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Spy Valley Wines

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Address: 37 Lake Timara Road West, Blenheim 7276, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3 572 6088
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10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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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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Lovely venue, roaring fire and served a great variety of wines to taste, with a knowledgeable lady asking questions, finding out our likes etc so we maximised the time and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Nigel S
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Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely venue, roaring fire and served a great variety of wines to taste, with a knowledgeable lady asking questions, finding out our likes etc so we maximised the time and tasting. Always happy to answer our questions, recommend this venue and the wine

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Thank Nigel S
SpyValley, Cellar Door at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your tasting experience here at Spy Valley, wine tasting by the fire is our favourite winter pastime! More 

Blenheim, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Marvelous place great to visit this pretty place awesome views and its a beautiful location. Thoroughly enjoyed Ashliegh's presentation on the wines. Favourite part is the open fire and intimate setting for functions and weddings.

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SpyValley, Cellar Door at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this review

Thank you for coming out to visit! I loved having you guys through last week for a tasting a look around, it truly is a beautiful spot! We look forward to your next visit, perhaps in the summer when it's warmer to sit outside for lunch More 

Cordova, Tennessee
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Spy Valley Winery offers premium wine tastings in a very contemporary setting. Its off the main path so we found it to be less busy than some of the other bigger names. Worth visiting to taste their Pinot Noirs and Sauv. Blancs. Also, don't pass up a tasting of their olive oils.

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SpyValley, Cellar Door at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to come out and visit us at our 'Spy home base'! We definitely love being out of the hustle and bustle in the gorgeous Waihopai Valley and are glad you enjoyed the wines we make out here! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Fabulous wines and great prices. Staff were charming and attentive. A must visit to this beautiful location. The owner really appreciated the Roger Moore James Bond!

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Thank Kate B
SpyValley, Cellar Door at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this review

We need to have someone keeping an eye on the place when the doors are closed and who better than Roger Moore! Thank you for visiting our Cellar Door. More 

Jackson, Wyoming
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

We arrived first thing in the morning and walked around while they were opening. So beautiful. The staff was so kind and the wines were superb! I highly recommend it over larger vineyards.

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Thank KatrinaSonger
SpyValley, Cellar Door at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this review

We are very fortunate with our views at Spy Valley!! Thank you for taking the time to come out and visit our Cellar Door. More 

Wellington
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We visited this vineyard and did some wine tasting over Easter and we loved the entire experience. The staff are friendly and unpretentious and really keen to share their stories about the wines. We bought half a dozen and it was shipped to our home in Wellington at no extra cost. Well worth it I think and I would urge... More 

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SpyValley, Cellar Door at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit and hope our wines have been going down a treat back at home! More 

Canberra
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253 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

The winery is in a lovely modern, clean building with good views. The staff member was very friendly and helpful. We have tasted and enjoyed this wine in Australia. They did not charge for a tasting, and also offered free shipping to Australia when one dozen bottles were ordered.

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SpyValley, Cellar Door at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this review

Thank you for being a loyal supporter in Australia, we are glad you made it across the ditch to see where the magic happens! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Easter weekend retreat - our first stop. It was wonderful! We were extended a personal tasting service in the courtyard area. Thoroughly enjoyed the hospitality. Purchased several of the wines. Highly recommend Spy Valley Wines.

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SpyValley, Manager at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this review

Thanks Chris! Great to hear your enjoyed your experience at our Winery and our wines. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

I cut my wine teeth here and I always try to make it back whenever I can. I was literally running to the door to wash the taste of Villa Maria from my mouth and was greeted by the girl who I'm sure was there last time we came - Ashleigh. We had a great selection of wines on offer... More 

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SpyValley, Cellar Door at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this review

I remember your visit well! You were an excellent bunch and made my job very easy. It was lovely seeing you again at the Food Show and I'll have the 2016 wines at the ready for your next trip down to Marlborough! Enjoy the Envoy Riesling and let us know if you run low :) More 

Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here to meet some friends. It's a beautiful spot, the wines are lovely and my toddler was very happy to sit and play with the toys they have set up. The outdoor area is great too. The lady doing our tasting was very knowledgable and opened a bottle for us that wasn't for tasting that day which was... More 

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SpyValley, Cellar Door at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this review

We love catering for all ages including the training area for up and coming 'Spy Agents'. Thank you for visiting and we're glad you enjoyed the wine! More 

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