If you’re a foodie with a passion for matching cuisine with great quality wine or beer, or just love to eat and drink, then Marlborough will surprise and delight you and your tastebuds.
World-class wine, multi-award winning craft beer paired with local produce and gourmet cuisine means eating and drinking in Marlborough requires a thirst, an appetite and a belt with plenty of notches...
Wine & Beer Experiences
With more than 120 wineries and more than 30 cellar doors to visit, a Marlborough wine tour is a must. Take a guided tour, self-drive or bike. 75% of wine produced in New Zealand comes from Marlborough, and 85% of New Zealand's sauvignon blanc is from the region.
Explore the Marlborough wine region
Marlborough is a foodie haven, with plenty of gourmet produce on offer from land and sea. Take a Marlborough Sounds seafood tour, visit the many local markets or head to one of the eateries to sample seafood delicacies and locally-grown foods, to pair with Marlborough wine and beer.
Taste Marlborough's delicious gourmet food
“We are so spoilt in Marlborough when it comes to great food. We’ve got crayfish from the east coast and salmon, oysters and mussels grown in the Marlborough Sounds."
Marlborough is home to some of New Zealand’s top craft beer. Off the back of its winemaking success, Marlborough is taking the craft beer world by storm, taking home some top international awards.
Renaissance and Moa are multi-award winning breweries in Marlborough, with Moa having a cellar door in the heart of the region offering tastings. Sample the brews in local establishments throughout the region or visit the cellar door to see craft beer brewing in action.
Based within The Vines Village along the world famous wine producing area of Rapaura Road, Golden Mile Brewing crafts a range of cycle-friendly sessionable beers perfect for celebrating that epic Marlborough bike ride. Relax on the outside sun-drenched north facing lake-side deck or take a mixed box from their cellar door.
Also be sure to check out the annual Marlborough Beer Festival in October each year. Join in on a classic afternoon of both sessional & craft beers with some fantastic food matches.
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Dodson Street Beer Garden
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Moa Brewing Company
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