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Loff Hagen Drive | Waipara, Waipara 8270, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 November 2014 via mobile

Unfortunately was first place we visited on wine tour which just spoilt it for all the rest .was so good .wish we had bought all our wine there .the staff were so friendly. only one providing nibbles with drinks and also giving the most tastes...More

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Kym R, Owner at Torlesse Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2014

When you visit Torlesse we try and make it a fun and informative visit, plus our wines are excellent value for money. During the week we may be busy doing other wine making jobs so a knock on the door and some patience may be...More

Reviewed 4 June 2014

Had a great time tasting at this winery. Enjoyed the Riesling and especially enjoyed the Port. Very nice on a cold night.

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank rayred62
Reviewed 14 April 2014

Was our favourite vineyard tasting.Even got shown how they plunge the wine and tasted freshly picked pinot noir juice.

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Neville R
Reviewed 3 March 2014

Very good wines, locally grown and created here. Served by the owners make the tastings so helpful. Spent an enjoyable hour here with one other customer knowledgeable as well. Gerwurztraminer was considered outstanding, the Pinot noir, tasty and drinkable now, fruity and floral

Date of experience: March 2014
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Reviewed 17 September 2013 via mobile

When passing through I generally make a point of visiting. The wine tasting is a good experience and informative. Make sure you try the Port - one of the main reasons I am a big fan of Torlesse!

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank TheSnakebite
Reviewed 30 July 2013

This is one of the few wineries in Waipara where you are often served by the winemakers. They are passionate about what they do and work hard at it. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Julian B
Reviewed 21 July 2013

Maggie (the co owner) is very friendly and helpful. Even Packaged and couriered our purchases back to Auckland. Torlesse wines are good value.

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank monty339
Reviewed 27 May 2013

having tried the Gerwitz at Robbies i went to see where it comes from & had a great tasting with the winemaker & i hope that he can make some in roads to having available through the north island with Foodies so we can enjoy...More

Date of experience: April 2013
Thank ian h
Reviewed 3 May 2013

We are a family of 7 (3 children - 2 spouses) and had the lucky chance to visit the Torlesse Wine location in New Zealand in April, 2013. We found the winemaker, Kym Rayner in a good mood and he toured us around the operation,...More

Date of experience: April 2013
Thank MikeHo711
Reviewed 13 March 2013

Native plantings around the swale, well laid out and presented cellar door and the host was pretty good too. Only got 3 bottles - a mistake!

Date of experience: March 2013
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