Elegant venue in beautiful vineyard setting. With its unique ambiance, premium Martinborough wines, and fantastic cuisine, Murdoch James Estate is the perfect place to celebrate your next special occasion. For function and wedding bookings and information, please contact us 06 306 9165 or fill in the form on the Contact page and we’ll be in touch. n a South Wairarapa valley in the North Island of New Zealand, you?ll find the town of Martinborough – a picturesque village surrounded by premium boutique wineries including the renowned Murdoch James Estate. Hills lining the valley give shelter from the wind and rain as well as providing a stunning backdrop to the town. Cold winters, with snow on the ranges, and hot dry summers followed by long dry autumns provide ideal conditions for the cool climate grape varieties grown here. ?Martinborough, world famous for its combination of highly suitable soil types and favourable climate, enables passionate winemakers to produce wines of finesse and character.?