Wine and Food

Marlborough has more than 30 cellar doors offering tastings and there are a number of options for touring around the region from self-drive to guided tours and even pedalling through the vines.  Marlborough produces 75% of the New Zealand's wine and 85% of New Zealand's sauvignon blanc.  The team at Marlborough Vintners Hotel will be able to help you choose the right cellar door for your personal wine tastes.

There is also the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail is a self-driving tour route that leads you off the beaten track all while enjoying the exquisite taste of local wines. The Classic New Zealand Wine Trail travels through five of New Zealand’s most spectacular scenic regions and three of the most popular wine regions in New Zealand, starting or finishing in Marlborough.  Along the 380km (240 miles) journey you will discover historic villages, artists’ studios, specialist food producers, live theatre, forest hikes, brewery tours, fishing trips and so much more.