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The Winery

14 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-409 2226
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The Winery is the largest tasting of New Zealand's best wines in the world . . . . taste over 80 wines in one place. There's no need for hours of travel to visit a few local wineries. The Winery is located right in the centre of Queenstown and is the only place where you can taste award winning, single vineyard and reserve wines sourced from boutique wineries across New Zealand. Choose the wines you taste; with the simple push of a button you can serve yourself either a taste, half or full glass. Over 700 wines are stocked so you can buy your favourite wines and ship them to over 30 countries with our door-to-door delivery service. Relax and unwind in the comfort of the leather lounge chairs as you enjoy award-winning local cheeses with delicious platters of salami's, breads and olive oils. 8 New Zealand, Scottish and Irish single malt Whisky's can also be tasted and the "Honey Hive" is a specialist Manuka honey store, all within The Winery.
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“nz wines” (37 reviews)
“cheese plate” (71 reviews)
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14 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-409 2226

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Thank IJArchibald
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This store has numerous choices when it comes to all things alcohol - Sake, whiskey, bubbles, dessert wines plus the expected whites and reds. We were able to find something for everyone plus they have comfortable chairs and a few food choices. Great way to...More

Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are freshly arrived in New Zealand and haven't taken a wine tasting tour yet (or won't be able to), this attractive spot will afford the opportunity to sample a wide variety of wines, as well as enjoy good food (cheese boards, breads and...More

Thank Doubletee_45
Reviewed 11 September 2017

What a great spot. Dropped in for wine and cheese before dinner. Tried a variety of wines in comfortable and warm surroundings Quite affordable so not over the top.All in all an hour well spent.

Thank jim e
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Really great place to spend some time in having cheese and crackers and of course many different types of wine. Really cool to be able to sample and then enjoy at your own leisure. They weren't too happy about us splitting our food bill between...More

Thank Sarahroseconroy
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I got to experience this spot on my birthday and I didn't want to leave. Friendly staff, the best atmosphere. We were sat on two comfy chairs in the middle of the room and ordered a cold meat platter with bread. This is a must...More

Thank Kookaroo86
Reviewed 18 August 2017

There is a pretty vast selection of wines here (most NZ) and you can try a good number of them. It is a useful way to try before you buy and to explore the key varieties of NZ wines. Cheeseboard is an excellent accompaniment to...More

Thank Shepz85
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Went in here to check out the wine selection and ended up going back in the evening for a mulled wine and a hot buttered smoked rum! Both were top notch and it was nice to chill in the comfy chairs and pleasant surroundings.

Thank James W
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Great way to spend the afternoon, sitting in a comfy chair, surrounding by an amazing selection of wines whilst eating an amazing cheeseboard! Help yourself to a taster, half or full glass from a vast selection of wines. Pair it with the deluxe cheeseboard which...More

Thank Lee_A_B_1976
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We had a voucher for $30 wine credit and a cheeseboard to share and called in one afternoon. We weren't really sure what to expect but the staff were fantastic and explained how it all worked. I like white wine whilst my husband prefers red...More

Thank Selina_J_W
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Narelle D
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Response from helloAdelaide | Reviewed this property |
All the way from $35 for 25ml of Penfolds Grange Hermitage down. But you can choose some that are quite reasonably priced and get a good range. But you also have the opportunity to taste some wines that you probably could... More