Celebrate the art of wine making, the passions and the pleasures, among the picturesque hills and plains of Nelson - simply unforgettable!

 






A perfect blend of wine and art

Add to your Nelson 'wineart' experience by exploring some the many art & craft studios during your tour of our wineries.  'Nelson's Creative Pathways' is a moving feast of art, craft, wine and food.

Nelson acts like a giant culture magnet attracting both artists and visitors in a fusion of creativity that exists all year round. Over 350 working artists are based throughout the region, offering a rich diversity of styles. Many Nelson artists invite visitors into their home-based studios and welcome the opportunity to talk about
their work.

On your arrival in Nelson pick up a 'Nelson's Creative Pathways' brochure from the airport, or i-SITE Visitor Information Centre.

 

 

 

 

1. Alchemy Arts and Café

 

 

 

Hugh and Saralinda MacMiIllan 

92 Bateup Road, Richmond

Phone/Fax: 03 544 5853

Email: hsmacmillan@xtra.co.nz

 

OPEN 7 DAYS except statutory holidays.  Open New Year.

•       Alchemy Café, sunny covered courtyard, licensed

•       MacMillans Ceramics and Gallery

•       Interactive decorating and wheel throwing workshops; phone to book

•       Children's playground

 

2. Gallery 8 Phill Krammer

 

 

Phill Krammer
76 Ranzau Road, Hope
Phone: 03 544 1338
Fax: 03 544 1335
Email: phill@phillkrammer.co.nz
Web: www.phillkrammer.co.nz

An intimate gallery space featuring original works by a contemporary
NZ artist. Painting acrylic on canvas in a style of his own, he chooses to show the NZ landscape in an abstract, but realist way, often surreal, drawing you into a mindscape.
Please phone to confirm viewing.

 

3. Jewellery by Dean Hawkins at Gallery 8

 

 

 

76 Ranzau Road, Hope
Phone Gallery 8: 03 544 1338
Phone Dean: 03 548 0387
Email: info@deanhawkins.co.nz
Web: www.deanhawkins.co.nz

Contemporary, original, inspired.

Renowned local artist Dean Hawkins mixes gold, silver with precious gems, local jade and paua to create
eye-catching pieces and a range of distinctively New Zealand designs.

 

4. Café in the Vineyard At Waimea Estates

 

 

 

Appleby Highway, Hope
Phone/Fax: 03 544 4963
Email: cafe@waimeaestates.co.nz
Web: www.waimeaestates.co.nz

An exceptional Nelson experience. Indoor/outdoor lunch-time dining among the vines. Cellar door tastings and sales. Nelson art and live music on Sundays.
Available for evening functions
and weddings.
Open 7 days summer 11am to 5pm
Open Wed-Sun winter 11am to 4pm

 

5. Ruby’s Bar & Café

 

 

107 Appleby Highway, Richmond
Phone: 03 544 1910 or
03 544 1908

We at Ruby’s are family orientated.

We have a childrens playground and great Kiwi food.
All beers sold on tap are locally made in Nelson.
For a refreshing difference call in.

 

 

6. Grape Escape Café & Winebar

 

 

McShane Road, Appleby, Richmond
Phone: 03 544 4341
Fax: 03 544 4340
Email: info@grapeescape.co.nz
Web: www.grapeescape.co.nz

Relaxed indoor/outdoor dining, featuring fine regional cuisine
and beverages.
Open for lunch, morning & afternoon teas seven days a week.
Evening functions by arrangement.
Grape Escape • Art - Taste - Experience

 

7. Living Light Candles

 

 

At The Grape Escape
McShane Road, Appleby, Richmond
Phone: 03 544 7712
At Shop 2A, City Centre Arcade, Trafalgar St, Nelson
Phone: 03 546 7561
At Tukurua, Takaka, Golden Bay
Phone: 03 525 7575
Email: info@livinglightcandles.com
Web: www.livinglightcandles.com

Delight your senses. Feast on colour, design and fragrance. Experience the art of candle making at it’s finest.
Open daily.

