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Address: 1 Shakespeare Road | AMP Building, Napier, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 6 835 5326
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Description: The New Zealand Wine Centre is one of Napier's Must-Do attractions. It is...
The New Zealand Wine Centre is one of Napier's Must-Do attractions. It is truly a wine lovers paradise or a good place to start to experience all about Hawke's Bay wines. The Hawke's Bay wine country has a lot to offer and produces great wines - the New Zealand Wine Centre makes it easy for everyone to learn, taste and enjoy great wines. Choose from over six different tasting options, go on a virtual scenic flight over the Bay or watch the History of Napier Film. As another little extra, the New Zealand Wine Centre is located in the iconic AMP building, a must-see for Art Deco Lovers.
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If you can't visit the wineries in person, try the virtual wine experience here!

I was unable to go on a wineries tour as I had originally wanted to, and so I was happy I did the virtual wineries experience here. It was a nice way to learn about the region and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We stopped in here during a brief visit to Napier when we didn't have time for winery visits. The idea is excellent but execution slightly lacking. The staff were friendly and helpful -- to a point. The aroma room is brilliant and kept our son entertained. We ordered a flight of white wines and a flight of reds and were... More 

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Kingston, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I was unable to go on a wineries tour as I had originally wanted to, and so I was happy I did the virtual wineries experience here. It was a nice way to learn about the region and the different winemakers, while tasting some wines along the way (with the video). I found my time in the Aromas room (basically,... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This was recommended to us from our hotel across the road. So glad we took the time. We watched the film about the Napier earthquake and had a tasting of superb local wine. Film was thoroughly interesting... what an amazing rebuild. Next time we will definitely try a tasting adventure.

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Leenaun, Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

My second time to visit (this time with family from Ireland). With not enough time to do a winery tour this was the next best thing. very friendly staff and extremely knowledgeable. Superb location in the heart of Napier within walking distance to many nice restaurants.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

What an awesome place. Such a huge variety of local and national wines. Although we didn't have time for a formal wine tasting session, Andy was very knowledgeable and we were able to taste a few samples to help us narrow down our choices before purchasing a few bottles....at cellar door prices!! Thanks so much.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

What a great building and extensive wine collection. Worth a visit and a purchase or two. This is the whole wine experience in wonderful surrounds right in the middle of town.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is like the best wine experience in the world. They have a huge selection of tailor-made wine tastings. So much more informative than just your normal run of the mill wine tastings. Clare in the shop was so welcoming, we stayed for 2 hours. We enjoyed the Extravaganza Wine Tasting, a 6 wine interactive wine tasting followed by a... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Greeted by Andy who was amazing. We did a wine tasting adventure tasting, which started in aroma rooms, then we had a 6 wine flight tasting with an interactive film. So cool, never seen anything like it. We decided to also partake in a dessert wine tasting. We could have stayed there all day, Of course we left with some... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The New Zealand Wine Centre is located in an Art Deco building in central Napier and is worth visiting as an introduction to the region's wines, as well as those of other parts of the country. It includes film tours of the Hawkes Bay region.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We love wine and think we are have a reasonable knowledge of how to taste and what we are looking for. These tastings are amazing, we did the Wine tasting adventure and the dessert wine tasting. Great value for money we tasted a total of 9 wines, the staff were so friendly and knowledgeable, we found ourselves walking out with... More 

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