Welcome to our Nelson Family Vineyard

Welcome to our Nelson Family Vineyard

Our six 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.


Restaurant & Cafe Magazine featuring our Blackenbrook Vineyard

Fantastic to see our Blackenbrook Vineyard featured in the Restaurant & Cafe Online Edition:    "Ever since first meeting at a wine tasting dinner in the...

Watch us on television: Seven Sharp with Michael Holland

  We've made it onto the screen of national television!  Michael Holland and his cameraman Leigh Fraser of TV1's Seven Sharp paid us a visit...

A pure, focused vision - Blackenbrook making head-lines in Wine NZ

Super-stoked to read Charmian Smith's article in the latest Wine NZ Magazine: A pure, focused vision In these days of corporatisation and expansion it’s unusual...

Blackenbrook Tasting Days

  Easter Weekend - time to open our winery doors wide! Call in for a sip of tasty Blackenbrook wine and a little chat -...

Visit Nelson MX5 Car Club Dear Ursula, Daniel, Thomas and IsabelleThank you, Ursula and Isabelle, for showing us around your amazing winery operation. The MX5... Read more

— Wendy Cornish, Nelson MX5 Car Club

Blackenbrook on Seven Sharp, TV1 Dear Daniel, Ursula and Family,Well done on such a great feature – I wholeheartedly congratulate you on your approach to... Read more

— Alex Wallace, Hamilton

Blackenbrook Wine Night at the scenic Tochigi Golf Course, Japan Dear Mrs Ursula Schwarzenbach  Thank you for coming from New Zealand to Tochigi. Thank you... Read more

— Takako Hashimoto, Tochigi Golf Course, Japan