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Bladen Wines

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Best winery!

If your visit includes meeting, John, the taste master, you are in luck. John is very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Phloxylady2
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Toronto, Canada
Lovely wines, nice people

Really friendly boutique family vineyard with a fabulous selection of wines. Loved the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
erich883
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Wine Tasting with the owners family. Small boutique wine producer in an small and friendly tasting facility.
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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83 Conders Bend Road, Renwick 7271, New Zealand
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+64 3-572 9417
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If your visit includes meeting, John, the taste master, you are in luck. John is very friendly and knowledgeable. The wines from this winery are superb. We bought a rosé and a Sauvignon blanc to enjoy later. The vineyards are well groomed and the wine...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Phloxylady2
Dave M, Owner at Bladen Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your fantastic review - I will pass this on to John the 'Taste Master' as well Cheers Dave

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really friendly boutique family vineyard with a fabulous selection of wines. Loved the Gewürztraminer and the Noble Reisling and I don't normally drink white wine or dessert wines. And it was free.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank erich883
Dave M, Owner at Bladen Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks you for your comments, you obviously have the same great taste as us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We opted for a cellar door tasting here as it was heralded as a bespoke family winery. We were not disappointed...admittedly, we were a touch early and sat in a lovely relaxing area waiting for it to open at 11 on a Saturday...our first contact...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TumbleTed
Dave M, Owner at Bladen Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

you are very welcome, so please you enjoyed your experience with us. Hopefully we will see you again! Cheers Dave

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our favourite cellar door while cycling around Marlborough. Very friendly owner, beautiful red setter, and tasty wine. Bottles and gifts purchased and coming back to England with us. Fanatic experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Dave M, Owner at Bladen Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks. Come and see us again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited in October. Gave it 9.1/10. Excellent wine and very knowledgeable proprietors. Our top choice.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul M
Dave M, Owner at Bladen Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback and we are thrilled you enjoyed your experience Cheers Dave

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for tasting at Bladen winery to be entertained by John, a passionate character who described the history of the vineyard along with some great wines to taste. The cellar door experience was very personal rather than the larger ones. Great way to end...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WinteringhamSteve
Dave M, Owner at Bladen Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback, I am pleased you enjoy your experience here at Bladen. see you again we hope!. Cheers Dave

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

We loved our visit to this boutique winery. A beautiful, removed setting and friendly owners made the experience truly memorable

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

A truly charming and unique cellar door. The owner was such a character and kept us highly entertained with his great sense of humour. The wine tasting area is rustic and so uniquely different to the larger wineries in the area and that is part...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Elle H
Dave M, Owner at Bladen Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thank you so pleased you enjoyed the experience, hopefully you will visit again. Cheers Dave

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Charming boutique winery with a hands on label to represent all of their hard work in creating these vineyards and wine! We really enjoyed their Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

This was my favourite winery by far of the 4 in the region that we visited. The cellar door was very pretty and our host John was a family member so very well informed about the history of the winery. Lovely wines and a welcoming...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank slightlywelton
Dave M, Owner at Bladen Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

many thanks - I will pass this on to John who will be well chuffed. Cheers Dave

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