Marlborough is New Zealand’s largest wine growing region and has earned an international reputation for producing some of the best Sauvignon Blanc in the world.
It also makes very good Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Riesling.
The first post highlighted the North Island’s Kumeu and Hawke’s Bay.
This, the second, will review our tour of New Zealand’s flagship wine region, Marlborough.
The sunny courtyard offers outdoor dining with some dining options amongst the vines.
The extensive menu features some of the best seasonal produce Marlborough has to offer. Dog Point Vineyard The name Dog Point dates back to the earliest European settlement of Marlborough and the introduction of sheep to the district.
“Freshly sourced local food, highlighting a clean, precise and uncomplicated approach to modern NZ Cuisine.
While the wines can easily be enjoyed on their own, at Nautilus they believe they are even better when paired with delicious food. Wairau River Wines (pronounced why-row) takes its name from the river on whose banks Phil and Chris Rose planted their first vines in 1978. After supplying grapes for other producers for several years, Phil and Chris decided in 1991 to release a wine under their own label, and the Wairau River label was conceived.