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Address: 37 Lake Timara Rd, Blenheim, New Zealand
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Description: Spy Valley is a New Zealand Family owned must-visit winery with a...
Spy Valley is a New Zealand Family owned must-visit winery with a reputation for consistently producing great value, award-winning wines. Come and experience complimentary tastings of our wines, see award winning architecture and learn the secrets behind the name, Spy Valley. For the non-wine drinkers, try our estate grown olive oil, play in the Kids' corner or have a picnic and enjoy the view. We are the 2013 Winner of the "Best of Wine Tourism" award for Architecture and Landscapes. Summer Hours: Open daily 10.30am - 4.30pm October- April Winter Hours: Mon-Fri 10.30am-4.30pm May - October
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An excellent winery to visit

Wife and I had a tour here and really enjoyed it. The guide was very knowledgeable about all aspects of this family run company. Really enjoyed all aspects of the tour, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
BrettRiddett
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Wife and I had a tour here and really enjoyed it. The guide was very knowledgeable about all aspects of this family run company. Really enjoyed all aspects of the tour, the grounds, the winery and the tasting. Well worth the visit. Since returning home we have purchased from the company through their local distributor that's how impressed we were.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Loved the tastings here. Lady that served us was very knowledgeable and gave us a great insight to the wines on offer. Also found that we can get hold of in UK so added bonus

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Brunswick, Georgia
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176 reviews 176 reviews
57 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We stopped here on a tour and we're glad we did. The winery is beautiful and makes every attempt to be Eco-friendly. The building is an interesting architecture, quite attractive. The wines we tried were very tasty too. We were given a tour of the winery itself and it was quite fun to see how the wines are made, bottled,... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Husband and I enjoyed our visit here - there was a good selection of wines to taste (at no charge), the setting was serene (vineyards, manicured lawns, sculptures and water features), the hostess was knowledgeable and friendly, and there was shady car parks (great for a hot day!). There were toys to keep younger children occupied while parents tasted the... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

There was a reasonable selection of wines to try, and the staff member was knoweldgeable and helpful. Several of their wines are enjoyable as is their olive oil . The setting is pleasant as is the drive to the winery.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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23 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Well done to Tracey and Tash for making our visit so memorable. Their knowledge and friendliness shone through as we moved through their wines. Their Envoy range is amongst the best that I have tasted. The setting is also stunning. A wow experience.

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Prophetstown, Illinois
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115 reviews 115 reviews
18 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We have enjoyed Spy Valley wines in the U.S. were looking forward to our visit. We were not disappointed. The most fun is connecting the name with the locale. It is located in an area called "Spy Valley" due to 2 large globe like radio communication globes just down the road. We had not noticed that the label as morse... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Our first stop today and our favorite while touring the Marlborough wine region. We are not huge white wine lovers but theirs were good and their few reds were very nice and tasty. They do a good job of being hip with all their attention to detail considering they are in the "Spy Valley Region." (think James Bond) The woman... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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78 reviews 78 reviews
19 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We visited here today for a wine tasting. The host kindly asked where we were from, and introduced us to the others tasting. We ended up being a large group of 10 tasting. Sadly my favourite wine, the oaked Chardonnay wasn't for sale...all sold out! Which was the main reason why I visited. Never mind we bought some other great... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We loved this winery and the quirky touches. Everything is spy-themed without being juvenile or overpowering; they have some lovely Tshirts (although perhaps a bit expensive) and baseball caps etc. Nicely themed on the local spy satellite station. We enjoyed the sense of humour in the building and surrounds; the high windows on the left above the moat as you... More 

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