Experience Wines of the Nelson Region

Explore Nelson's boutique wineries from the hills to the plains crafting exquisite wines. Journey into the countryside and meet the winemakers at their cellar doors. Bask in the sunshine, enjoy lunch at one of the vineyard cafes, select wines for your cellar, browse the gift shops or visit child friendly venues.

You'll also discover art exhibitions, luxurious vineyard accommodation and breathtaking views in the picturesque hills and plains of Nelson. Simply unforgettable.

While known first for exquisite examples of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, the region has a great reputation for the aromatic varieties - Riesling, Pinot Gris and Gewürztraminer as well as its own distinctive take on Sauvignon Blanc and some superb stickies. Nelson wines are sold all over the world, but you have the chance to experience our wines in the place they are created.

Latest News

Nelson Pinot Gris wins trophy at Air NZ Wine Awards
Sea Level's Nelson Pinot Gris 2014 has won the trophy for best Pinot Gris in the prestigious Air New Zealand Wine Awards. Pure Gold medals were also awarded to Waimea Estate Pinot Gris 2014, Blackenbrook Nelson Pinot Gris 2013 and Seifried Nelson Sauvignon Blanc 2014.
But don't just take our word for it; hear what others have got to say about Nelson Wines. Both locals and international experts love wines from this sunny region, located at the top of New Zealand's South Island.

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