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The New Zealand Whisky Company

14-16 Harbour Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
+64 3-434 8842
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Whisky tasting

Friendly owner ,very informative visit , whisky taste great ..the guy told me it was $125 for 3... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mariette M
Quebec City, Quebec
Great stuff!

We had a private tasting - by an American! Very informative. Great product. Several us bought... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Sun City West, Arizona
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“single malt” (3 reviews)
“new zealand” (13 reviews)
“small bottle” (2 reviews)
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14-16 Harbour Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
+64 3-434 8842

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly owner ,very informative visit , whisky taste great ..the guy told me it was $125 for 3 small bottles , plus he'd give me a free small jar of jam ... when I got my master card bill , I realized he had charged...More

Thank Mariette M
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We had a private tasting - by an American! Very informative. Great product. Several us bought small bottles. Cute little tasting room.

Thank Soulefulltraveler
Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you love whiskey this is the place for you! You can even buy your own cask, it'll be bottled and sent to you. Pretty cool.

Thank JustineMichelle
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The tasting was expensive, but a great experience. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable and really make you welcome.

1  Thank egrieb2017
Reviewed 16 January 2017

A quaint little place with a very knowledgeable person on the counter. We purchased some whiskey and learnt some of the history involved with this place. it was great

1  Thank Tuwhare
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Overall, the gal who ran this tasting was sweet and nice. The reason I gave this a three stars is that this whiskey company ran out of business and closed shop. They have this little space open in Oamaru to do tastings so that they...More

Thank Jackie O
Matthew W, Manager at The New Zealand Whisky Company, responded to this review

Hi Jackie, great to hear you enjoyed your time here. Just to clarify a few things, the Whisky you tried does indeed come from the old Willowbank Distillery in Dunedin that closed in the late 90s. All their remaining barrels now live with us here...More

Reviewed 13 December 2016

Tried a flight of 4 NZ whiskies before I decided to buy a bottle. The ambience in an old maritime building was fantastic, and the staff were friendly and knowledgeable.

1  Thank SILVANO C
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We decided to spend a little money for a change and try some whisky in this cosy little spot; half gift shop, half pub. The staff know a lot about their products and are quick to admit they don't have the depth of flavour that...More

2  Thank Rebecca2016
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Well worth the visit. Next time I will make sure to have more time. Excellent knowledge of their product.

1  Thank Buffalo W
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I always love going for a tasting when I visit. The staff have great info on the Whiskey and I love the Omarauvian one.

1  Thank Emma H
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