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Forrest Wines Cellar Door

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Cogratulations 10 stars...... SORRY only 5 allowed

This was so refreshing to find a winery as good as this. A little confusing with all the different... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2019
Robert H
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Calgary, Alberta
Cosy setting and tasty wine

Did the wine tours by Bike, this place was next door, small place but staff was eager to help and... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
ThomasDKCPH
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Our Marlborough winery and tasting room are nestled in amongst our vineyards in the heart of Sauvignon Blanc country just outside of the town of Renwick, 10km from Blenheim. At the entrance to Forrest wines stands a prominent stone wall built of the...more
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19 Blicks Road | Blenheim, Renwick 7204, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 January 2019

This was so refreshing to find a winery as good as this. A little confusing with all the different labels but understand the complexity of your business. How much do you want to spend. Me, I have no problem in buying right across the range...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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brigidf_13, Owner at Forrest Wines Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2019

Thanks Robert and I hope the compliments also appears on our lovely neighbours across the road at Framingham. We have real stories and history behind our different brands whether it is the Otago vineyard locations for Tatty Bogler Wines, lower alcohol wines for the Doctors...More

Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Did the wine tours by Bike, this place was next door, small place but staff was eager to help and suggested some good wines to taste. Very nice Riesling and very nice setting.

Date of experience: January 2019
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brigidf_13, Owner at Forrest Wines Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2019

Thanks for taking the time to comment on the staff, the wines and the setting. Happy travels.

Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Great wines, fantastic setting and super friendly service make this a must visit when in Renwick/Blenheim area!

Date of experience: January 2019
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brigidf_13, Owner at Forrest Wines Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2019

Thanks for sharing your experience and acknowledging my wonderful cellar door team.

Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Forrest is a great small-medium family winery to visit. Lovely setting with lots of seating outside, including beanbag chairs in which to relax and tables set up for tastings. They have an eclectic range of wines, with more unusual ones than many of the other...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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brigidf_13, Owner at Forrest Wines Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2019

This summary is exactly what we aspire to offer - thank you. We do have an eclectic range and we try to change our offering regularly OR can be persuaded to open something you may have been searching for (including some perfectly aged bottles).

Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyable tasting with nice friendly staff. We had the tasting board with 7 wines to taste for $7. The cycle route around the area is excellent.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Brigid F, Owner at Forrest Wines Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Thank You Eric. Forrest Wines have been great supporters of cycleways in Marlborough as from our own experiences in Europe it is a lovely way to enjoy the ambience and terroir of the area and have time to see why the area makes such great...More

Reviewed 18 November 2018

Visited in October. Gave it 9.0/10. Our #2 choice in Marlborough. Beautiful morning. Sat outside. Even provided hats for us. Brought over a range of wines to try. They were great. In fact the whole experience was great.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Brigid F, Owner at Forrest Wines Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

Thanks for the review and feedback Paul. We love our clear blue Marlborough skies and sunshine (even though it has been a little hit and miss recently!) and are happy to share. We do have a large and changing offering of wines to tempt you...More

Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Had a great visit to Forrest Wines cellar door to try their tasty wines and informed by Cathi about the history and development over the years. Lovely wines to try especially their Pinot Noir.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Brigid F, Owner at Forrest Wines Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

So pleased you came to visit and had a positive experience. We value the knowledge that our staff can share with you to enhance your appreciation of Marlborough and all the district has to offer. Cheers.

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Great place to start the bike and wine tour. Family owned and operated. You must try the Doctors wine.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Brigid F, Owner at Forrest Wines Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

Thanks for your comments and recommendations Les - much appreciated.

Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited the Forrest Cellar door twice in two days during our time in the wine region. The Noble Riesling is superb, ambience wonderful and staff were lovely. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Brigid F, Owner at Forrest Wines Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thanks so much for the feedback and the return visit. It is great reinforcement for my team that we are getting the experience right. Thanks fir taking the time to post. Cheers

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here a couple of times while in the area. First time was for a tasting and second just for a ‘normal’ drink of wine. Excellent both times.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Brigid F, Owner at Forrest Wines Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thanks for “returning” and spreading the word.

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