Wineries Marlborough No Cellar Door

487 Middle Renwick Road, Springlands, SI 7271


Caythorpe Family Estate - A Quintessential Wine Destination Located on the Central Wairau Plains in the heart of Marlborough's wine-growing region, Caythorpe Family Estate is a fifth-generation, 100% family-owned farm, orchard, and winery.

Established in 2015, Caythorpe Family Estate's brand is the result of the family's first vineyards planted in 1987, which supplied contract fruit to several wineries. Caythorpe's wines are single vineyard, estate grown, and made with meticulous attention to detail from vineyard to bottle by Simon Bishell, its viticulturist, and assisted by renowned local winemaker Jeremy McKenzie.

A Wine Lover's Paradise

Caythorpe Family Estate is a travel destination for wine lovers looking to experience the best of Marlborough. The winery is located on the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail, which offers visitors an exceptional opportunity to indulge in three significant wine regions in the South Island - Marlborough, Wellington/Wairarapa, and Hawke's Bay. The Classic New Zealand Wine Trail starts from Hawke's Bay in the North Island, passing through Wairarapa, Wellington and Marlborough. Caythorpe's location makes it easy for visitors to explore other vineyards in Marlborough by car, book a tour, or opt for a cycle through the vines.

Indulgent Food Experiences and Scenic Views

While you are visiting Caythorpe Family Estate and the Marlborough region, you can also enjoy stunning scenery, beautiful forest parks, and indulge in delectable wine and food experiences. Marlborough boasts an impressive range of food destinations, including food festivals, farmers' markets, and many popular fine-dining restaurants. It's also home to some of the best seafood in New Zealand and world-famous green-lipped mussels. You can relish these delicacies with some of the most exceptional views of vineyards and the Wairau Plains as a backdrop.

Best Time to Visit

Marlborough has something to offer all year round, and visitors can visit Caythorpe Family Estate at any time. However, the best time to visit Marlborough is from December to February, during the summer months. The vineyards are lush and green, and the winemakers can be seen busy tending to the grapes. It's also a beautiful time to enjoy a picnic or a walk in the vineyards with family and friends.

How to Get There

Caythorpe Family Estate is located in the Marlborough wine region and is approximately 26.4km or 25-minutes drive from Blenheim. Blenheim township has a regional airport serviced by Air New Zealand and Sounds Air offering flights from Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch. Visitors can also rent a car, catch a shuttle, or take one of the many organized tours to Caythorpe Family Estate.


Wine Region: Marlborough

Facilities: No Cellar Door

Wine Variety: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc

Established: 1996


487 Middle Renwick Road, Springlands, SI 7271

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