Family Inspired Dish Reaches Rare Fare Top 5

Family Inspired Dish Reaches Rare Fare Top 5

    Feast Marlborough weekend may be over for 2018, but one chef at the Saint Clair Vineyard Kitchen is still riding high after having her Rare Fare Competition dish named a finalist by Cuisine Magazine. The competition was … [Read more...]

Twelve Years of Half Marathons for Judy

Twelve Years of Half Marathons for Judy

When Saint Clair Family Estate became the naming sponsor of the Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon 12 years ago, managing director Judy Ibbotson wasn’t a runner. “I said to Neal [Ibbotson], ‘I wonder if I could do that’, and he said, ‘You can do … [Read more...]

Neal looks back on 40 years in the Marlborough Wine Industry

Neal looks back on 40 years in the Marlborough Wine Industry

This year marks 40 years since Neal and Judy Ibbotson began their grape growing venture, after answering an ad by Montana looking for contract growers in Marlborough. “We didn’t know a lot about it, really, but our land was free draining, and … [Read more...]

Work Place Safety Minister Visits Saint Clair Family Estate

Work Place Safety Minister Visits Saint Clair Family Estate

Health and safety practices and employment issues were at the forefront when Hon Iain Lees-Galloway, Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, Immigration and ACC, visited the winery last week. Saint Clair Family Estate was selected as one of a … [Read more...]

Another Year, Another Vintage

Another Year, Another Vintage

Another year has flown by at Saint Clair Family Estate, bringing  a fresh vintage of wines to the market, and sending staff jet setting across the globe. We took a look back at the year that was at Saint Clair, which has seen staff travel (armed … [Read more...]

Summer Menu at the Vineyard Kitchen

Summer Menu at the Vineyard Kitchen

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 … [Read more...]

Saint Clair Wedding Celebration for Marlborough Couple

Saint Clair Wedding Celebration for Marlborough Couple

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 … [Read more...]

Ten Years on the Saint Clair Team

Ten Years on the Saint Clair Team

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, … [Read more...]

Saint Clair Wins Champion Gewürztraminer

Saint Clair Wins Champion Gewürztraminer

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 … [Read more...]

Winery Cellar Coordinator Job

Winery Cellar Coordinator Job

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 … [Read more...]