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.
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
Visit boutique wineries
Hunt down small, artisan boutique wineries and learn about what makes them so special - whether European influenced, organic, or family owned and run.
Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
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
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
Devour a degustation
Indulge in luxury dining, with Herzog Restaurant’s legendary degustation menu.
Hans Herzog Estate - Cellar Door
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.
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.
Fresh Marlborough seafood
Marlborough salmon and mussels are available at a range of foodie outlets. Seafood (or more strictly Sounds food) with a crisp ‘chardie’ or ‘sav blanc’ is heaven on earth!
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...Read our guide