Page 12


Thursday January 14, 2016


Wine Trail Spy Valley is a kiwi family owned business with a reputation for consistently producing a full range of great value, award-winning wines. Come and experience complimentary tastings of our wines, try our estate grown olive oil, enjoy award-winning architecture and landscaping, play in the kids corner or have a picnic and enjoy the view. You could also check out our nosey neighbours, The Waihopai International Satellite Communications Monitoring Station, or as we call it ‘the spy base down the road’. 37 Lake Timara Road West, Blenheim, Marlborough Ph 03 572 6207. Email Opening hours: Mid October - mid May Daily 10.30am-4.30pm, Mid May- mid Oct, Mon-Fri 10.30-4.30pm

JOHANNESHOF CELLARS Taste our award winning wines. Enjoy a magical through NZs first underground rock cellar (by appt). 1 km south of Picton airport. Methode Marlborough member. SH1, Koromiko, Marlborough (9km south of Picton). Ph 03 573 7035 Email Summer Opening hours: Tues-Sun 10am-4pm






Indoor/outdoor dining, seasonal menu, courtyard,gardens,giant chess. Tours by appointment, exclusive wines and gifts. Jacksons Rd Blenheim, Marlborough Ph 03 572 9054 Opening hours 7 days 9am-4.30pm

Giesen’s cellar door captures the Giesen Brothers’ spirit of hospitality, giving visitors a place to taste their wines and learn about their winemaking. Take time to relax with a glass of wine and a tasty platter in the charming courtyard. 26 Rapaura Road, Blenheim, Marlborough Ph 03 5728500. Email Art & Design


Wine Heritage Opening hours . Daily 10am-4.30pm

Open 10-4 daily complimentary 7km self drive vineyard tour - stunning coastal views to Cook Strait . BYO picnic - complimentary wine tasting. Three time winner of Best of Wine Tourism award for sustainable tourism 534 Seaview road,Seddon, Marlborough Ph 03 5757618.

Walk the vineyard tours by appointment. Falcon & birds of prey merchandise for sale. Great wines too. Try our new range SPICE TRAIL designed for spicy foods. 93 Vintage Lane, Renwick, Marlborough Ph 03 572 9327. Email Opening hours: Nov-April Mon-Fri Daily 11am-4pm, May-Oct by appointment

This exhibition will delight you with the fascinating history of wine in Marlborough. The best Wine Exhibition in Australasia Brayshaw Heritage Park, 26 Arthur Baker Place (off New Renwick Road), Blenheim Ph: (03) 578 1712. E: Maori Treasures Opening hours: Daily Wine Early Exhibition Settler History


| 26 Arthur Baker Place, Blenheim | Ph (03) 578 1712 |


Discerning small group travel with John Italian Citizen

The Best of ITALY

Cinque Terre

Susan Williamson & John Percy Ph 0800 387 872 NO 1 FAMILY ESTATE New Zealand method Traditonelle specialist. Browse our ever changing rang of accessories. Methode Marlborough member. 169 Rapaura Rd, Blenheim Marlborough Ph 03 572 9876. Email Opening hours Daily 10am-4.30pm daily. Reduced hours maybe over the winter months.

In the heart of Blenheim and the Marlborough wine country, you’ll find MARLBOROUGH VINTNERS HOTEL. Stay in one of our luxurious one bedroom suites, sample fine dining and local wines in our Vintners Room Restaurant and take advantage of our generous range of facilities.

190 Rapaura Road, PO Box 48 190, Renwick, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand Phone +64 3 572 5094 Mobile 0800 684 190

ITALY Our regular clients choose to travel with us when “quality is better than quantity”! They thank us for immersing them in the real culture that the average traveller would never see. The age group of our ‘discerning’ travellers is generally 40’s to late 70’s, professional and like minded people - all wanting to experience something new have fun, relax and travel hassle free and at a gentle pace! We have 44 years of accumulated knowledge, expertise and language skills enabling your travel experience to be memorable, travelling hassle free with no rush. Susan Williamson and John Percy (Italian Citizen)formed Etruscan Pleasures (Italia) Ltd 25 years ago. Etruscan Pleasures journeys to Italy, including Sicily, are designed for 8 to 14 travellers.

Profile for Local Newspapers

Cook Strait News 14-01-16  

Cook Strait News 14-01-16

Cook Strait News 14-01-16  

Cook Strait News 14-01-16

Profile for