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Really made to feel welcome at Riwaka and we could tell the host was enthused about the vineyard... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Wellington, New Zealand
Great Wines

Popped in and tasted the new seasons wines on our way through Tasman Always great wine lovely... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2019
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Nelson's smallest winery. Situated in very picturesque surroundings, set between two national parks and close to the beautiful beach of Kaiteriteri. Our award winning, family owned estate produces "Resurgence," individual, handcrafted artisan wines...more
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60 Takaka Hill Highway, Riwaka 7198, New Zealand
+64 3-528 8819
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Really made to feel welcome at Riwaka and we could tell the host was enthused about the vineyard, wine and the whole process and location. Bought the Sav Blanc, sadly its gone already, but it was tasty.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TonyP2896
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Popped in and tasted the new seasons wines on our way through Tasman Always great wine lovely hosts we will be back again

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank eatmr
Reviewed 29 December 2018

This little winery was our first stop on our own vineyard tour. Paul was friendly and chatty and so informative about the families wines and their winery. He also recommended a gorgeous fish restaurant in Nelson which serves their wine. The wines are beautiful and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tumblingdice3
Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

Truly a family owned and operated venue. Paul was so wonderfully informative of the wine making process and passionate about his wines. He explained the varietal production year each wines were produced to explain the nuances of the wine characteristics and shared a quick tour...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank revett2016
Reviewed 1 December 2018

We arrived shortly after opening of a wet day. Paul was very welcoming and we tried all three wines and bought two bottles. Paul also provided us with good advice regarding other local sites to visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MadalynH7
Reviewed 23 November 2018

What a delightful place and hosts! Thank you Paul for taking me through your most recent vintage (wines pictured). I had a lovely afternoon.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank P3t3rM1tchell
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Stumbled upon this winery and loved it! We ended up buying two bottles (tried three wines and would've taken more, but had limited time) and half a dozen eggs. The owners, former business people out of England, offered us a friendly vineyard tasting and great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MTPtravelsUSA
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We found this little haven whilst on our NZ road trip. The welcome at the cellar door was fantastic despite a rush to get to their son’s drama production. The wines are superb. The setting is idyllic. Through Okay2Stay we enjoyed an overnight stop nestled...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NicMyers
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

I stopped in here on a very rainy day en route from Takaka to Kaiteriteri. This should be on your ‘must stop’ list! Superb Sauvignon Blanc with a very different flavour from other ‘top of South Island’ vineyards. They also have a lovely olive oil....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JasonP1126
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Quaint little family run vineyard with delicious wine. Paul the owner was incredibly friendly and informative. The wines were a real treasure. I’m not a Chardonnay fan but their 2014 completely changed my mind. Not overly oaky, well balanced, one of new favourites!

Date of experience: February 2018
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