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.

Dine at Waterfall Bay

Events

Over the Marlborough Wine & Food Festival weekend in February indulge in extravagant lunch or dinner hosted by Seresin Estate at their beautiful Waterfall Bay venue.

Dine at Waterfall Bay

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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

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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Marlborough Wine & Food Festival

Wine & Food

Head to the Marlborough Wine and Food Festival in February, for a great line up of Marlborough wine & food, along with fantastic music.

Marlborough Wine & Food Festival

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Luxury Retreats & Wine Tours

Indulge in a five-star experience at many luxury retreats offering premium food, wine and brilliant views, whether it be in a secluded bay in the Marlborough Sounds, or among the vines in Marlborough. Wine tours are plentiful with group or private tours available by bike or luxury van.

Luxury Retreats & Wine Tours

Devour a degustation

Wine & Food

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

Devour a degustation

Hans Herzog Estate

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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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