Black Cottage Cricket Festival

back for 2021! Nestled amongst vineyards, olive trees, the Black Cottage and lying alongside Marlborough’s Opawa River is the Black Cottage Cricket Ground, a ground well known for hosting a good time. The 2021 match of the year will see the United Country and Vineyard, The Willows and Clifton County cricket clubs play for the [...]

Backyard Cricket

The backyard of Black Cottage Wines is now home to the Black Cottage Cricket Ground! In his spare time, Black Cottage Wines founder Dave Clouston captains the United Country Vineyard Country (UCVC) cricket team. The team played without a home ground for many years but in August 2020 Black Cottage Wines announced that the previously [...]


Great new look - same delicious wine! We’ve rebranded with a bold new logo, distinctive stripe cap and new environmentally friendly light weight bottles. To celebrate the new branding, we're running a New Zealand promotion and you could be in to win a weekend for four at the Black Cottage in Marlborough. Simply purchase any bottle [...]

Rhythm and Alps

Black Cottage is the official wine supplier for the Rhythm and Alps 2019! Black Cottage will be the exclusive wine for sale at the epic three-day music event which hosts 10,000 party goers and over fifty international and local artists. Rhythm and Alps Festival Director, Alex Turnbull, said “The team are really proud to be [...]

Top 100

Black Cottage Sauvignon Blanc 2017 is in the Top 100 Value Wines of 2018! A top USA wine publication, Wine and Spirits Magazine, has just listed Black Cottage Sauvignon Blanc 2017 in their TOP 100 VALUE WINES of 2018 and awarded the wine an amazing 92 points. "This is great news for Black Cottage and [...]

Sauvignon Blanc Finalist

Black Cottage Sauvignon Blanc 2016 is awarded Top 5 Finalist in Winestate Magazine! Winestate Magazine has just published their Wine of Year Special Edition 2016. And Black Cottage Sauvignon Blanc 2016 is a TOP 5 FINALIST in the Sauvignon Blanc category! Winestate is Australia’s leading independent wine magazine and the country’s oldest wine publication. Moreover [...]

New World Gold

Black Cottage Sauvignon Blanc 2016 wins GOLD at the New World Wine Awards! Black Cottage Sauvignon Blanc 2016 has just won a gold medal at the 2016 New World Wine Awards. “There were a record number of entries in this year’s show.” notes Winemaker Dave Clouston, “1,319 wines were judged from 159 wineries, so it [...]