South Island Wine Regions
South Island Wine Regions Accommodation
Marlborough is undoubtedly the largest and best known wine producing region in New Zealand, with Blenheim in particular being the flagship. While the Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is perhaps the most famous, the area also produces an enviable Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Riesling and Méthode Traditionelle sparkling wine.
The two main wine producing regions in Canterbury are those of Christchurch and Waipara. Chardonnay and Pinot Noir are the two most popular wines, with Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc also appearing.
Not only the most southerly, but also the highest wine region in New Zealand. Popular wine areas are Queenstown and Wanaka, with Pinot Noir being by far the most popular wine in the area, followed by Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling.
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South Island Accommodation in Wine Producing Regions
A selection of accommodation in South Island regions known for their wine.