Marlborough is New Zealand’s most important wine region. Situated at the northeastern tip of the South Island, this dry, sunny region is home to more than 500 growers and produces more than three-quarters of all New Zealand wine.
At a latitude of 41.5 degrees south – around the same latitude as Salt Lake City or Rome in the northern hemisphere. The climate is cooler in the summer than those places because of the ocean close by.
In the summer, December to March, the average daily maximum temperature is around 24 C. That is the average though, we have many days where the temperature is creeping up to about 30 C. 32 C