Saint Clair Family Estate

Wineries Marlborough Cellar Door

13 Selmes Rd, Rapaura, SI 7273
(03) 578 8695


If you are in Marlborough, New Zealand, and looking for an extraordinary winery stop, then Saint Clair Family Estate is the perfect choice.

It is a family-owned winery that produces 100% New Zealand wine.

What You Can See and Do

The Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Kitchen is a newly renovated café that is set within an incredible vineyard area. You can enjoy the stunning panoramic views of the dramatic Richmond Range as you savor the great menu choices. The Vineyard Kitchen typically opens from Wednesday to Sunday, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The café provides a selection of foods that change with the seasons so that you can experience seasonal food delights and local delicacies. You can have coffee and muffins available all day while sampling a selection of Saint Clair wines that are available for tasting each day. The Saint Clair wines range from new vintage releases to limited release wines, which are all available for purchasing.

When You Should Go

The winery is an excellent spot for morning or afternoon tea, and it is only 10 minutes away from the center of Blenheim. Nevertheless, the Cellar Door & Café is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Good Friday, and Anzac Day morning. Therefore, visitors need to time their visit accordingly.

How to Get There

Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Kitchen is located on the corner of Rapaura & Selmes Road, which is a ten-minute trip from Blenheim. You can get there via bus or car, but driving provides the ideal solution for a personalized happy hour at the winery.

Pre-Booking Tours

The winery is a popular tourist destination which is why it is recommended to book tours beforehand to secure a spot. Visitors can also buy their favorite vintage bottles and bring them back home for special occasions. Saint Clair Family Estate winery is even showcased in The Ultimate Guide to New Zealand's Wine Regions by Celebrity Cruises.

If you are in the Marlborough region, a trip to the Saint Clair Family Estate is not only a chance to taste excellent wines, but it is also an opportunity to explore the landscapes while having a relaxing day out with family and friends.


Open Days / times: Wednesday - Sunday: 10am-5pm Monday - Tuesday: Closed

Wine Region: Marlborough

Facilities: Cellar Door

Wine Variety: Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc

Brands: Saint Clair Reserve Range, Saint Clair Pioneer Block, Saint Clair James Sinclair, Saint Clair Origin, Saint Clair Vicar's Choice

Cases Produced: 50,000-499,999 cases

Established: 1994

Winemaker: Julie Ibbotson / Sarina Ibbotson


13 Selmes Rd, Rapaura, SI 7273

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