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Church Road Winery

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Address: 150 Church Road, Taradale | Taradale, Napier, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 6-833 8234
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Interesting history, delicious wine

The Church Road cellar is on the most beautiful buildings made of recycled materials. A wedding held here would just be stunning! The tour was good, I would have liked more detail... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The Church Road cellar is on the most beautiful buildings made of recycled materials. A wedding held here would just be stunning! The tour was good, I would have liked more detail on the wine making process but our guide certainly had personality and passion for the business. The story behind the winery was very interesting. The wine itself was... More 

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Havelock North
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Lovely dinner, friendly waiters. Will go again. Great wine list and a beautiful setting. Would be great to eat outside on a summer day!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Best winery lunch this trip and we did 5 winery lunches. The lunch here was far nicer than Elephant Hill, Craggy Range & Black Barn & we have always thought those 3 were the ones to beat, but this was much better & you could have there top of the range wines by the glass.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

My wife and I swung by the winery in the morning to book ourselves onto the afternoon tour. When we came back, the sun was beating down and the cellars were nice and cool. Our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly and the tasting at the end was welcome! A few dollars more got us the Grand Reserve tasting, which... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

One of the Bay's oldest wineries with a wide range of wines including some unusual varieties. Great platter was enjoyed while taking a short break from the tasting!

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Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We did a tour though the winery. The guide was very competent and knowledgeable. Interesting stories on history of the winery and Hawke's Bay. In the end we had an extensive wine tasting session and got even more story telling how the founder of the winery made the wine and how he generated the label.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Popped in here for some food and wine. The grounds are beautiful and inside is rustic and warm. The wine was delicious and the shared plate was decadent and tasty.

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Wellington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Great location, and great wines. Staff were really informative and helpful. Happy to let us taste many wines, so we did! Good value wines at the cellar door. Didn't eat here but the platter we saw looked fantastic.

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Clackamas, OR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The highlight of our visit here was the Sharing Platter on the lunch menu - elegant and tasty. Don't miss this treat. I paired it with their Pinot Gris, which was lovely.The newly Cellar Door is a lovely place to eat and taste wine (see photo). We had a low-key but informative tour and wine tasting - the winery museum... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Wow - What a great place with some awesome ambience!! We totally loved the layout - Cellar/Barn type setting. After a beautiful lunch at the restaurant, we were treated to some tasty flavours at the tasting table where the experienced and knowledgeable team led us through the amazing selection of wines, explaining how each one evolved and where it gets... More 

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