 

 

8. Cruellas Natural Fibre Boutique

 

 

Vicki McGhee & Ruth Benge
Grape Escape Complex
McShane Road, Richmond
Phone: 03 544 0063
Email: cruellas@xtra.co.nz
Web: www.cruellas.co.nz

New Zealand Creations
• Designer knitwear, patterns & yarns
• Alpaca, mohair, possum, merino, silk & more
• Homewares, hides & textiles
• Heirloom alpaca blankets, wraps & throws
• Accessories
Open 7 days

 

9. Te Mãnia Estate & Richmond Plains Wines

 

Cellar Door @ Grape Escape
McShane Road, Richmond
Phone/Fax: 03 544 4054
Email: grapeescape@tasman.net
Web: www.temaniawines.co.nz
Web: www.organicwines.co.nz

Enjoy some of Nelson’s finest wines from Te Mãnia and Richmond Plains. Visit our cellar door set in historic buildings adjoined by Arts, Crafts and the Grape Escape Café.
Winter 11.00am - 4.00pm
Summer 10.30am - 4.30pm
Grape Escape • Art - Taste - Experience

 

10. Eyebright Country Store

 

 

McShane Road, Richmond
Phone/Fax: 03 544 4977
Web: www.eyebright.co.nz

One of NZ's most famous stores
"Absolutely mindblowing"
"The most beautiful shop I've ever seen"

Set in lovely gardens on a historic site just 2 minutes from Richmond.
A huge barn showcasing a stunning array of jewellery, superb decorating ideas and thousands of sumptuous gifts.
Open 7 Days

 

11. Smart Food Appleby

 

391 Appleby Highway, Appleby
Phone: 03 544 6323
Fax: 03 544 6323
Web: www.glendenings.co.nz

STOP and savour our delicious array of freshly prepared food in a delightful garden setting.
Something for every occasion and to please every family member.
P.S. We’re also a Dairy!!

 

12. Höglund Art Glass International Glass Centre

 

 

Lansdowne Road, PO Box 3339
Richmond
Phone: 03 544 6500
Email: artglass@hoglund.co.nz
Web: www.nelson.hoglund.co.nz

Truly an experience to remember!
• Glass Gallery • Glass Museum
• Glass Art • Glass Beadmaking
• Guided Tours • Glass Jewellery
• Glassblowing Studio • Glassmaking Classes
OPEN DAILY - except Good Friday, Christmas & Boxing Days !

 

 

13. Seifried Vineyard Restaurant

 

 

Cnr SH60 & Redwood Rd, Appleby
Phone: 03 544 1555
Fax: 03 544 1700
Email: restaurant@seifried.co.nz
Web: www.seifried.co.nz

Enjoy delicious wines and a delectable lunch in our vineyard garden.
We have a wonderful children's playground as well as conference, meeting and wedding facilities.
Cellar door and restaurant open daily.

 

 


 

 

14. Stephen Robertson Potter

 

 

Hoddy Road, off Westdale Road,
off the Coastal Highway 60
Phone: 03 544 6825
Email: stephenrpotter@ts.co.nz

Check out Stephen’s gallery on the fringes of the picturesque Mapua
estuary.
Be greeted by a colourful array of bowls, vases, mugs, plates and his continually evolving range.

 

 

15. My Backporch

 

 

Bronte Rd East, off Coastal Highway 60 (Richmond to Mapua)
Phone: 03 540 2115
Email: mybackporch@clear.net.nz

• Home of Attic Folk
• Primitive and country collectables
• Quality patchwork fabrics
• Patterns • kits • classes
• Christmas and unique handcrafted gifts and cloth dolls
Quilts and crafts with amazing sea and estuary views.
Open Wed - Sun 10am - 4pm.

 

16. Bronte Gallery Robertson Art

 

 

Darryl Robertson / Lesley Jacka Robertson
Bronte Road East, Coastal Hwy 60
Phone: 03 540 2579
Email: robertson.art@xtra.co.nz
Web: www.brontegallery.co.nz

• Working artists studios / gallery overlooking the stunning Waimea Inlet
• Strong. Expressive. Innovative
• Art for the discerning collector
• Paintings. Ceramic art. Sculpture
• International honors and awards
• Worldwide courier service
Summer: Open Daily.
Winter: Wed - Sun
.

