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Welcome To Wine Nelson


Home to some of New Zealand's most inspired wines, pristine beaches, captivating sunsets and sunniest climate. #nelsonwine

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Welcome To Wine Nelson


Home to some of New Zealand's most inspired wines, pristine beaches, captivating sunsets and sunniest climate. #nelsonwine

DISCOVER OUR REGION

Enjoy exploring 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, savour lunch at one of the vineyard cafes, select wines for your cellar, jump off a wharf, or treat yourself to a real fruit ice-cream. It's all there to be discovered.

You'll delight in the craftsmanship of local artisans, art exhibitions, luxurious vineyard accommodation and breathtaking views in the picturesque hills and plains of Nelson. Simply unforgettable. #nelsonwine

Download our 2019 Cellar Door Guide here.

Nelson was designed to be an excellent wine region.

Nelson was designed to be an excellent wine region.

Watch a 2 minute video about Nelson as a wine growing region, narrated by Bob Campbell, MW:

Nelson Wine Region from NZ Winegrowers on Vimeo.

Nelson is a boutique wine region producing outstanding Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and aromatics, as well as an impressive mix of emerging varieties.

Long renowned for its bountiful crops and orchards, Nelson's wine roots were cultivated in the mid-1800s when German settlers planted the areas first grape vines to produce wine.

Pioneering 1970s producers established the modern wine industry – with iconic names such as Seifried and Neudorf still going strong.

Nelson has a vibrant artistic and café culture, with many wineries offering both draw-cards at their cellar doors.

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Interesting Characters


Interesting Characters


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Great places to visit


Great places to visit


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Delicious Dining


Delicious Dining


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Winery Landscape


Winery Landscape