes Island Wines
Small quality producer of the premium classic wine varieties, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Mail order and secure web-based sales available.
Mount Fishtail Wines
Mount Fishtail Wines produces Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir wines from the sunny province of Marlborough, New Zealand. Marlborough is New Zealand’s premium wine growing region for Sauvignon Blanc.
Hunter's Wines
Hunter's is the only Marlborough vineyard established in the 1970s to still be owned by its original family - more than 30 years after being founded.
Mahi Wines
For all of the Mahi single-vineyard wines the fruit is hand-picked and sorted prior to being 'whole-cluster' pressed at the winery. Fermentation is done with the indigenous yeasts that arrive on the grapes, and if barrels are used these will be French, as they give a more savoury character to the wines.
Claylaur Family Estate Wines
Since 1984 the Smith Family has been growing quality grapes on their Claylaur Family Estate vineyards. The fruit for this wine is from two diverse quality sites, the glacial out wash gravels of the southern Omaka Valley and the stony silt soil of the central Wairau Valley.
The Darling Wines
Conceived by Chris Darling and teaming up with Bart Arnst, The Darling Wines came to fruition. By selecting and managing vineyards of high quality we aim to produce a number of different and interesting wines. Our wines show vineyard expression and regionality. Ultimately sourced from organic grapes. The wines are crafted by Chris and Bart who together have over 30 years wine industry experience.
Totara Wines
The Totara tree is native to New Zealand, and has long been revered by Maori, as well as early European settlers for its diverse qualities and uses. The Totara possesses strength and durability, properties we strive to emulate with the Totara wines brand.
Nautilus Estate
Nautilus Estate wines are carefully crafted; we produce wines that are synonymous with the best in New Zealand. Modern technology and traditional techniques have been deftly combined in our state-of-the-art winemaking facilities by our talented winemaking
O'Dwyers Creek Vineyard
O'Dwyers Creek Vineyard is situated in the wine growing region of Rapaura, Marlborough. This area is recognised as one of the premium wine regions of the world and is New Zealand's leading wine region.
Wild South Wines
Wild South is an adventure, and it’s this spirit that led us to the Waihopai Valley, beside the Omaka River, to a wild piece of land strewn with rocks from end to end: Hell’s Gate. But hidden under that prickly name and all those rocks was the perfect wine-growing land. Rock by rock, we hand-cleared it and set about establishing Wild South wines, and this Marlborough vineyard was to be at the heart of it all.
Waterfalls Road Wine
Our mission is to deliver the best expressions of Sauvignon Blanc possible from our vineyard set amid this 100 hectare farmland. With our individual blocks and differing ages of the vines, we have the ability to translate this enigmatic grape into a number of different styles, demonstrating that Sauvignon Blanc is not only capable of delivering excitement, but also wonder and surprise.
Framingham Wines Marlborough
Our Framingham range has grown with a strong tradition of winemaking for balance, texture and complexity. The key to our individuality is small batch winemaking. Combining small batches of wine from different parts of the vineyard, we build depth of flavour and texture. We only source fruit from the Wairau Valley, from both our own vineyard and carefully selected grower sites nearby.
Sunshine Bay Wine
Sunshine Bay Wines are produced from selected premium vineyard sites in Marlborough. Sunshine Bay is situated in the Marlborough Sounds at the top of the South Island, New Zealand.
Starborough Wines
Starborough is a family owned and operated boutique Marlborough wine producer, with vineyards in the Wairau and Awatere valleys. Our Marlborough farming history and experience dates back to 1865.
Fairhall Downs Estate Wines
Fairhall Downs Family Estate is a family owned and operated Marlborough wine company, proudly specialising in premium, single vineyard wines. A market leader epitomising the "small is beautiful" philosophy, Fairhall Downs Family Estate warmly invites visitors to its Cellar Door.
Kimura Cellars
Kimura Cellars was established by Japanese winemaker Shigehisa Kimura (nicknamed Shige), in Marlborough in 2009. He has been driven by pure passioon and desire to produce premium wine since then.
