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“Wine tour highlight!”

Murdoch James Estate Wines Limited
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: We are a small family owned vineyard in Martinborough, New Zealand. Our mission is to provide New Zealand's best winery experience. We offer tours, tastings, wine sales, a restaurant, functions and weddings year round. The winery is located in a beautiful, elevated setting on the banks of the Dry River. There are stunning views of the vineyard and the valley beyond. The team is focused on ensuring all visitors to the winery are made welcome and leave feeling their time with us was well spent.
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A magnificent winery nestled in an amazing location. Very friendly and knowledgeable hosts and estate staff. And excellent wines! So good! The best way to end the wine tour day!

Thank 200ernestb
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

A nice selection of wine tasting hosted by Lucy Treadwell. Thank you so much for warm welcoming manners. The wine was great, enjoyed the atmosphere and the stunning scenics. It' definitely going again in the coming summer.

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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We had a four wine tasting by the fire before sharing the most delicious platter in the white tablecloth dining room, looking out over the vineyard, stream and willows.
Everything was perfect - informative re the wines, prompt friendly service and totally scrumptious platter. One between two was ample!
Can't recommend this place enough!

Thank ROdeb1924
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

A nice and relaxed wine tasting, we managed to taste plenty of varietals in an informal setting. It was quite intimate in that we sat down at a table to sample the wines which meant it wasn't rushed and added to the relaxed vibe.
It's definitely worth the trip out of town and they also have a restaurant which would be worth checking out.

1  Thank FifiL241
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NZ_Wine_Traveller, Owner at Murdoch James Estate Wines Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

Thank you Fifi, we really appreciate the positive feedback; I know our cellar door team of Maree and Lucy love to hear of our visitor's thoughts. Pleased you liked our tasting format too; we really try to differentiate our service for the standard Cellar Door settings at other vineyards.

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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

A nice country drive to this winery with the most stunning views overlooking farmland. The wine tasting was fun and the wine great. We had lunch in the wonderful new restaurant attached with a new chef. The food is a big improvement on the last chef. Highly recommend you stop for lunch here too.

1  Thank Alipa50
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NZ_Wine_Traveller, Manager at Murdoch James Estate Wines Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2016

Dear AP, thanks for the feedback. We really value it. For us the visitor experience is top of all our thinking. So, good we came close to a 5 star rating with you. Maybe next time :)
We are also thrilled to be getting such good feedback on the restaurant after the recent changes. Please do come back soon!

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