72 Main Street, Blenheim, NZ
0800 163 164 or +64 3 577 7407

Blenheim, Marlborough

Marlborough is blessed with a year-round sunny climate and regularly records the highest sunshine hours in New Zealand.

Marlborough is New Zealand's largest grape-growing and wine making region with 65 wineries, 290 grape growers and 4,054 hectares in grape production.  Nearly all of the wineries welcome visitors for tasting sessions and many have a cafe or restaurant on site.  Sauvignon Blanc is the region's specialty, but wines made with Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are also highly acclaimed.

Wine trail maps make it easy to find your way around the vineyards.

It takes nearly four hours to drive the 309km between Blenheim and Christchurch – a beautiful drive through rolling hills of 'wine country'.  The seaport of Picton is 28km away, the gateway to the Marlborough Sounds, Wellington and the North Island.

Travellers from New Zealand and the rest of the world visit Blenheim to enjoy its wine industry, gourmet foods, Marlborough Sounds and activities such as golf, fishing, kayaking and water sports.

Aston Court Motel Blenheim

Address: 72 Main Street (SH1), Blenheim
Phone: 0800 163 164 or 03-577 7407
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