79 Dublin Street
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Although Martinborough is just 1hr and 15 minutes from Wellington,
New Zealand’s capital city, it feels as though you’re
a world away. A relaxed pace of life, some of the world's finest
wines, olive groves, quality cafés and restaurants as well
as boutique shopping await you - all on your doorstep.
Martinborough village sits on the site of one of New Zealand's
first sheep stations and was established by Irish immigrant John
Martin in 1881.
The streets are laid out in the shape of the Union Jack.
Martinborough features over thirty mainly family-owned wineries,
most within walking or cycling distance of the village. Martinborough
is world-class wine village, taking an enviable, attention-grabbing
collection of international awards from 1990.
Pinot noir is Martinborough’s flagship wine - its elegance
and style made Martinborough’s international reputation.
The distinctive sauvignon blanc, elegant full-flavoured chardonnay,
aromatic riesling and pinot gris, and the emerging, gentle Rhone-like
syrah are all local winners, adding depth to the Martinborough wine
The vineyards are within easy walking or cycling distance of the
town. You can hire bikes at Martinborough information centre, where
you can also obtain a wine trail map and other details.
If you can’t find the energy to wander or cycle from vineyard
to vineyard, there’s a wine centre where you can sample many
wines under one roof.
Martinborough is an idyllic setting and a popular destination
for visitors appreciating excellent wine and food, beautiful scenery,
and boutique shopping.
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us - click here.