Welcome to our Nelson Family Vineyard

 

Welcome to our Nelson Family Vineyard

On a gentle north-facing slope near Tasman Village, you’ll find Blackenbrook Vineyard, a small volume, high quality winery on a 20ha block owned by the Schwarzenbach Family. Blackenbrook Vineyard produces seven grape varieties: Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Gewürztraminer, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and the Italian red variety Montepulciano.  Blackenbrook is accredited by Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand.


It is a winery designed by a working winemaker. In this region, vines grow into Moutere clay soils and the mild maritime climate sweeps over the hillsides. The vineyard was first planted in the spring of 2001 and the first vintage was launched in 2004. Healthy soil, strong vines and sustainability are the focus of the vineyard management. Daniel, also the winemaker, strives for minimal interference with natural processes, which has resulted in pure and genuine wines. Most of Blackenbrook’s white varieties are completely unfined and vegan.

Full Marks from Cameron Douglas MS for Blackenbrook Pinot Gris '19

In the latest Mindfood Magazine, Master Sommelier Cameron Douglas writes about delicious winter wines from lesser known wineries and wine regions.  We are proud to...

Nelson Aromatics impressing New Zealand's leading Masters of Wine

We were thrilled to read the glowing review Emma Jenkins MW and Jane Skilton MW recently published on their web site "The Independent Wine Monthly": Nelson’s Blackenbrook...

Vintage year amid virus turmoil

The Nelson Mail 1 April 2020, by Neil Hodgson I was recently reminded of an old Chinese saying 'may you live in interesting times'.  One...

Harvest 2020 completed hours before lockdown!

Well, what a week!  Together with our amazing team we managed to complete harvest 2020 just hours before the start of the lockdown.  The quality...

Hi Daniel and Ursula,Thank you so much for letting us have your grounds for the cross country today. It was such a nice spot and the... Read more

— Rob Boomer, Principal Tasman School

Hi UrsulaI recently took a bottle of your 2017 Chardonnay to my family in Wanaka.  They liked it so much, I have ordered some more for... Read more

— Helen Kitto, Richmond

Hi lovely people,  I'm in Invercargill and caring for my elderly mother after leaving the Motueka i-SITE...... and I'm homesick for Tasman! What better way... Read more

— Lois Walker, Invercargill