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Address: 211 New Renwick Road, Blenheim RD2, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 3578 4036
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came here for lunch while touring around the area and was really impressed.Beautiful vineyard and great winetasting so decided to have lunch here as well. well set out big... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

came here for lunch while touring around the area and was really impressed.Beautiful vineyard and great winetasting so decided to have lunch here as well. well set out big sprawling area. Had a wonderful platter between 4 and bottle of wine and was not even too badly priced. would definately recommend

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

what a beautiful place to visit. Brenda, our sommelier was fantastic, so knowledgeable and so enthusiastic............took us from absolute novices to understanding a whole lot more about wines and what things make the difference in taste, and all without being patronising and pretentious.

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Werribee, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

LIving in Blenheim for 20 years you dont appreciate what's on your doorstep. Travelled back there and for old times sake (used to walk it with my Nan and run it for school cross country) went for a wander to check it out. Had forgotten how amazing the views are and how tranquil the walk can be. The look out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This is a large production winery, however the tasting experience was personal and informative. The host explained how we can easily ship wine home and was helpful in general. I would recommend this winery for the beautiful setting and professional staff. The wine was above average.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

If you like a medium fitness level hike with stunning views (Minimum 1hr) you must do this next time you visit Blenheim. Even when you get to the first pit stop the views are magnificent, not only across the Wairau plains but on a clear day you can see the North Island and if you are lucky, you can see... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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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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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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Bergen, Norway
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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
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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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whakatane
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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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