Allan Scott Family Winemakers

Allan Scott Family Winemakers

Allan Scott Family Winemakers
4.5
Speciality & Gift ShopsWineries & Vineyards
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
About
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 for services to the New Zealand wine industry. Allan along with wife Catherine founded the Allan Scott Family Winemakers label in 1990 and quickly became a household brand name in the highly competitive wine industry. Today Allan, Catherine and entire family of Victoria, Joshua and Sara head up the production marketing and management of the company with a highly skilled operational team. The family produces a range of aromatic wines especially well suited to the region’s gravelly soils and sunny climate; Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Pinot Gris and Gewurztraminer while an exceptional Methode Traditionelle made with the traditional techniques and using only Pinot Noir and Chardonnay is also produced.
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  • Richard D
    Auckland Central, New Zealand9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Delicious food and service
    We stopped off for lunch on a short weekend break to Blenheim. Service was excellent, served by Nicky who gave a tasting of two savs and one chard, samples to accompany the Hapuka Poke bowl. Food was delicious as was the wine. Would recommed a visit.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 16 September 2023
  • vanagon84
    16 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Exceptional
    A stonkingly good lunch. We arrived very early as our transfer from Picton was early. We arrived around 10.30am and the staff accommodated us beautifully, storing our luggage and serving up a sparkling wine. The food and service were exceptional and surpassed our first stop for lunch on our four day trip (Wither Hills), by miles. Kudos to the kitchen and wait staff and to host Nicky. Exceptional. Make this your first stop if frequenting eateries in the area. Your only stop of you have time for just one lunch.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 16 December 2023
  • FourTravel2013
    Auckland, New Zealand160 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Awesome Lunch
    Five of us had a fantastic lunch here in the shaded courtyard. All our meals were beautifully presented and full of flavour. We enjoyed a couple of bottles of their excellent wine and a few glasses of bubbles. We were very well looked after by the lovely wait staff. In short, a wonderful relaxing afternoon, outstanding value and we highly recommend going.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 14 January 2024
  • pedro00
    Kinross, United Kingdom358 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great wines and wonderful food
    We had booked for lunch and decided to do a wine tasting first. The tasting room is state of the art with every bottle kept at the correct temperature in special cabinets and a card system for purchasing your samples with a choice of sizes, brilliant! There are tasting notes provided and knowledgeable staff to assist. We then moved on to lunch which was wonderful, we both has salad bowls which were tasty and beautifully served. Overall a wonderful experience and I would highly recommend this winery.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 9 February 2024
  • Bruce
    Whiritoa, New Zealand11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very highly recommend. Fantastic experience
    From the time we arrived our party of 7 the experience was fantastic. The staff were very courteous and very friendly and made sure we were satisfied with our drinks and our meals. Meals from the starters to the mains and desserts were all timely and we didn’t wait long but allowed good conversation between meals. Pricing was very reasonable I don’t do 5 stars and I don’t tip but the overall experience was that good I broke those two rules. I would highly recommend the lunch experience. We will be back. Thank you
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 February 2024
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Grant N
Hastings, New Zealand1,515 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
We had really enjoyed Scott Base Wines in Cromwell and expected similar here . Wanted a tasting and were directed to a tasting room which was pretty crowded. Turned out that we were given a card that we used to tap into a row of bottles of different wines and the card stored up the amount owing for each taste. A strange system but I guess it's efficient - but there's no input to speak of from a winemaker, no atmosphere apart from people working their way around the bottles (some overindulging) - it was not a great tasting system when used to talking to the winemaker or somebody well versed in the wines. Not for us I'm afraid
Written 18 April 2024
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Bruce
Whiritoa, New Zealand11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
From the time we arrived our party of 7 the experience was fantastic. The staff were very courteous and very friendly and made sure we were satisfied with our drinks and our meals. Meals from the starters to the mains and desserts were all timely and we didn’t wait long but allowed good conversation between meals.
Pricing was very reasonable
I don’t do 5 stars and I don’t tip but the overall experience was that good I broke those two rules. I would highly recommend the lunch experience. We will be back. Thank you
Written 28 February 2024
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mandyheeger
Havelock North, New Zealand2 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Although the staff was trying their best we didn't really enjoy our lunch yesterday, everyone seemed very hectic & stressed and we had to wait quite a while for our food which in the end was absolutely disappointing and far from any high class experience.
For the price you pay you will not be satisfied at all, we had the Hot smoked salmon salad which was on the menu as a main course and only got a little "side salad"bowl where everything was just thrown together not even nicely arranged.
My husband had the beef which also was cooked through but he ordered medium cooked and it was a tiny piece with 2 tiny veggies-it did look quite "lost " on the plate.
All in all not recommended unfortunately .
Written 24 February 2024
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pedro00
Kinross, UK358 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
We had booked for lunch and decided to do a wine tasting first. The tasting room is state of the art with every bottle kept at the correct temperature in special cabinets and a card system for purchasing your samples with a choice of sizes, brilliant! There are tasting notes provided and knowledgeable staff to assist. We then moved on to lunch which was wonderful, we both has salad bowls which were tasty and beautifully served. Overall a wonderful experience and I would highly recommend this winery.
Written 9 February 2024
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300Kate
Cambridge, UK6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
We had a memorable lunch at the winery. The shared seafood platter with suggested wine pairings was delicious and it was lovely to hear that all the seafood is very local.
The setting is great as well. All the staff were friendly and helpful. Thank you for helping us to have such a lovely day.
Written 9 February 2024
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Jeff Z
New York City135 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
We ate at the delicious restaurant, and tasted their wonderful wines in their tasting room. The outside terrace for lunch was lovely, and you can taste wines before, after or even during your meal. They have an interesting tasting system: the wines are all in dispensing machines, and you can take tastes yourself using a little card they give you. Couldn't be easier!
Written 5 February 2024
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Sonia089
Auckland, New Zealand84 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Lovely restaurant. Great menu. Family friendly. Attentive staff. Loved our food and wine. Beautiful surroundings. Will definitely be back here.
Written 29 January 2024
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FourTravel2013
Auckland, New Zealand160 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
Five of us had a fantastic lunch here in the shaded courtyard. All our meals were beautifully presented and full of flavour. We enjoyed a couple of bottles of their excellent wine and a few glasses of bubbles. We were very well looked after by the lovely wait staff. In short, a wonderful relaxing afternoon, outstanding value and we highly recommend going.
Written 14 January 2024
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Steve A
Perth, Australia15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Brilliant way to spend an afternoon with a great lunch, starting with a wine tasting.
The food was magnificent being looked after by Grace who was amazing!
Written 2 January 2024
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vanagon84
16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
A stonkingly good lunch. We arrived very early as our transfer from Picton was early. We arrived around 10.30am and the staff accommodated us beautifully, storing our luggage and serving up a sparkling wine. The food and service were exceptional and surpassed our first stop for lunch on our four day trip (Wither Hills), by miles.
Kudos to the kitchen and wait staff and to host Nicky. Exceptional. Make this your first stop if frequenting eateries in the area. Your only stop of you have time for just one lunch.
Written 16 December 2023
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