The Spring Table

The bold flavours and fresh feel of this collection of recipes created by Kelly Gibney and styled by Città stylist Sam van Kan are a wonderful match for the trio of Nautilus Estate aromatics. Ideal to share with friends as the weather warms up.Serve these delicious dips with rustic crackers, fresh sourdough and plenty of raw vegetables. Roasted carrot & miso dip 4 medium carrots – trimmed and peeled…
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Spring Aromas

At Nautilus we make a trio of what we call ‘aromatic’ wines.  We introduced the 1st of these – Pinot Gris, in 2000.  Back then Pinot Gris was considered an ‘alternative’ variety and there was very little planted. If fact we were one of the first to plant in Marlborough.  Now this variety is very popular with consumers and is grown and enjoyed throughout the…
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The Paper Nautilus Sauvignon Blanc

The beautiful and mysterious Paper Nautilus is rarely seen in the open ocean but occasionally washes up on secluded beaches around the Marlborough Sounds. With its paper-like shells, its delicate geometry and feather-weight texture, this distant cousin of the Nautilus in our logo has become the inspiration for a new direction of Sauvignon Blanc winemaking for the Nautilus team. 30 years’ experience has led us…
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A Winter Dinner with The Paper Nautilus

We are loving Kelly Gibney’s latest creation, this match is a unique and delicious combination of flavours, perfect for this time of the year. Crispy skinned fish w/ roasted fennel & white bean puree Serves 4 Olive and caper sauce 10 pitted Sicilian green olives 1 tablespoon capers Large handful fresh mint leaves Large handful fresh parsley 1/2 cup good quality olive oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice…
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It’s time to share with Mum!

The best thing to do during Mother’s Day is to spend time with your loved ones, and the ideal setting is around the table. Kelly Gibney created a beautiful cake for you to impress your Mum, family and friends. The soft spice notes added to this recipe and the toffee flavour of coconut sugar make this Autumnal cake feel perfect for the season, and the…
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A Vintage Meal

  During vintage  we all work very hard and a good meal is essential to keep you going.  When we are working shifts we work in with local catering company BV Gourmet who provided with delicious nutritious meals and we can simply re-heat and eat for lunch or dinner to keep the crew going.  Of course occasionally we get the opportunity to relax a bit…
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