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

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Wine & beer

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.

Wind down the pace

Wine & Food

Slow things down and leisurely explore vineyards by bike, choosing a guided or unguided tour of cellar doors.

Wind down the pace

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Sample local sparkling wine

Wine & Food

While you're here you must sample a Méthode Marlborough. Premium quality sparkling from the Marlborough region has a history as long as it's flagship variety Sauvignon Blanc.

Sample local sparkling wine

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Sounds sunset by water

Activities

Head out by boat or kayak to find a bay all to yourselves, with a gourmet picnic and a Marlborough riesling or sauvignon blanc. Then watch the late afternoon sun slowly set.

Marlborough Sounds sunset. Photo: Daniel Forster

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Taste Bud Sensation

This itinerary is for people who love food and wine. Pair world famous Marlborough wine with fresh local seafood for the ultimate vine-to-glass, ocean-to-plate, wine and food experience.

Taste Bud Sensation

Visit boutique wineries

Wine & Food

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

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Compare vineyard sub-regions

Wine & Food

Visit cellar doors in the Wairau, Waihopai, Awatere and Omaka Valleys, comparing the flavour profiles of each sub-region.

Compare vineyard sub-regions

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