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Wairau River Wines Cellar Door

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11 Rapaura Rd, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
+64 3-572 9800
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Great wines, great acommodation, full satisfaction

After a few visits to the neighboring vineyards, we were a little disappointed, not with wines, but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andrzej S
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Warsaw, Poland
Delicious wines

This is a lovely family run winery, beautiful cellar door with friendly knowledgeable staff. The... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
slightlywelton
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York, United Kingdom
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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
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+64 3-572 9800
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a few visits to the neighboring vineyards, we were a little disappointed, not with wines, but with the way of receiving guests. We felt rather like evil horse than a potential client. Tt was different in the Wairau River. Here we were shown to...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely family run winery, beautiful cellar door with friendly knowledgeable staff. The wines were delicious and reasonably priced. We also ate here which was one of our better decisions! Definitely recommend.

Thank slightlywelton
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

AMBIANCE Large garden and multiple wine bars inside. FOOD NA WINE Variety - purchased a Riesling - Jack Frost - that was a one off from the grower and not your typical Riesling SERVICE Good - we learned a bit about the growers and the...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

We visited the Wairau RIver cellar door during a bicycle tour in Renwick we did last October. Wairau struck us as one of the most sophisticated and beautifully designed cellar doors in the region, having a very warm yet classy interior. While the wine I...More

Thank Harald G
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Enjoyable tasting with great staff at Wairau River. The air conditioning was a plus - we could enjoy the tasting experience and take our time .

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

The first winery as you turn off the Main Road from Nelson. Set In wonderful settings this establishment is very well presented. It has been established for 40 years and owned by the same family On entering the plush reception area you are greeted by...More

Thank dennisp859
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Set in a stunning location in the heart of Marlborough. Wonderful wine tasting with exceptionally friendly and informative wines. The food was incredible, one of the best meals I had while in New Zealand!

Thank Jonny P
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Nicely set out lovely looking - a little over heated indoors though. We walked into delicious lamb roasting smells (sadly wasn;t food time for us) but it was lovely. There was no one on the wine counter however we wandered into the restaurant and someone...More

Thank Sonjabs
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This was my favourite place to visit in the area. The lady doing the tasting was so friendly and engaging. Think I tasted 5/6 wines and came out with three bottles. This place is exactly what wine tasting should be about. Also a beautiful setting...More

Thank deejay153
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

These guys own like half of Marlborough and crush an absolute f-ton of grapes. They have a very basic, middle road selection on taste. Their wines are clean and acceptable without taking any real risks that would make them unique. Staff are effective and efficient...More

Thank Steven L
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