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Gibbston Valley Wines

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Located just 25 minutes from Queenstown in the South Island of New Zealand, Gibbston Valley Winery offers a premium Central Otago wine and food experience. The winery is centered in one of the world's most-celebrated Pinot Noir producing regions...more
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1820 Gibbston Highway, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
+64 3-442 6910
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very interesting and informative tour. Staff very attentive to clients needs.Wines were very tasty. Signed up for a Wine Club. Definitely would visit a second time. Great location and peaceful.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice place to visit near Queenstown. Didn’t love the wines but enjoyed a great tour inside the cave. Tour guide was very informative and nice.

Thank Bec B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this tour before I left Canada; it’s always reassuring when these events fall into place. We met the van at the appointed place; listened to his great commentary on the way up to the winery, spent some time walking around the cheesery and...More

Thank G S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got double charged for a wine tasting, but as we didn’t get given the receipt we couldn’t prove it. Decided to remain positive and try The Cheesery, but wish we’d have just left. Cheese was overpriced and stale including Brie that ‘crumbled’ and grapes...More

Thank Morbee
GibbstonValleyNZ, Manager at Gibbston Valley Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Morbee, We're very disappointed to read about your experience with us. We are not sure how we managed to charge you twice for your tastings and are keen to remedy the situation. Are you able to contact us on: 03 442 6910 Ext: 800...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We had the joy of having a wine tasting tour with the wonderful Duncan today! Since there were just two of us booked on for the 2pm, we were able to have a personal tour of the vineyard and caves with a fab tasting session....More

Thank oliverbruton
GibbstonValleyNZ, Manager at Gibbston Valley Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hi Oliver, Thank you for your amazing feedback, we will pass on to the team. All the best Team GV

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We met your new recruit, Jane earlier in the week. She is the best asset not only for your winery but the whole of Queenstown. Although new to the winery she was amazing with her knowledge and service. She gave us great suggestions of where...More

Thank Robyn R
GibbstonValleyNZ, Manager at Gibbston Valley Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you for your kind feedback, Jane is over the moon, as are the rest of the team. All the best Team GV

Reviewed 31 August 2018

We went on the Cave Vineyard tour and tasting. Worth the modest charge. Our Chinese tour guide was very knowledgeable and took us through the growing and wine making process. The cave for storage is a credit to the vineyards founder. The highlight of our...More

Thank RoyOz2016
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We visited Gibbston Valley Wines as part of our Wine Hopper Tour. We were very fortunate to be the only couple on the the Wine Cave tour with enologist Coco. I cannot speak highly enough of Coco - she was knowledgeable, engaging and enthusiastic about...More

Thank JadeSarahA
GibbstonValleyNZ, Manager at Gibbston Valley Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Hi Jade, Thank you for your kind words, we will pass them on to Coco and the team. All the best Team GV

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed an afternoon here extensively tasting all the wines. Well worth it and there are some stunning wine available. We also took home a fair amount... higher recommend the late Harvey Pinot Gris ! Yum yum yum

Thank MarkU457
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Gibbston Valley is home to the stunning School House and China Terrace Pinot Noirs, which have so much potential with further aging. Sebastian hosted our Pinot wine tasting, he was friendly and very knowledgeable. We stayed for a platter and a delicious Chardonnay by the...More

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24 June 2018|
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Response from GibbstonValleyNZ | Property representative |
Hi NightOwl17 We have a range of tasting options available either in our Cellar Door or as part of our Cave and Winery Tours. Full details are on our website: Cheers Team GV
4 May 2018|
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Response from GibbstonValleyNZ | Property representative |
Hi there, Yes you can get the 2pm bus, have lunch, take the 4pm Cave Tour, then return back to Queenstown on the 5pm bus. Hope this helps. All the best Team GV
22 September 2017|
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Response from Catherine K | Reviewed this property |
There is a bus that goes Wanaka to Arrowtown/Queenstown four times daily they may drop you off and pick you up as they have to go past Gibbston Valley Wines. From their page "NOTE: CALL US ON 0800 405066 TO ARRANGE A... More