Marlborough is one of the ten major wine regions in New Zealand. Home to more than 100 wineries supplied by local growers, Marlborough is known for its Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir wines. In fact, of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc comes from Marlborough.
Here’s one for globe-trotting cycling fans and oenophiles – from La Loire à Vélo in France to New Zealand’s Marlborough Wine Trail, a selection of routes that take in some of the best wine regions across the planet
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Take a scenic chairlift ride to the Knoll Ridge Cafe, New Zealand's highest café. Top it off with a hike, or just enjoy the views over a coffee, lunch or a glass of New Zealand wine. Find out more at www.Whakapapa.com.
Vineyard-hopping and beach-bumming are often mutually exclusive when it comes to a vacation; fortunately, you can have both if you've chosen New Zealand’s Waiheke Island—or "Wine Island" as it's affectionately referred to by Aucklanders.
Vineyards crisscross the sunny Wairau Valley in Marlborough, New Zealand's premier wine-growing district. The sun-drenched, sheltered plains of the valley, with its long autumns and crisp winters, produce a unique grape and more than 70 percent of New Zealand's wine. Photograph by Robert Harding World Imagery/Alamy, December 23, 2014