Top awards, exciting wine events and celebrations at our Nelson winery

Easter Tasting Days

 Blackenbrook Sauvignon Blanc 2019 grapes from sunny Nelson, New ZealandA wonderful harvest has come to an end and our young wines are busily fermenting at the Winery.

To celebrate Nature's Bounty we'd love to invite you round to our Easter Tasting Days.

Mouth-watering wines, home-made Swiss bread, winery tours with the maker him-self and extra-tempting wine specials will be on offer.

We'll be open Saturday to Monday, 20 - 22 April,  from 1 to 5pm.

Hope you can make it, 
cheers
Daniel & Ursula Schwarzenbach
with Thomas and Isabelle

Free Tasting at Blackenbrook Winery
51 Baldwin Rd, Tasman
20 - 22 April 2019, 1 - 5pm

 


Celebrate International Woman's Day with us!

 

Award-winning New Zealand Woman in WineFour New Zealand Woman in Wine, four Family Wineries, one unique Winemaker’s Dinner held at Gusto at the Grand at Auckland's SKYCITY - an International Woman's Day celebration not to be missed!  

The talented chefs at Gusto at the Grand have created four mouth-watering courses to harmonise with the wines from:

Helen Masters from Ata Rangi, Martinborough

Katherine Jacobs from Big Sky, Martinborough

Vic Tutton from the Boneline, Waipara

and our own wines from sunny Nelson.

The dinner and wine matching has skillfully been organised in collaboration with Caro's Wine Merchants in Parnell.

My friends Vic, Katherine and Helen, and I will lead you through the night and can't wait to take you on a vinous journey around our beautiful country!

Let's celebrate together! 
Best Wishes
Ursula Schwarzenbach

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Woman in Wine Dinner
Friday 8 March, 6.30pm

Gusto at the Grand, SKYCITY, Auckland
$120 per person
Bookings to reservations@gustoatthegrand.co.nz or phone 09 363 7030


Blackenbrook Winery open for Tasting this Waitangi Weekend!

Daniel and Ursula Schwarzenbach at their family winery in Nelson, New ZealandOur winery doors will be wide open this Waitangi weekend. Please call in for a sip of tasty Blackenbrook wine and a little chat on your way home from the beach!

We'll be open from Saturday to Monday, 1pm to 5pm. Of course we will once again serve home-made Swiss bread and run some fantastic specials, available at the Winery or by phone, email or from our web site.

We would love to see you!
Warm Regards
Daniel & Ursula Schwarzenbach

Blackenbrook Tasting Weekend:
6 - 8 Feb 2016, 1 - 5 pm
51 Baldwin Rd, Tasman
Free tasting, all welcome!


Wine Nelson New Release Tasting on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Wine Nelson New Release TastingIt'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 wines, this is a night not to be missed!  There will be more than 100 newly released wines to try, gourmet nibbles and live music. What are you looking forward to trying? Be the first to taste Nelson's New Release Wines of 2015 and meet local award winning winemakers.

Tickets cost $40 which includes all wine tastings, gourmet canapés and entertainment. Tickets are strictly limited and can be purchased online so grab a friend and book now!

Wine Nelson New Release Tasting
The Boathouse, Nelson
Tuesday, 22 September, 5.30 - 7.30pm
Tickets $40, book online


Peckham cider and Blackenbrook wine tasting at the Tasman General Store

Lance Draper of the fabulous Tasman General StoreThe 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 and we will show for the very first time our 2015 vintage alongside the trophy-winning Gewurztraminer 2014.

This promises to be a social evening - hope you can make it!

Free cider & wine tasting 
Friday 11th September, 5.30 - 7pm
The Tasman General Store, Aporo Rd, Tasman

 


Tasting Weekend at our gravity-fed Winery

Nelson Pinot Noir ready to be pressed in our Family WineryThe grapes are in, the young wines are fermenting nicely and we all had a good sleep to recover from the fairly intense Harvest 2015… now it’s the perfect time to open our Winery one last time this season!

