Wellington Vineyards, Wineries and Breweries
(Wellington, North Island, New Zealand NZ)
Wellington contains a number of impressive vineyards, wineries and breweries in the Wairarapa region, including Martinborough Valley, on the outskirts of the city. Just one hours' drive from the city centre, the vast vineyards around Wairarapa welcome visitors and produce some of the finest wines on the North Island of New Zealand.
Many of the Wairarapa and Martinborough Valley vineyards are home to a variety of different leading wines, a number of which have won prestigious Air New Zealand wine awards.
Some of the most highly regarded wines produced at nearby Martinborough Valley include Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, highly acclaimed Pinot Noir and a host of sparkling wines. Many are extremely historic and these vineyards regularly export their delicious wines to different countries. Wine tasting at Martinborough Valle has become extremely popular and some of the wineries now provide courses full of information about tasting and appreciation.
Wairarapa vineyards, wineries and breweries can usually be found in particularly picturesque spots, overlooking attractive countryside, rivers and rolling hills. The Martinborough Valley vineyards vary in size and are a popular excursion from Wellington. Numerous guided wine-themed tours regularly depart from central Wellington, offering one of the best ways to reach the most popular.
Many are home to excellent facilities, including cafés, restaurants, picnic spots and tasting events, and some even provide basic lodging.
Address: Puruatanga Road, Martinborough, North Island, New Zealand NZ
Tel: +64 (06) 306 9784
Address: Ata Rangi, Puruatanga Road, Martinborough, North Island, New Zealand NZ
Tel: +64 (06) 306 9570
Address: Omarere Road, Martinborough, North Island, New Zealand NZ
Tel: +64 (06) 306 9889
Address: Princess Street, Martinborough, 5954, New Zealand NZ
Tel: +64 (0)6 306 9955
Palliser Estate of Martinborough Wines
Address: Kitchener Street, Martinborough, North Island, New Zealand NZ
Tel: +64 (0)6 306 9019
Voss Estate Vineyard
Address: 45 Princess Street, Martinborough, North Island, New Zealand NZ
Tel: +64 (06) 306 9668
Wairarapa Wine Trail
Address: Martinborough Village, Wairarapa, Wellington, 5954, New Zealand NZ
Tel: +64 0(4) 802 4860
Many other excellent vineyards are also located in the nearby Marlborough area of New Zealand's South Island, which can be easily reached by either ferry and plane.