Marlborough is New Zealand's foremost wine region. Copyright Destination Marlborough

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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.

Marlborough Highlights

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.

Marlborough Highlights

Soak up the view at Brancott Estate

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Get there early in the morning when it’s quiet and have a coffee looking at the view.

Soak up the view at Brancott Estate

Brancott Estate Heritage Centre

Visit boutique wineries

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Hunt down small, artisan boutique wineries and learn about what makes them so special - whether European influenced, organic, or family owned and run.

Visit boutique wineries

Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

Drink craft beer & eat pizza

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Eat pizza and drink Rennaissance craft beer at Dodson’s, looking through to the brewery at work or enjoying the sun in the garden.

Drink craft beer & eat pizza

Dodson Street Beer Garden

Jack's Raw Bar at Cloudy Bay

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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.

Jack's Raw Bar at Cloudy Bay

Cloudy Bay Vineyards

Devour a degustation

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Indulge in luxury dining, with Herzog Restaurant’s legendary degustation menu.

Devour a degustation

Hans Herzog Estate - Cellar Door

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Wine and Food

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...

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