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.


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...

Blackenbrook Family Vineyard scores another impressive industry accolade

News Release - for immediate release28 August 2015Download Press Release Multi-award winning Tasman winemaker Daniel Schwarzenbach of Blackenbrook Vineyard has scored another impressive industry accolade...

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

Trophy for best Gewürztraminer from Bragato Wine Awards in Napier Hi Ursula,  CONGRATS on the new Bragato Trophy. Another year, another trophy. What can I... Read more

— Angela Ricker, Nelson

Delicious Nelson aromatic wines  Fantastic feedback from Phillip Reay, wine commentator for Wild Tomato Magazine! Read more

— Phillip Reay, Wild Tomato Magazine