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Clos Henri Vineyard

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Special place away from the crowds

You will need a car to reach this winery or join a wine tour. This vineyard is unique and has... read more

Reviewed today
Alipa50
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Chapel 💒 of wine!

Do visit here for a wine tasting. The cellar door is a converted chapel. The staff are expert the... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2018
andyg2017
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed today via mobile

You will need a car to reach this winery or join a wine tour. This vineyard is unique and has different soil types hence wine grown on vines in different soils results in different characteristic wines. You can clearly taste the difference between the clay...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Alipa50
Reviewed 21 December 2018 via mobile

Do visit here for a wine tasting. The cellar door is a converted chapel. The staff are expert the wine excellent and the family story is fascinating and well told. What’s not to like?

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank andyg2017
ClosHenri7271, Manager at Clos Henri Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Dear Andyg2017, Thank you so much for your review we really appreciate your kind words regarding our Cellar Door Host and our wines. We hope to see again at Clos Henri. Kind regards Cynthia

Reviewed 19 December 2018

They only serve 4 types of wine, 2 Sauvignon blanc and 2 pinot noir. Wine tasting is not free, unless you have purchase. The outside of the chapel is very insta-worthy.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank teot577
ClosHenri7271, Manager at Clos Henri Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Dear Teot577, Thank you for your review. Indeed at Clos Henri we are growing only Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir grapes but each wines are very different and the Cellar Door Host is able to explain why. Compare to Europe or other countries it is...More

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

A wonderful visit t France without leaving New Zealand. Lea was a fantastic host, interesting and informative and it’s so good to hear the French accent. The wines are fantastic and if you have a little extra time stop and have the cheese platter it’s...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Love_good_times_NZ
ClosHenri7271, Manager at Clos Henri Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Dear Philip M, What's an amazing review! Thank you for your kind words and to congratulate Lea who is working hard in the Cellar Door. Cynthia

Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Visited on a beautiful sunny day which only helped the experience...great hosts at the cellar door...good wine knowledge...explanations about the varied terroir and beautiful wines. Also had a wonderful platter of French and Marlborough cheeses...the chapel is special and we loved our visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank leightons2016
ClosHenri7271, Manager at Clos Henri Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Dear Leighton S, It is always a pleasure to read a good review. We thank you for your comment and hope to see you again in New Zealand. Cynthia

Reviewed 2 February 2018

This French owned winery offers good traditional style wine in possibly the most romantic and cutest cellar door in Marlborough with friendly non arrogant service. Take note Cloudy Bay!. There is a small $5 fee to taste but I think it was worth it. Considering...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank locosfc
ClosHenri7271, Manager at Clos Henri Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Dear Locosfc, Thank you for your message and your explanation. It is always interested for us to understand our clients and your point of view. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and thank you for visiting us even if we know we...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We‘ve just been overwhelmed by the subtle quality of the offered wines at Clos Henri. The service has been very friendly and the atmosphere in the tasting place, a former chapel, is just charming.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank BURGWIN
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Great wines but you have to organise a tasting beforehand they’re about five kilometres from Renwick up the Wairau ValleyMore

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Kaizasulza
closhenri72712015, Guest Relations Manager at Clos Henri Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you very much for your review, we are sorry to hear we were not able to welcome you for a tasting last Saturday. Our tasting room is open continuously from Monday to Friday (10am - 4pm) and we open the weekend by appointment only....More

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

My hour or so spent at Clos Henri, in the adorable chapel was made extremely wonderful by the unpretenous, knowledegable, petite french lady. She guided me through the differences in the pinot and sav grown in the different soils. Twas a lovely afternoon. (Although i...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank tobiasi104
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The tasting room was an actual chapel and is cute as a button. French owners have created an inviting and attractive spot. Beautiful grounds.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Soulefulltraveler
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