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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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Best wine tasting experience in Malborough

We visited Forrest as the first stop on our bike tour of the local wineries, we enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
wantokrose
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Rotorua District, New Zealand
Very helpful staff and great platter

We enjoyed the wine tasting, a bottle of wine and a lovely (well priced) cheese platter. We... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Pipi_10
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Wellington, New Zealand
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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 3 November 2017

We visited Forrest as the first stop on our bike tour of the local wineries, we enjoyed the experience so much we visited again at the end of the tour. Not only were the wines incredible, the service provided by Jan was first class and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank wantokrose
Brigid F, Owner at Forrest Wines Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

WOW - thanks for taking the time to write this great review. It is great for our staff to get such positive reinforcement for our "experience" here at Forrest Wines. We hope you can enjoy the memories and some of the bottled product wherever you...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017

We enjoyed the wine tasting, a bottle of wine and a lovely (well priced) cheese platter. We appreciated being offered more crackers when the ones that came with the platter were gone. Particularly liked the Pinot Gris. Inside & outside seating options.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Brigid F, Owner at Forrest Wines Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thanks fir taking time to share your experience and delighted you enjoyed the Wines, cheese and ambience.

Reviewed 3 October 2017

We've been before and we will be back again. A beautiful setting with a great, friendly staff. We sat outside and enjoyed the variety of wines that suit many palates. The dessert wine comes with a bite of cracker and cheese, too! Loved that the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Brigid F, Owner at Forrest Wines Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks for the lovely recommendation guys. So pleased you found us still up to scratch. We are really proud of our staff and our wines and hope the setting enhances the experience. Cheers and thanks.

Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This was the last winery on our wines by bike trip and I wish we didn't leave it till last. They serve wines on a tasting paddle and have a great outdoor area. Sun was shining, wines were great. It's worth the tripMore

Date of experience: September 2017
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Brigid F, Owner at Forrest Wines Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Haha - So glad you got a great sunny Marlborough day to enjoy the wine trail on bikes. Don't they say that you leave the best til last! I am so pleased that you di find us and had an enjoyable experience. Thanks for sharing...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

Stopped here as our first spot of the day on our winery bike tour, Jan was so welcoming and friendly from the start we instantly fell in love. Great atmosphere with a beautiful patio so you can take your tasting tray outside and enjoy the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank carr0510
Brigid F, Owner at Forrest Wines Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Wow, thank you so much for the lovely review. We noted your return and several of the staff were all very tempted to join you in the sunshine for a glass of wine that day. We love getting feedback that reinforces what we hope people...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely vineyard for wine tasting, staff are great, really friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating. Recommend their cheese platter, generous and affordable.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 508kylier
Brigid F, Owner at Forrest Wines Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you for the great endorsement Kylie and for sharing it. The cheese platter certainly allows you to linger a little longer and enjoy the wines and the setting. Thank You.

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

It was raining hard and we were welcomed into a cosy tasting room with two big leather chairs in front of a great big fire. We were the only ones out and about on this wet day. We tasted 7 wonderful wines for $7. The...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Brigid F, Owner at Forrest Wines Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thanks for your lovely review Sue and for taking time to put it up on Trip Advisor. So pleased the winter experience at Forrest was a lovely one for you - nothing better than enjoying a wine or three in front of the fire with...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Forrest was the first stop on a self-guided day biking tour of the Marlborough wine region. The wines were solid--we enjoyed everything we tasted there, and the outdoor space had shaded areas, sunny areas, bean bags, regular tables & chairs, and a variety of lawn...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Brigid F, Owner at Forrest Wines Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thanks you for including us on your tour. We appreciate your time and interest in putting your descriptions and comments up. Cheers and we look forward to seeing you back soon.

Reviewed 21 March 2017

This was my favorite spot on our winery tour. You drive through a bit of their vineyard to get to the winery. They offer complimentary tastings and $7 tasting trays which you can sample more wines with the purchase. Really cute outdoor area to sit...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Brigid F, Owner at Forrest Wines Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Sorry I missed this review - must have been at the beginning of harvest. Thanks so much for your lovely comments. Cheers.

Reviewed 13 March 2017

We visited Forrest Cellar door and were impressed from the very start. A front of house lady was busy with a large group but immediately excused herself, welcomed us and said soneone would be right with us. A welcoming and knowledgeable young lady arrived and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Brigid F, Owner at Forrest Wines Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Thank You and thank you for taking the time to post such a great review. The girls in the cellar door love getting feedback.

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