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Hunter's Wines

603 Rapaura Rd, Blenheim, Blenheim, 7301 New Zealand
Region: Marlborough, New Zealand +64 3-572 8489 http://www.hunters.co.nz/
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  • Year Established:
    1979
  • Winery Contact:
  • Winemaker:
    James Macdonald & Inus van der Westhuizen

About our winery:

Hunter’s Wines are recognised as one of the pioneers of the Marlborough wine industry and one of New Zealand’s best known family owned wineries. Established by Irishman, the late Ernie Hunter in 1979, the company is now headed by Jane Hunter. Some 30 years on, Jane is the most awarded women in the New Zealand wine industry with an impressive set of accolades, including an O.B.E and was made a Companion to the New Zealand Order of Merit. Jane is backed by a great team and three generations of family.

After winning immediate acclaim in 1986 at the London Sunday Times Wine Festival with the 1985 Fumé Blanc, Hunter’s Wines now boasts over 195 gold medals, more than 30 trophies and innumerable international awards and accolades. Today Hunter’s wines are still breaking new ground.

Still 100% family owned, Hunter’s search for excellence never ceases. New varietals, new wine making techniques and new branding constantly keeps the team at Hunter’s seeking the best for its wines and continuing their commitment to Hunter’s philosophy of ‘Quality not Quantity’.


Three things to love about us:

Hunter's Wines was one of the original 5 wineries in Marlborough.
It is the only original winery still in the original family hands.
Hunter's won the first international trophy for a New Zealand wine in 1986. London's Sunday Times Wine Festival 1986 Wine of the Show Award was awarded to Hunter's 1985 Fumé Blanc. Hunter's 1985 Chardonnay also won a Gold Medal at the same show.


What makes us unique:

Hunter's Wines is an historic winery for Marlborough. Headed by the highly regarded Jane Hunter shows the status and importance of Hunter's wines.


Our awards:

Over 190 gold medals and more than 30 international trophies.


  Days and hours open

Mon9:30 AM4:30 PM
Tue9:30 AM4:30 PM
Wed9:30 AM4:30 PM
Thu9:30 AM4:30 PM
Fri9:30 AM4:30 PM
Sat9:30 AM4:30 PM
Sun9:30 AM4:30 PM

Tasting Policy:

Large groups please phone or email ahead of time.


  • Good For Groups
  • Has A View
  • Rustic
  • Dog Friendly
  • Informative/Educational
  • Family Run
  • Good for Kids
  • Informative/Educational
  • Casual
  • Fume Blanc
  • Sparkling Wine
  • Sustainable
  • Pinot Meunier
  • Pinot Gris
  • Pinot Noir
  • Rose
  • Riesling
  • Late Harvest
  • Gewurztraminer
  • Chardonnay
  • Dessert Wine
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Merlot
  • Sustainable

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