With over 75% of New Zealand’s wine industry, stretched across the valley’s, and 20% of New Zealand’s coastline, woven through the beautiful Marlborough Sounds, Marlborough is world-renowned for producing wines with pure intensity that simply can’t be found anywhere else in the world.
Explore award winning wines as unforgettable as the landscapes. With more than 30 cellar doors offering tastings, there are many ways to explore the region’s wine trail and winery restaurants. Cycle, drive, private or group tours are all brilliant options to explore the Marlborough wine region. Indulge in a leisurely lunch at a vineyard restaurant, and pair the wine with local produce to create the ultimate match made in Marlborough Visit the Saint Clair Vineyard Kitchen and enjoy the sunny courtyard which offers outdoor dining with some dining options amongst the vines. On a cooler day an extended veranda section can ensure customers continue to have the vineyard feel while being sheltered from the elements through extensive floor to ceiling glass sliding doors. A cosy fire provides ambience and warmth during the winter, an ideal settling to relax and enjoy Saint Clair’s award winning wines. Winter hours are Wednesday to Sunday 11-4pm.
Wine Tours By Bike – Marlborough’s Premier Cellar Door Bike Hire Company
Steve and Jo don’t just run a bike hire company – this is bike hire, with EXTRAS, as their goal is to help you make the most of your precious time in Marlborough with the offer of friendly, up-to-date advice and the tools for you to navigate your own adventure. No day among the cellar doors is the same because it is you who gets to decide who “you” want to visit, which route to take and do so all at your own biking pace – “This is self-guided bike hire at its best, a day designed for you, by you.”
Steve and Jo will also be there to help you if you need anything during the day and will even pick up your wine purchases along the way if you buy too much to carry!!
So come and spend the day relaxing in beanbags, nibbling on cheese platters, indulging in gourmet food, tasting beautiful wines, chatting with winemakers and hearing their stories and experience for yourself how easy it is to bike between Renwick’s’ beautiful cellar doors whilst you explore the region on our quiet roads and bike paths.
Marlborough’s Winter cellar door selection offers visitors a wide range of different tasting experiences, and with their cosy fires, tasty platters, delicious wines, beers and gins, it is without a doubt the perfect way to unwind. www.winetoursbybike.co.nz