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Free tasting of 6+ wines led by our friendly, charismatic server Steven. Great stop in Marlborough... read more

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rachelmcdon8
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A great experience for wine tasting. Staff was informative. Great wine. They also have organic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
0autumns
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Free tasting of 6+ wines led by our friendly, charismatic server Steven. Great stop in Marlborough to taste/buy fantastic wine at reasonable prices. The customer service was fantastic and the wines we're very unique and delicious!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rachelmcdon8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great experience for wine tasting. Staff was informative. Great wine. They also have organic. Small area for tastings. Free!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 0autumns
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There's a range of selected wine for free tasting, you may choose 2-3 for tasting. The wine is absolutely good and the lady is very informative and helpful. The wines get a thumbs up for me.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FL_Pang
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Informative Wine Tasting Experience with a very knowledgeable and very trendy staff who managed a group well. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tina B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Perfect and free! The young lady was full of info; friendly and just made our day - thank you. So please spend a half hour if you can find a volunteer driver, a short scenic 10mins drive from Blenheim, the sample wines are beautiful too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 13desleym
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across VM on our Marlborough trail experience. We were going to skip it due to being able to get their wine back home and trying to focus on boutique owners, BUT so glad we went! Amazing wine tasting selection and had the very best...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lmb_612
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Very knowledgeable service. Beautiful scenery, even on a rainy day. Great range of wines. Would live to return in good weather to be able to fully appreciate the beauty of the area.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Squasheee
Reviewed 12 April 2018

My wife and I got married and went New Zealand for honey moon in Jan. It was an amazing experience! We tasted the wine and took many photos. The staff in Villa Maria was knowledgable in wine and gave great introduction of wine. With the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Sam K
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We had a great experience at Villa Maria and think you will too. Here's why: 1. NOT YOUR AVERAGE WINES. The nice folks here offer smaller-production, single vineyard, and harder-to-find wines for tasting, not common varieties readily accessible in stores. This makes wine-tasting more rewarding...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank CarolDM1900
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

What a great experience we had here at Villa Maria Estate. VINCENT doing the wine tasting was great to chat too and full of knowledge. He told us how he’s normally up in the offices and covering, but for sure he was great. Thank you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Simon B
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