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Brennan Wines

86 Gibbston Back Road, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
+64 3 442 4315
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Ranked #98 of 165 activities in Queenstown
Type: Wineries
Traveler Description: A visit to Brennan wines is something special. Set on the Back Road in Gibbston the atmosphere within the Valley and mountain ranges makes you want... 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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128 helpful votes 128 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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75 reviews 75 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 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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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

After a few busy and industrial wineries of the valley visiting Brennan was the most pleasant one. The owner answered all our questions and explained the whole process and specific of NZ wines. Tasted lots of various wines and prices are very reasonable too, especially given the service you get there.

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Ogden, Utah, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

My husband and I were spending our honeymoon in Queenstown and we decided to do some wine tasting in the local region. We were told by several people the we needed to check out Brennan Wines. We got to the vineyard when they first opened and we were the only ones there. The gentleman behind the tasting counter was very... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Absolutely charming and so friendly. A must to visit if you are a wine lover or not. The place was gorgeous and the food was lovely too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

We've visited here twice and both times the service and wine tasting was exceptional. Prices for all levels depending on what you are looking for. A boutique winery that is welcoming - do visit!

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

When visiting Queenstown it is an awesome opportunity to check out some wineries and Brennan Wines is one of the little boutique wineries definitely worth visiting. We were recommeded it by a wine maker at a much more established estate and were not disappointed. Staff were exr\tremely friendly and we tried loads of fantastic wine. Now on their mailing list,... More

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