At the Black Cottage they are dedicated to producing a range of wines full of ‘gusto’. Combining select parcels of fruit with modern and alternative winemaking techniques, they strive to create very special wines which are approachable and delicious. The Black Cottage, situated in the heart of the Wairau Valley, where winemaker David Clouston lives and spends quality time with friends and family. It is also the quiet space in which he contemplates and constructs the very special wines on which he has built a fine reputation.
Welcome to the Black Cottage, once you try the wines you will not want to try any others!
Winemaker David Clouston spent a number of years working at wineries in the USA, France, Spain and Chile before returning to his native Marlborough, and now lives in a black-painted wooden cottage in the Wairau Valley after which the winery is named.