Cloudy Bay needs no introduction. Such a successful exercise of branding and styling means that everybody knows about this now iconic NZ producer. Established in 1985 by the Cape Mentelle team from Western Australia, The is committed to producing ‘wines of region’ and strives to enhance the pure, bracing flavours and stunning vibrancy, naturally afforded by the climate and soils of Marlborough. This unique and cool wine region enjoys a maritime climate with the longest hours of sunshine of any place in New Zealand. The winery takes its name from the bay at the eastern extremity of the Wairau Valley, which was named Cloudy Bay by Captain Cook on his voyage to New Zealand in 1770.