 

 

17. Serious Straws

 

 

Factory Shop
144 Aranui Road, Mapua, Nelson
Phone/Fax: 03 540 3262
Email: hats@seriousstraws.co.nz
Web: www.seriousstraws.co.nz

• Serious Straws is a hat manufacturer and importer
• Fine quality straw hats, caps and accessories
• Be fashionable functional and funky - or just comfortable
• Visit our factory shop in Mapua
• Or the Nelson Saturday Morning Market
• Or the Motueka Sunday morning Market
• Huge selection AND some great bargains !

 

18. The Naked Bun Patisserie and Café

 

 

Mapua Village Mall
66 - 68 Aranui Road, Mapua
Phone: 03 540 3656
Fax: 03 540 2029
Email: info@thenakedbun.co.nz
Web: www.thenakedbun.co.nz

Patisserie/Café with a difference
Treat yourself to a divine sweet and a wickedly good espresso. Situated in Mapua Village, offering European pastries, cakes & pies.
Open 7 days.

 

19. Tessa Mae’s with attitude

 

 

Glenys and John Osmond
Village Mall 66 - 68 Aranui Road, Mapua
Phone/Fax: 03 540 2799

Tessa Mae’s has upmarket gifts for all tastes:
• Beautiful silk & cotton cushions.
• Italian & Polish glassware
• Jewellery, bags, linen & furniture
• A ‘Top Shop’
• Something special
Open 7 days

 

20. Betty Salter - Artist

 

 

52 Aranui Road, Mapua
Phone: 03 540 3622
Email: bettys@in2net.co.nz
Web: www.bettysalterart.co.nz

Portraits of animals and people, Landscapes, Fantasy art. In oils or pastels.
Commissions, private sales. Paintings in private collections throughout world.
Open most days 10am - 5pm.
Other times by appointment.
Welcome to phone.

 

21. Touch the Sea Aquarium and Gift Store

 

 

The Wharf, MAPUA
Phone: 03 540 3557

• Step into the enchanting underwater world of NZ sealife
• Sharks, stingrays, seahorses, octopus, crayfish, eels, touch pools plus much more!
• Nelson’s best family attraction!
• Sea and natural themed giftware for all ages and occasions
Open 7 days 

 

22. Smokehouse Café & Bar

 

 

Shed 3, Mapua Wharf, Aranui Rd, Mapua
Phone: 03 540 2280
Fax: 03 540 3694
Email: smokehouse@iconz.co.nz
Web: www.smokehouse.co.nz

Award Winning Café

Voted in top 5 to visit in country by Lonely Planet. Showcases their renown hot smoked products and top local wines. Superb relaxing location on Waimea Estuary at Mapua.

 

23. Flax Restaurant & Bar

 

 

Shed 1, Mapua Wharf, Aranui Rd, Mapua
Phone: 03 540 2028
Fax: 03 540 2029
Email: flax@flax.co.nz

An eclectic mix of Asian, Thai & Kiwi flavours to the menu.
Voted top 5 to visit by Lonely Planet. Amazing location on Old Mapua Wharf.
Superb wine list.

 

24. The Farm Studio,
Home of The Garden of Holland Art School

 

 

56 Marriages Road, RD1
Tasman, Nelson
Phone: 03 540 3889
Email: thefarmstudio@xtra.co.nz
Web: www.gardenofholland.co.nz

The Farm Studio offers high quality handcrafted goods:
• Country craft
• Woodturning
• Restored and original furniture
• Garden sculpture workshops
• Original artworks

 

 

25. Jester House

 

 

Judy and Steve Richards
Coastal Highway, Tasman.
phone 03 526 6742
Email: lunch@jesterhouse.co.nz
Web: www.jesterhouse.co.nz

Nelson's unique country café serves the whole family a slice of paradise with their lunch.
While you're here enjoy handfeeding our tame eels or just relax in the tastes and spirit of Nelson.
A Nelson icon not to missed.
Open for lunch, morning & afternoon tea 7 days a week. Dinner Fri & Sat.


