What Gives Marlborough Its Magic?

Whether you're a serious wine geek or just looking for an excuse to unwind with a glass in hand, Marlborough has got you covered.

Marlborough isn't just a wine region — it's like Mother Nature's gift basket to wine lovers.

Let's start with the weather

You've got this perfect balance of cool ocean breezes and plenty of sunshine. It's like the grapes are on a perpetual vacation, soaking up rays during the day and chilling out at night. That slow ripening process? That's the secret sauce for flavour.

Then there's the soil

Marlborough's like a treasure chest of different dirt types. There's everything from stony riverbeds to rich clay soils, each one bringing out a totally unique flavour profile.

The star of the show?

Sauvignon Blanc. Marlborough's practically the birthplace of this stuff. It's like they took the essence of summer and bottled it up — zesty, tropical, and just plain delicious.

But it's not just Sauv Blanc holding down the fort. There's Pinot Noir strutting its stuff, Chardonnay bringing the buttery goodness, and Riesling adding a touch of sweetness.

What really sets Marlborough apart?

It's not just about the wine – it's about the whole experience. Rolling vineyards set against a backdrop of mountains and ocean views that'll make your Instagram followers green with envy. And the people? They're like your long-lost drinking buddies, ready to pour you a glass and swap stories.

Did we mention sustainability?

From solar-powered vineyards to water-saving techniques, they're all about keeping the planet happy while they sip on their vino.

Drops we love:

Wither Hills Sauvignon Blanc

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The Ned Pinot Gris

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Ara Single Estate Sauvignon Blanc

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Strange Nature NZ Gin

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