Located at the top of the South Island of New Zealand, Marlborough’s picturesque landscape boasts record sunshine hours and the largest wine growing region in New Zealand.
The Wairau River Basin has been transformed from an intensive horticultural, sheep farming and cropping area to a wine industry experiencing unbelievable growth.
As a result of the burgeoning wine industry, Marlborough has achieved recognition as one of the most progressive and prosperous centres of New Zealand.
Many varieties of grape are grown here including Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Reisling and Gewurztraminer.
However, the Marlborough wine region is especially recognised for its production of its unsurpassed Sauvignon Blanc. This quality wine demonstrates Marlborough’s aspirations by achieving top awards and accolades throughout Europe, the United Kingdom and America.
Marlborough Winery Destinations
The location of the greater majority of the selected sites visited are within a 60km circuit from the Blenheim township, the principal town of the Marlborough province. This concentration allows you to enjoy the beautiful Marlborough landscape while being able to visit more wineries during a tour.
Below are a selection of location that may be included in your day. Click on the names to visit the winery website.