Travel Tips

Photo courtesy of Dog Point

Getting There

The Organic & Biodynamic Winegrowing Conference is being held in Blenheim, Marlborough at the ASB Theatre (map below).  Marlborough has an airport with regular daily flights to and from Wellington & Auckland.  It is also accessible by the Cook Strait ferry from Wellington via Picton or by train from Christchurch.  It is an 1 1/2 hour drive from Nelson.


a few of our favourite HOTELS & MOTELS


Scenic Hotel Marlborough

Chateau Marlborough

171 on High Motel

Blenheim Palms Motel

Lugano Motor Lodge

Bella Vista Motel

OR - if you have your own transport, MVH is tucked in the vineyards just 10 minutes from the CBD

Marlborough Vintners Hotel

prefer a holiday home?

Wapu Lodge

Luxury on Nosworthy


Food & Drink
a few of our favourite RESTAURANTS



Tuesday - Saturday from 5pm

Scotch Wine Bar & Wine Shop

Monday - Saturday from 4pm

5 Tapped

Tuesday to Saturday, 9am to 8pm

Grovetown Hotel

Tuesday to Friday from 3, Saturday from 12 noon

Cartel Mexican Bar & Grill

7 days from 4pm

Marlborough Public House

Tuesday to Sunday from 2pm

Speights Ale House

7 days from 11:30am


Saturday & Sunday, 8am to 2pm, Monday to Wednesday, 7am to 3:30pm, Thursday & Friday, 7am to 10pm

Herb + Olive

Monday to Saturday 7:30am to 2:30pm

Thomas's Cafe

Monday to Friday from 8am to 4pm




Rock Ferry Wines

7 days, 11:30am to 3pm

Hans Herzog Estate

Wednesday to Sunday, 12pm to 2:30pm & from 6pm

AND - wineries with restaurants that produce a selection of organic wine


7 days, 10:30am to 4:30pm

Wither Hills

7 days, 11:30 to 3pm

Brancott Estate

7 days, 11:30 to 3pm