Call in for a taste of delicious Blackenbrook wine this Anzac Weekend. Of course we will once again serve home-made Swiss bread and run some fantastic specials, available at the Winery or by phone, email or from our web site.


We would love to see you!
Warm Regards
Daniel & Ursula Schwarzenbach

Blackenbrook Tasting Weekend:
25 - 27 April, 1 - 5 pm
51 Baldwin Rd, Tasman
Free tasting, all welcome!

 


 

 


              


 

 

 

 

  


Winemaker's Dinner at Nelson's Comida Restaurant

Family Reserve Nelson Gewurztraminer 2010 This summer Comida Restaurant is celebrating outstanding Nelson wine and their winemakers in a series of Winemaker's Dinners.  

Talented chef Leila Byrd and our winemaker Daniel have put their heads together and came up with a mouth-watering six-course menu perfectly matching five of our top wines:

Blackenbrook Muscat 2014 

served with pan-seared Nelson scallops on a fennel & apple purée 
with radish carpaccio and a dash of chilli oil 

Blackenbrook Reserve Chardonnay 2013

served with slow-roasted and crackled pork belly
stuffed with walnuts and prunes, green beans, 
poached apple and an apple & cider jus

Blackenbrook Reserve Pinot Noir 2012

served with Moroccan spiced lamb back-strap
on a freekeh and mint & medjool-date salad
with pomegranate dressing, & pistachio-crusted goats cheese.

Interlude: A refreshing mint and Granny-Smith apple Granita

Blackenbrook Montepulciano 2013

served with crispy-skin confit duck on braised beluga lentils
with caramelised apple and red cabbage

Blackenbrook Reserve Gewürztraminer 2010

served with a Tarte Tatin with local Mahana red apples
with a vanilla bean creme-anglaise , cinnamon ice cream and a toffee lattice.

Blackenbrook Wine Dinner
Saturday 28 February, 6pm
$120 per person or $100 per person for groups of 4 or more
Please book online or call by ringing 03 546 7964


Family-Winery open for tasting this Waitangi Weekend


Award-winning wines and home-made bread at the Blackenbrook wineryThe famous Blackenbrook Open Days are back – we'll be open for tasting this Waitangi Weekend Friday to Sunday, 1pm to 5pm.

Call into our Winery to taste our newly released Family Reserve Chardonnay 2013 alongside the stunning wines from the 2014 vintage.

Of course we will once again serve our home-made Swiss bread and run some tempting specials, available at the Winery or by phone, email or from our web site.

Free Tasting
Friday 6 Feb - Sunday 8 Feb, 1 - 5 pm
Blackenbrook Winery, 51 Baldwin Rd, Tasman
(turn off at the Tasman General Store)

Hope you can make it!


Tasting Weekend at Blackenbrook Vineyard

Tasting award-winning wines from sunny NelsonThe famous Blackenbrook Open Days are back – we’ll once again be open for tasting this Labour Weekend, 25 - 27 October, 1pm to 5pm.

Call into our Winery to taste our Trophy-winning Pinot Gris 2013 alongside the new releases from the stunning 2014 vintage. 

Of course we will once again serve our home-made Swiss bread and run some tempting specials during the tasting days, available at the Winery or by phone, email or from our Web Site.

Blackenbrook Winery, 51 Baldwin Rd, Tasman (turn off at Tasman Store)
25 - 27 October 2014, 1 – 5pm
Free Tasting

 

 


Blackenbrook winery open for tasting this Easter

The famous Blackenbrook Open Days are back – we’ll once again be open for tasting from Easter Saturday to Monday, 1pm to 5pm.

Our elegant Chardonnay 2012 and Family Reserve Pinot Noir 2012 are finally ready for release.  We are proud to unveil these two stylish wines from a small and very special vintage.

Call into our Winery to taste the new releases together with other Blackenbrook favourites and our home-made Swiss bread.

Of course we will once again run some tempting specials during the tasting days, available at the Winery or by phone, email or from our Web Site.

Blackenbrook Winery, 51 Baldwin Rd, Tasman (turn off at Tasman Store)
19 – 21 April 2014, 1 – 5pm
Free Tasting 

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