 

 

26. Marion Towns

 

 

Old Tasman Post Office
Main Coastal Highway, Tasman
Phone: 03 526 6091 (work)
Phone: 03 545 2962 (home)
Fax: 03 545 2963
Email: artistnz@ihug.co.nz
Web: www.mariontowns.co.nz

Vibrant pastel landscapes and figurative work.
Originals and commissions available direct from artist’s studio at the Old Tasman Post Office.
Open Tuesdays to Sundays.


 

27. Up the Garden Path Café/Gallery

 

 

Jeff Drummond and Leanne Addison
473 High Street, Motueka
Phone/Fax: 03 528 9588
Email: art@totallytasman.co.nz

Unique and relaxing - Up the Garden Path offers you an experience you won’t forget!
Alfresco dining in our beautiful garden setting with fine artworks from around
New Zealand.
Opening hours 9am - 5pm.
Open to 7pm in the height of summer.


 

 


 
 

 

28. Riverside Café

 

 

Moutere Highway
Phone: 03 526 7447
Email: taste@riverside-cafe.co.nz
Web: www.riverside-cafe.co.nz

Riverside Café is the enchanting entrance to Riverside Community, established by pacifists in 1941.

Recommended by Cuisine Magazine and featured in North and South Magazine.
Local wines. Organic coffee. Unique.

 

29. Neudorf Vineyards

 

 

Tim and Judy Finn
Neudorf Road, Upper Moutere
Phone: 03 543 2643
Fax: 03 543 2955
Email: wine@neudorf.co.nz
Web: www.neudorf.co.nz

Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Gris.
Order online and we will deliver to your door throughout New Zealand and the world.
Our vineyard garden and wine cellar are open Sept to the end of May.

 

 

30. Neudorf Dairy

 

 

Brian Beuke
230 Neudorf Road, Upper Moutere
Phone/Fax: 03 543 2789
Email: neudorf@xtra.co.nz
Web: www.neudorfdairy.co.nz

Cheese made from milk produced by our herd of East Friesian sheep.
• Retail outlet
• View cheese making
• Watch sheep milking
Sheep’s milk cheese handcrafted in the traditions of Europe.

 

31. Moutere Gold

 

 

Joanne Costar
The Old Post Office
Upper Moutere Village
Phone: 03 543 2780
Email: Joanne@mouteregold.co.nz
Web: www.mouteregold.co.nz

Moutere Gold is your local farm store which produces and stocks a wide range of delicious food and homeware items including preserves, hazelnut oil, salamis, olives, fresh gourmet vege and more . . .

 

32. Katie Gold Clay Artist Owen Bartlett Pottery

 

 

 

Katie Gold and Owen Bartlett
Upper Moutere Village
(opposite school)
Phone/Fax: 03 543 2544
Email: katie_gold@paradise.net.nz

Katie Gold - Clay ArtistUnique wrapped and layered vessel forms.
Owen Bartlett Pottery
Designer hand-made tableware.

 

33. Melissa Floyd Artist in Clay

 

 

229 George Harvey Road, RD1 Mahana, Upper Moutere
Phone/Fax: 03 543 2666
Email: sandmfloyd@clear.net.nz

Melissa’s work is displayed in a relocated historic cottage adding to the charm, intrigue and beauty of crystalline glazed platters and tiles. Sculptural forms in paper clay, reflect Victorian architectural features which add interest and variety to complement the cottage gallery.
Open school holidays, weekends, when the sign is out or a car is in
the driveway.


 

34. David Kemp - Artist

 

 

Dominion Road, Mahana
Phone: 03 540 3720
Mobile: 021 183 1668
Fax: 03 540 3720
Email: dk@davidkemp.co.nz
Web: www.davidkemp.co.nz

Bold re-presentations in oil of the stunning local landscape and other aspects of local identity including coastlines, vineyards, fruit and flowers.
Usually open Thurs - Sun or by arrangement.


