Welcome to our Nelson Family Vineyard

Welcome to our Nelson Family Vineyard

Our seven grape varieties prosper in the balanced maritime climate and Moutere clay soil of the 20 hectare Blackenbrook family vineyard halfway between Nelson and the Abel Tasman National Park.

We are Daniel and Ursula Schwarzenbach, small winemakers with a big vision and a genuine determination to improve the style of each vintage. Proudly hands-on, we nurture grapes from the soil to the bottle in our sustainable vineyard and gravity-fed winery.

Let our wines speak for themselves.


Prince Charles and Camilla sample Blackenbrook Gewurztraminer

During their visit to sunny Nelson their Royal Highnesses Prince Charles and Camilla were treated to some of the region’s best produce at the beautiful...

A new vineyard in the making - exciting extension at Blackenbrook Vineyard

For the first time since 2007 we are planting a new vineyard block!  With growing demand from our main export markets Japan and Germany, we...

Wine Nelson New Release Tasting on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

It's not too late to get your tickets for the famous Wine Nelson New Release Tasting on Tuesday, 22 September. With 23 wineries showcasing their...

Peckham cider and Blackenbrook wine tasting at the Tasman General Store

The high-light of Tasman's social calendar and eagerly awaited by a good part of our community!  Caroline Peckham will present her delicious ciders hand-crafted in the Moutere...

4 1/2 Stars from Michael Cooper for Blackenbrook Pinot Gris 2015 That’s great Ursula thanks! Everyone is loving the Blackenbrook Pinot Gris up here! Your... Read more

— Amy Farnsworth, Regional Wines & Spirits, Wellington

Delicious Sauvignon Blanc Thanks Ursula - your wine arrived today. I love your Sauv, I think it’s the best in the region!  RegardsKay Franklyn, Nelson... Read more

— Kay Franklyn, Nelson

Delightful Gewürztraminer Just drinking my fist glass of your gerwurz which arrived today. Absolutely yummy....is that a technical wine description ???Thanks Bev Verkuylen Read more

— Bev Verkuylen , Te Puke