MARLBOROUGH, A PREMIUM WINE GROWING REGION OF THE WORLD, IS LOCATED AT THE TOP OF NEW ZEALAND’S SOUTH ISLAND AND IS THE COUNTRY’S MAJOR GRAPE GROWING AREA.
The dominant variety is Sauvignon Blanc but many fine Pinot Noirs, Chardonnays and other varieties are also produced in the region.
Known for its sunny climate Marlborough is a beautiful Valley with the blue mountains of the Richmond Range on one side and the dry Wither Hills on the other.
With an array of activities ranging from Wine Tours to boating in the Marlborough Sounds, there is never a dull moment. Make Marlborough your base whilst exploring the nearby centres of Picton (35 mins drive) Kaikoura and Nelson (1.5 hours drive). Or just relax at The Bell Tower whilst soaking up the views across the valley.
For more information on Marlborough visit http://MarlboroughNZ.com