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Summer Menu at the Vineyard Kitchen

07 December 2017
We’ve begun serving our brand new summer menu at the Saint Clair Vineyard Kitchen, with a range of dishes set to delight alongside some award-winning wines this summer. We’ll be open every day of the summer holidays, bar Christmas Day and Boxing Day, and we look forward to seeing you in the coming months. So, [...]

Saint Clair Wedding Celebration for Marlborough Couple

21 November 2017
A bride with a long-running connection to Saint Clair Family Estate took it a step further last week, when she married her husband in one of our vineyards overlooking Marlborough. Courtney MacKay’s connection to the Saint Clair family began before she was even born, when her mum Sandra formed a friendship with Sarina, the eldest Ibbotson daughter. [...]

Ten Years on the Saint Clair Team

18 October 2017
When faced with the job of transitioning a business from its traditional accounting system to a digital one, many would dread the thought. But Saint Clair Family Estate then-Accounts Assistant, Tracey Gilmore, embraced the task. This week, Tracey is celebrating 10 years at the winery and points to being a part of making that move [...]

Saint Clair Wins Champion Gewürztraminer

12 October 2017
Saint Clair Family Estate has picked up the award for Champion Gewürztraminer at the New Zealand Aromatic Wine Competition for 2017. The award, presented to the Pioneer Block 12 Lone Gum Gewürztraminer, recognises a variety which makes up less than 1 per cent of wine production at the winery. Winemaker Heather Stewart says it was [...]

Winery Cellar Coordinator Job

03 October 2017
Saint Clair Family Estate is proud to be a family-owned winery located in the heart of Marlborough, New Zealand. Our quality wines are internationally recognised and it’s a real team effort to help produce and distribute these wines throughout the world. Reporting to the Senior Winemakers, this is a key position requiring a highly-motivated person [...]

Saint Clair Plays Host to WSET Exam

07 September 2017
Eight Saint Clair Family Estate staff members are waiting to find out if their hard work has paid off after sitting their Level 2 Wines & Spirits exam. The proportion of Saint Clair staff members sitting the qualification last week was so high that the three-day course was held at Saint Clair Family Estate Winery. [...]

Saint Clair Home to Rowing World Champion

13 June 2017
We have a world champion in our midst at Saint Clair Family Estate, after our Export Manager brought home two world titles from the World Masters Games. Sarah Lissaman, pictured front, right, headed to Lake Karapiro with her fellow Blenheim Rowing Club masters rowers in April, where she put her best foot forward with rowing [...]

From Classroom to Winery with Saint Clair Vintage 2017

19 April 2017
We love this time of year, when people from all walks of life, and all corners of the globe come together to pursue their shared passion, making wine, with us at Saint Clair Family Estate. This year, there are 35 extra staff members from America, Argentina, France, Belgium, China, Malaysia, Czech Republic, Italy, Austria, Sweden, [...]

The Year That Was

21 December 2016
Woah! What a year it’s been for Saint Clair Family Estate. So much has happened in the last 360-odd days that it’s hard to keep track. With the dawn of yet another New Year quickly approaching, we’ve taken a look back through some of our highlights of the year that was. Here’s a taste of [...]

Vineyard Kitchen makes Top 20

23 November 2016
A “perfectly prepared” venison short loin has seen the Saint Clair Vineyard Kitchen secure a place in the top 20 of the 2016 Silver Fern Farms Premier Selection Awards. Head chef Keith Gregory put the dish together, serving the meat medium rare, and pairing it with as much Marlborough produce as he could source. His [...]