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Wairau River Wines Cellar Door

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Child friendly

The loveliest staff who are very family friendly. The only suggestion I would make is that they... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
South Perth, Australia
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Charming Lunch Spot

Stopped in for lunch after reading positive reviews and my expectations were definitely exceeded. I... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Portland, Oregon
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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 2 weeks ago 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

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

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

Thank Jacqueline M
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

Thank CRS60
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stopped in for lunch and a glass of wine. We thought the food was great! We ordered a burger, a cheese plate, and a bowl of seafood chowder, all were excellent. As for wine, we ordered a pinot noir it was...More

Thank Matt G
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

One of several cellar door tastings available within close proximity. I really enjoyed the wines and I was given some extra samples above the minimum.Buy some!

Thank PeterE5
Reviewed 13 May 2018

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

1  Thank Andrzej S
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
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

Thank bagwags
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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