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Upper South Island and the West Coast Sights

Villa Maria

  • Corner Paynters and New Renwick Rds. Map It
  • Blenheim
  • Winery/Brewery/Distillery

Updated 02/18/2014

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This mass producer has several wineries nationally and Marlborough's benefits from good design and a central position. The building has strong architectural presence with a soothing tussock-lined water feature out front. Their major grape variety in Marlborough is sauvignon blanc but they also grow pinot noir, chardonnay, pinot gris and Riesling. Tastings include their wines from other regions, for example their heavier Hawke's Bay red, of which there are few in Marlborough.

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Corner Paynters and New Renwick Rds., Blenheim, 7272, New Zealand

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  • Oct.–May, daily 10–5; Jun.–Sep, Mon.–Fri. 10–5, weekends 12–5 .

Updated 02/18/2014


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