Poured all over the world, made right here.
Marlborough's a great place to quench your thirst. Home to some of the best wines in the world, now our breweries are taking the craft beer scene by storm. Set your taste buds alight. Our cellar doors, pubs and winery restaurants await your enjoyment.
This itinerary has been designed to fit into a shorter New Zealand itinerary featuring Marlborough's two most well-known assets, wine and the Marlborough Sounds.
Cellar doors with wine & more
Taste Marlborough wines amid the vines that grew them and the wineries that made them. Stay for lunch or dinner at one of the winery restaurants.
Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
Marlborough Wine & Food Festival
The Marlborough Wine & Food Festival is New Zealand’s original and longest running wine festival held in a world-renowned wine producing region.
Soak up the view at Brancott Estate
Get there early in the morning when it’s quiet and have a coffee looking at the view.
Brancott Estate Heritage Centre
Jack's Raw Bar at Cloudy Bay
Head to Jack’s Raw Bar at Cloudy Bay Vineyards in summer, for local salmon, freshly shucked oysters and venison carpaccio in a gorgeous setting.
Cloudy Bay Vineyards
Drink craft beer & eat pizza
Eat pizza and drink Rennaissance craft beer at Dodson’s, looking through to the brewery at work or enjoying the sun in the garden.
Dodson Street Beer Garden
Wind down the pace
Slow things down and leisurely explore vineyards by bike, choosing a guided or unguided tour of cellar doors.
Linger at cellar doors
Savour Marlborough pinot noir in front of a toasty fire, or enjoy a lunch made from premium local ingredients at a vineyard restaurant.
Winter Fireplace Trail
Cosy up beside a roaring fire with a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and some delicious local produce, you'll never want to leave!