Marlborough's commercial capital is Blenheim with its population of 28,200. Like many New Zealand towns, it was a provincial service town to the farming community before the wine industry boomed in the 1970's.
For such a small town as this, the range of high-end winery accommodation Blenheim is really extensive in their area. Travel sites show many positive comments from overseas travelers on their stay in Blenheim's luxury accommodation. An example of such comments is this one, "...I have stayed at many places throughout the South Island of New Zealand, to come across this gem in Marlborough was fantastic; the accommodation was beautifully presented, the hosts are the most friendly I have ever come across, it really is one of the best places I have stayed in...".
Other travelers comment on the joy they feel by just sitting on the deck of their boutique vineyard accommodation and sipping sauvignon blanc with the vines only two metres away. This is not a new news because Blenheim's luxury accommodation make use of its best features like the vineyards, the historic buildings, and the natural environment. If you are looking for luxury accommodation in Blenheim NZ , make sure you get the trusted and affordable rates only.
One of the best things that Blenheim can give us is their wine. There are wineries everywhere just a short drive away. This town is the Wine capital of New Zealand with a range of 9000 hectares of land are planted in grapes, mainly Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Gewurztraminer, about 65 wineries and 290 grape growers.
Other than the wines, there are other things that you can do in this small town. High quality restaurants are there to serve you good food and other cuisines. There are recreational activities created for the tourists like families or friends on vacation.
The activities mentioned above includes swimming, water skiing, cruising the seas, fishing, kayaking and even surfing. If you want something to do by land, you can go camping, hiking or enjoy a simple picnic while enjoying the sceneries of Blenheim. Events are also the best things to watch out for.
There's an annual Wine Marlborough festival (second Saturday in February each year) held there every year. It showcases some of the best food and wines of region that brings together people from New Zealand and all over the world.
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