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Allan Scott Family Winemakers

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Wow, just amazing!

Just amazing. Highly recommend! Also, you may be lucky enough to meet a cutest little dog "Digby... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
pavedog
Nothing changes still great place to go

excellent lunch, very good service and a great warm welcome. Pinot Gris was good as well.Pasta was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
O1424OVrichardc
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Allan Scott is one of the true pioneers and a name synonymous with New Zealand’s acclaimed Marlborough region, having been involved with the planting of the region’s first vineyard in 1973. In June 2011 he was awarded with a Queens Birthday honour...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just amazing. Highly recommend! Also, you may be lucky enough to meet a cutest little dog "Digby" while your there. He's a keeper.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pavedog
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Allan Scott Family Winemakers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit, and Digby wasn't too cheeky. We look forward to seeing you soon. Digby says 'Woof'

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wine tasting was great - plenty to choose from and of a good quality. Then we went to the restaurant. The food was good but the service and the attitude of some some of the staff was terrible. It did ruin what otherwise could...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul M
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Allan Scott Family Winemakers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Please accept my apologies for any poor service. We are working hard to rectify this, and train new staff. We do hope you will try us again, as we are hoping for a 10/10 rating. :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit to Alan Scott’s cellar door was mixed. The place itself is beautifully presented & nice to visit & we enjoyed our tasting with a friendly & knowledgeable staff. The restaurant experience was different; staff attitude when we first walked in made me want...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Thomotravel
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Allan Scott Family Winemakers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm so sorry you had a poor experience in our restaurant recently. We are working hard to improve our service, and train new staff, so I do hope you will try us again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent lunch, very good service and a great warm welcome. Pinot Gris was good as well.Pasta was excellent and well worth the wait

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank O1424OVrichardc
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Allan Scott Family Winemakers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was very friendly but they were not very well organised. We had to wait for our food over an hour and when it arrived it was cold. We would not go back, which is very sad because the setting is beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dominiqueniederer
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Allan Scott Family Winemakers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Dominique. I'm sorry you had a disappointing time in our restaurant. We are working hard to improve our service, and do hope you will try us again.

Reviewed 30 October 2018

Strange as it may sound, we chose Allan Scott's at random while visiting Blenheim, as we only had time for one winery visit on the way to Picton and this was it. Wow ! I had underestimated just how wonderful their wine is, from Cecilia...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GrayMcGowan
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Allan Scott Family Winemakers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Wow, I love this review. Thank you so much. It is so nice to hear that everything we strive for was mentioned - great wine, great food, great service in a relaxing environment. We do hope to see you again. Enjoy your wines.

Reviewed 28 October 2018

Great wine tasting with lovely wines and knowledgeable staff who explained the background of the family.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bushlands
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Allan Scott Family Winemakers, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thanks for visiting, and taking the time to place a review. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Visited Allan Scott for some wine tasting and also had lunch in the restaurant. Food was absolutely incredible, and service excellent. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Allan Scott Family Winemakers, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

What a fantastic review! Thank you so much. We are so pleased you enjoyed the experience. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

We had been over the road to Cloudy Bay but were disappointed as there was no food. Allan Scott saved the day. They have a lovely outdoor area in a wonderful garden setting. The food was good but the kids pizza was over cooked &...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GinaDig
Kylie C, Public Relations Manager at Allan Scott Family Winemakers, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thank you for your review. As a family winemakers we pride ourselves on meals for all the family, so I am sorry the pizza did not stack up for the children. This has been discussed with the kitchen team. There are so many wonderful wines...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018

A beautiful sunny but cool day led us to Alan Scott winery and restaurant and we were not disappointed. Really lovely food - Indonesian fish curry was superb. Nice portion sizes for lunch time. Followed by beautiful desserts and a glass of Sauvignon Blanc. Alan...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Allan Scott Family Winemakers, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We really appreciate it, and look forward to seeing you and your guests again.

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