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Wairau River Wines Cellar Door

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Fantastic Tasting, Environment and Food

We loved this place! We visited 5 wineries during our time in Blenheim and this was the best one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cranford, New Jersey
via mobile
Great wine, knowledge, and atmosphere!

Well worth a visit. Having purchased a few of their wines in the UK it was a great to taste a wider... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Wine tasting is available 10am-4.30pm and then enjoy matching your favourite wine with lunch in a relaxed informal environment either outside on the sun drenched lawns and verandahs or inside beside the large open fire in winter.
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11 Rapaura Rd, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
+64 3-572 9800
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this place! We visited 5 wineries during our time in Blenheim and this was the best one by far! The tasting room is open and a very good feel. They offered 5 different free tastes, with simple written and meaningful info on each...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. Having purchased a few of their wines in the UK it was a great to taste a wider selection of wines. The staff were all knowledgeable about not only the company, but wider wine knowledge as well. Have wine boxes to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Atc22
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

We started our day of tasting here, and were greeted by a friendly and knowledgeable DM who gave us the right amount of information to start and then answered each question along the way with even more information. She helped frame our visit to Marlborough....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank alanlP3589QE
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

First of our wine tasting tour, we did not know what to expect in the area, the location is great, the building lovely, modern and full of light, the outside area good looking and surrounded by the vines. Warm welcome, great staff, good wines. I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HadrienL10
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Stopped off for lunch here during our full day wine tour and also taste their wines. Very friendly with sons fantastic wines and great food, the chowder and salmon were top draw along with the stunning views on a clear day.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WinteringhamSteve
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

I was on a bike wine tour of Renwick and saved this winery for our last visit . My self and a colleague wanted to buy a bottle of rosé and the lady working said we are closed soon , it was 4pm and closing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mark b
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The loveliest staff who are very family friendly. The only suggestion I would make is that they expand their kid's menu. We did order off the menu though and they were very accommodating, going so far as to even jam up our daughters burger bun...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jacksonfromPerth
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Stopped in for lunch after reading positive reviews and my expectations were definitely exceeded. I had pate and salmon salad, both superb and the quality I would expect to find in a fine dining restaurant. The wine is comparable and I ended up buying a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bryangilchrist
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Had a very enjoyable tasting here with Lynette. She was informative and lovely to speak to. Haven’t tried any of their wines beforehand and all the ones we tried were delicious and they will now be on the shopping list. We took home the Reserve...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jacquelinem976
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Our club booked for 24 people for a Saturday lunch. Many enjoyed a wine in the wine tasting area before being seated in the restaurant for our meals. Staff were friendly and service was quick, despite the numbers of people present. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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