 

35. Woollaston Estates

 

School Rd, off Old Coach Rd, Mahana, Nelson
Phone: 03 543 2817
Fax: 03 543 2317
Email: wine@woollaston.co.nz
Web: www.woollaston.co.nz

High quality distinctive wines produced in a gravity-fed winery built into the hillside. Picnic lawn with stunning views and small gallery displaying works of Toss Woollaston.
Tastings 7 days, 11am - 4.30pm January and February, Labour Weekend and Easter, or by appointment..

 

 

36. Anna Barnett Pottery

 

 

Deepdale Road, Sunrise Valley
RD1, Upper Moutere
Phone/Fax: 03 543 2601
Email: annabarnett@xtra.co.nz

Well worth visiting 3km up Sunrise Valley is Anna’s pottery studio where you will find a great range of decorative and functional pottery with exciting colour combinations and techniques including Raku.
Open most days - 9am - 5pm - you’re welcome to phone. Well signposted.

 

37. Redwood Cellars

 

 

523 Moutere Highway, RD1, Richmond, Nelson
Phone: 03 544 2706
Fax: 03 544 2645
Email: sales@redwoodcellars.co.nz
Web: www.redwoodcellars.co.nz


Looking for a creative winery a little bit out of the ordinary?
Redwood Cellars has a delicious range of award winning Fruit Wines, Ciders, Liqueurs and Mulled Wines. Judged NZ’s Best Cider 2006 & 2005. Home of NZ’s Best Red Fruit Wine 2006 (Blackcurrant).
Open 7 days.

 

38. Pumpshed Pottery

 

 

Peter Stewart
Moutere Highway - Redwoods Valley (opposite go kart raceway)
Phone/Fax: 03 544 1824
Email: pstewart@pumpshed-pottery.co.nz

Fresh, innovative, unique
• Large sculptures
• Murals and wall hanging plates
• Fish art
• Masks
• Big range of unusual ideas
• Works sent worldwide

 

39. Vespers Café & Winebar

 

 

Martyn and Debbie Caesar
3 Ellis Street, Brightwater
Phone: 03 542 3480Fax: 03 542 3290
Email: m&d.caesar@xtra.co.nz

• Historic Church
• Lovely garden setting
• Fresh seasonal cuisine
• Local wine and beers
• Accommodation
Relax and enjoy coffee, lunch or dinner in a unique setting.

 

40. McGlashen Pottery

 

 

Royce and Trudi McGlashen
128 Ellis Street, Brightwater
opposite Brightwater Hotel, SH6, 21km south of Nelson
Phone/Fax: 03 542 3585
Email: pottery@ts.co.nz
Web: www.roycemcglashen.co.nz

One of New Zealand's leading potters producing a wide range of contemporary tableware including an appealing range of textured shell bowls, plus ceramic art pieces
and paintings.

 

 

41. Kiah Crafts

 

 

Ron and Lorraine Karsten
133 River Terrace Road, Brightwater
Left turn at Brightwater Tavern, situated opposite Mt Heslington intersection
Phone: 03 542 3264

• Rimu furniture
• Oil paintings
• Pottery - bright colours
• Gallery in colourful garden setting
• Native fauna and flora designs
• Decorative and domestic ware
• Wind chimes

 

 

42. Glendenings Artisan Bakery

 

 

12 Clifford Road, SH6, Wakefield
Phone: 03 541 9787
Fax: 03 541 9787
Email: info@glendenings.co.nz
Web: www.glendenings.co.nz

Renowned for our Artisan breads, homemade pies, hand crafted pastries and International best selling shortbread.
Glendenings elegantly combines the best of European baking traditions with well loved Kiwi favourites.

 

 

43. Craft Potters Nelson Inc.

 

 

202 Ranzau Road West, Hope,
off SH6 between Richmond & Brightwater
Phone: 03 544 5172
Email: craftpotters@clear.net.nz
Web: www.nzpotters.com

Domestic ware - lustre-ware - raku - sculpture - handcrafted by club members and guest exhibitors. Also work by resident potter Alan Ballard.
Open: Daily 10am - 4pm, Sundays
1pm - 4pm September - April and
11am - 3pm daily May - August excluding Sun and Mon. Major credit cards and EFTPOS accepted.

 

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