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Wine Bar in Martinborough

Micro Wine Bar

Moreish little Micro packs a punch with its excellent wine list (mostly local with some far-flung stars), notable craft-beer selection and yummy nibbles. The tasting flights are a good way to sample the vineyards th…
Bistro in Martinborough


Odd name aside, there's much to love about this upmarket but relaxed little restaurant. Expect modern, produce-led country dishes such as pulled lamb with peas, and their signature confit duck with duck-liver parfai…
Brewery in Martinborough

Martinborough Brewery

It's hard to go anywhere in NZ these days and not find a craft brewery bubbling away in the corner. Martinborough is no exception. The brewery counters the town's prevailing wine vibe with its range of meaty brews (…
Cinema in Martinborough


Lucky old Martinborough has its own stylish art-house cinema. This modern, micro-sized complex has two comfy studio theatres and a cafe opening out on to a sunny, somewhat Zen garden. Reasonably priced food (mains $…
Cafe in Martinborough

Café Medici

A perennial favourite among townsfolk and regular visitors, this airy cafe has a sunny courtyard and great coffee. Tasty, home-cooked food includes muffins, big brunch dishes such as Spanish eggs, delicious prawn li…
Winery in Martinborough

Schubert Wines

Run by German imports who searched for and found the best spot in the world to produce their favourite wine, pinot noir. This compact cellar door is big on personality, with a fine range of wines including the unusu…
Wine in Martinborough

Martinborough Wine Merchants

Adjoining the Village Cafe, this large store is an excellent place to buy local wine and maybe taste some, too. They also sell olive oil and chocolate, and rent out bikes ($25/35 per half/full day) for cellar-door a…
Winery in Martinborough

Coney Wines

Fingers crossed that your tasting host will be the inimitable Tim Coney, an affable character who makes a mighty shiraz and may sing at random. It's also home to the excellent Trio Cafe; bookings recommended.
Winery in Martinborough

Haythornthwaite Wines

Sustainable, hands-on winery producing complex drops including cherry-like pinot noir and gorgeous gewürztraminer. If the weather's fine, the tasting will be served at the outdoor tables.
Winery in Martinborough

Poppies Martinborough

Delectable handcrafted wines served by the label's passionate winemaking and viticulturalist duo. Savour their wines alongside a well-matched platter in the stylishly simple cellar.