The most famous, most upmarket and most expensive tasting experience; private tastings and tours are also offered. Jack's Raw Bar shucks and serves oysters and clams from December to mid-April.

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Nearby Blenheim attractions

1. Allan Scott Family Winemakers

0.25 MILES

Highlights of this esteemed range include a lovely gewürztraminer and a méthode traditionnelle sparkling wine. The attached Twelve Trees restaurant is…

2. Vines Village

2.16 MILES

A conveniently located hub for bike hire, boutique shopping, wine tasting (Whitehaven) and cafe meals with a pretty vines outlook. Pop into Gourmet…

3. Huia


Sustainable, small-scale family winemaking and a personable cellar-door experience. Delectable dry-style gewürztraminer.

4. Saint Clair Estate

3.08 MILES

Prepare to be blown away by the Pioneer Block and Reserve range sauvignon blanc and pinot noir at Marlborough's most awarded winery. There's a good…

5. Forrest

3.16 MILES

Doctor-owners produce and prescribe a range of fine vinous medicines, including some mood-altering riesling.

6. Wairau River

3.23 MILES

Carbon-neutral family estate with some of Marlborough’s oldest vines. Relaxing gardens and a classy cellar door.

7. Gibson Bridge

3.28 MILES

Pinot gris specialists with a grandiose cellar door in a minuscule space.

8. Wither Hills

3.34 MILES

Pull up a beanbag on the Hockneyesque lawns of this impressive complex and enjoy a three-wine flight ($10), or head into the cellar for a more traditional…