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Wither Hills

Address: 211 New Renwick Road, Blenheim RD2, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 3578 4036
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Ranked #4 of 45 things to do in Blenheim
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink

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Blenheim, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

My wife and I went out for lunch here as the menu was to our taste though unfortunately it did not deliver. The spicy chicken was very dry to say the least, tasteless salad and unusual flavored rice with no sauce to tie the flavours together, followed by a sweet coffee ( no sugar ) and burnt biscuit . It... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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73 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We spent a lovely hour with winemaker Astrid and learned a lot about the wine making process and about NZ wine and Wither Hills in particular. It was just my husband and I on the Vine to Wine tour, so we enjoyed the opportunity to ask as many questions as we wanted and get a really personal tour. We tasted... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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246 attraction reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

One of the better vineyards we visited. Wine: Well-balanced wine with good ageing potential. Try the 2005 and/or 2008 Pinot Noir if you get the chance. Service: Very warm and welcoming staff at this cellar door. More than happy to talk about their wines, and have you try them. Would have loved to have tried the food, but we had... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Loved the vineyard and the view from the top of the building was fantastic. Being able to go down to the cellar was also a kick! Quite nice wines, some were a little fresh but all in all it was a good visit.

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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We went to do the little 'Vine to Wine' tour and had the most enjoyable hour or so you could imagine. I wish I could remember the name of the lovely lady who showed us around (she was a chardonnay fan!) who was knowledgeable and interesting, but kept the atmosphere light and relaxed. The wine tasting was great and I... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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197 reviews 197 reviews
43 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This fabulous winery has a slew of wines to try, and they're happy to spend as much time with you and let you taste as many wines as you'd like. My husband and I visited late morning on a weekday in early November with our 11 month old son. They were very welcoming and even showed us their play area... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

It would be a waste if whilst visiting the Marlborough Valley you did not take time out to visit one of the local winery. We chose Wither Hills as it combined all the elements we wanted to cover during our visit. It has a great restuarant where you can; sample their wine together with great food, have a wine tasting... More 

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Ballina, New South Wales, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Wow! The Wither Hills winery is truly amazing and a must visit. We were lucky enough to have a tour of the facility which supported the winemaking experience. The staff were friendly and knowledgable. It would appear this winery is one of the biggest, if not the largest, so had a selection of wines to sample. We did stay for... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Visited winery on a gourmet wine tour with sounds connection which I would also definitely recommend. Our personal guide Samara was wonderful teaching us all the ins and outs. Wine was the best we tasted. Winery itself was very picturesque. A must inclusion if u visiting the Marlborough wine region.

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Sydney, Australia
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106 attraction reviews
2,732 helpful votes 2,732 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Wither Hills Winery is located in New Renwick Road just outside Blenheim approximately 5 minutes drive (4km) The winery is set against a backdrop of the beautiful Wither Hills ranges and the outside façade is very impressive & modern. We enjoyed tasting the white & red wines as Wither Hills wines are one of our favourite's from NZ. The restaurant... More 

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