Welcome to Caythorpe Family Estate

A property steeped in history and built on the love of the land,
Caythorpe is 100% family owned and operated, founded in 1880 by patriarch David Bishell.
Caythorpe represents the very best of Marlborough - we invite you to enjoy it with us.

 

Our Story & History

Our Story & History

Situated on the Central Wairau Plains, Caythorpe Family Estate was established 137 years ago as an arable cropping and livestock property. After five generations of nurturing and management by the Bishell family, Caythorpe now also boasts world class vineyards and two hectares of premium cherry orchard.

The Caythorpe Story

Our Products

Our Products

Our first vineyards were planted in 1987 on some of the most fertile soils in Marlborough. Our wine is a representation of everything that makes Caythorpe unique. Estate grown and attention to detail from vineyard to the bottle ensures you will enjoy the very best of Marlborough in every glass.

Cherries have also been an integral part of our farm for more than 30 years. High winter chill hours, warm spring days and minimal December rainfall provides an ideal environment for growing this favourite delicacy. Big and bursting with flavour, Caythorpe cherries are a taste sensation ready to be enjoyed.