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Brancott Estate


Under its previous name, Montana Wines, this was the trailblazer of the wine region. Now it has Marlborough's most impressive cellar door and restaurant complex, poised atop a hillock overlooking the vines. It offers an hour-long Vineyard Bike Tour ($35, 10.30am) and, from December to March, a Falcon Encounter (adult/child $30/10, 11am) featuring the kārearea (NZ falcon); bookings essential.

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