Bladen Wines
In 1989, Christine and Dave Macdonald left their city lives behind to realise their dream of establishing a vineyard and winery. With caravan in tow the family embarked on a national tour to find the ideal winegrowing region and vineyard location. Settling in Marlborough, they planted their vineyard by hand, initially growing grapes for local wineries before creating their own wines under the Bladen name.
Clark Estate
Clark Estate is a boutique family vineyard situated high in the Awatere Valley, Marlborough – a beautiful, picturesque spot at the top of New Zealand’s South Island.
Black Cottage Wines
At the Black Cottage we are dedicated to producing a range of wines full of ‘gusto’. Combining select parcels of fruit with modern and alternative winemaking techniques, we strive to create very special wines which are approachable and delicious.
Lake Chalice Wines
Lake Chalice Wines is a privately and locally owned wine company producing quality, artisan wines in the heart of Marlborough, New Zealand's wine country.
Tupari Wines
Tupari Wines is an artisan producer of fine wine from the Awatere Valley, Marlborough in the South Island of New Zealand. We combine family passion and winemaking expertise to craft a handful of exquisite wines.
Forrest Estate Winery
Forrest Estate Winery is owned and operated by Dr’s John and Brigid Forrest. The winery is located in Renwick, at the heart of Marlborough, New Zealand's largest and most famous wine region.
Boundary Rider Wines
Boundary Rider Wines is a creation of the Taylor family who have farmed in Marlborough since 1919. Ours is wine that invites its drinkers to connect with the special place that our family have nurtured for decades. Boundary Rider Wines are the only wines available from our area, Ward, direct from the grower to you.
No1 Family Estate
No.1 Family Estate's specialist Champagne-maker, Daniel Le Brun produces New Zealand's finest methode traditionelle - bubbles at their best!.
Ballochdale Estate
The Ballochdale Estate is a beautiful vineyard set high in the hills of the Awatere Valley in Marlborough. The soils are superbly suited for the growing of Pinot Noir and Sauvignon. It lies about 25 kilometres inland from the sea and 300 meters above sea level making it one of the highest vineyards in the Province.
Jules Taylor Wines
Jules Taylor Wines source their grapes from vineyards in the Wairau and Awatere Valleys, Marlborough. Well, not so much from vineyards as back corners of vineyards, rises and hollows and dry-as bits of vineyards.
Four Hawk Day Wines
Four Hawk Day wines are produced on our vineyard situated on the banks of the Omaka River, in the charming Cowslip Valley. This distinctive little valley creates a unique micro-climate within the Waihopai Valley grape-growing area. We have recorded temperatures ranging from minus 14 to plus 42 degrees here, we took both days off!
Whitehaven Wine Company
Established in 1994 in the heart of the internationally renowned Marlborough region, Whitehaven is the realisation of the White family's vision to create a respected and critically acclaimed winery. Sailing the Pacific, they set a new course for the Marlborough Sounds, dropped anchor and launched a wine label, Whitehaven.
Grove Mill Waihopai Valley Winery
Fine Wines from Marlborough New Zealand.
Maven Wines
Our Cravens Road vineyard occupies a picturesque site backed by the Richmond Range, with the Wairau River just 200m from the vines. Cravens Creek winds through the vineyard. A characteristic is its relative uniformity: its deep silt loam soils, with moderate to high fertility and good water-holding capacity, promote greater consistency in fruit development and maturation.
Blind River Estate
Our vineyard is the single most important element of Blind River. The unique combination of soil and micro climate - terroir- cannot be replicated elsewhere. It defines our flavour profile and is what helps our wines to stand out from others.
Fit for a Queen
For a taste of real adventure, a walk or cycle along Marlborough's Queen Charlotte Track offers you the experience of a lifetime. Whether you join a tour or go it alone, this is an experience you'll never forget.
Stroll On
A stroll alongside the Taylor River near Blenheim's town centre is easily accessible and is ideal for a gentle and undemanding walk. Take your camera and some bread to feed the ducks.
Kaikoura Magic
With stunning views to snow-capped mountains, the Kaikoura Peninsula Walkway is one of the most popular half-day tracks in New Zealand, passing near a New Zealand fur seal breeding colony.
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