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Brennan Wines

Address: 86 Gibbston Back Road, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3 442 4315
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Ranked #115 of 202 Activities in Queenstown
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This winery is tucked away on the back road of Mt Rosa. It's not hard to find but you have to hunt it down. The wines are superb as is the service. Particularly I'd like to mention Jenna who really new her wine and was extremely knowledgable and helpful to us. There are some picnic areas, so take a lunch... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We visited three wineries on an afternoon tour out of Queenstown. Gibbston Valley was the largest and most institutional (but still great), Mt Rosa was disorganized and 'flat', and Brennan was the most friendly and one we felt most comfortable in (and where we bought the most wine, too!). They also have nice food plates as well as a good... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This was probably the best rating experience we had in central otago. Being able to taste different vintages in the same wine, as well as different treatments of the same grape was very worthwhile.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We went with a van full of neighbors what a great afternoon. We started off with wine tasting and a good commentary of the wines. After trying a number of lovely wines we finished with platters. What a great variety of first class food everyone thoroughly enjoying it. Most of us purchased a bottle before leaving. Would I return.... most... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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46 reviews 46 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Loved my recent trip to Brennan wines. It was recommended to us by one of the waitresses at the Blue Kanu restaurant and I am so pleased we visited. The owner is very charismatic. The setting is gorgeous – views of the mountains over the vineyards. I noticed that there was plenty of platters available to order, although we did... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We had been to several wineries between Clyde and Queenstown and were wondering where the good Pinot Noir was when we happened upon this small winery. Okay, we are a bit wine snobs having lived in California for several years. Brennan wines are excellent wines, good enough to buy and take home. The whole tasting, small plates, and the beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

After a tasting at Peregrine we heading up to Brennan's knowing the wine was fabulous and there was a chance to grab a bite to eat for lunch. We did a fabulous wine tasting then sat in the sun and had a fabulous platter - as two hungry travellers with good appetites and gourmet tendancies we were REALLY impressed both... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Good wine is not cheap to produce so I was happy to pay to taste these excellent wines. I think fee refunded against value of wines purchased but tasting fee also reduces the obligation to buy if you're travelling light.

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North Palm Beach, Florida
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204 reviews 204 reviews
67 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

One of the bartenders at Gibbston valley winery recommended this winery. It is on a back road, not far off 6 . It is a small vineyard . It was Xmas eve and the winery was inhabited by one of the owners and a friendly Lab, It had several wines to taste . We purchased an excellent Rose, very dry.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

This is a lovely setting for their winery, very friendly and knowledgable staff, and learned there wine had been featured on an episode of "Big Bang Theory". Quiet and most importantly the wine is very tasty.

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