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Brennan Wines

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Address: 86 Gibbston Back Road | Gibbston, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3 442 4315
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

Iconic Central Otago wines, Pinot Noir, Tempranillo, Pinot Grigio, Pinot...

Iconic Central Otago wines, Pinot Noir, Tempranillo, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Rose - tastings - light lunches available or bring your own picnic

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Excellent variety of wines, knowledgable host

I recently visited Brennan Wines for the first time as part of a wine tour. I was very impressed with the wide variety of wines on offer, including some different varietals... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Queenstown, New Zealand
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently visited Brennan Wines for the first time as part of a wine tour. I was very impressed with the wide variety of wines on offer, including some different varietals outside of the norm. Our host was very informative and interesting. Nothing was a bother, we were able to take our time, ask a lot of questions and generally... More 

Thank bluegoldhighlander
Invercargill, New Zealand
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brennan Wines has been our favorite for a few years now, popped in to restock our wine cabinet as we don't live in the area anymore. Fiona was amazing, re-familiarized us with many old favorites. Needless to say we left with a full car boot.

Thank BarterTrader
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped off here and did a wine tasting with a delicious cheese platter. The fire was roaring, the lovely gentleman was very knowledgeable about the wines, and it was a lovely way to spend an afternoon.

Thank beaniewellington
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first stop on our wine tour with New Zealand Wine Tours, and what a stop it was. Not knowing much about wine and not being a big fan of wine (was mainly there because my partner likes red), I found this place to be absolutely fantastic! The atmosphere of the cellar door was incredible and the service... More 

Thank Amber D
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First stop on our full day wine tour. Loved the fire, the wine and ended up buying some lovely glasses. The owner was great and was happy to talk about all the wines. Did not feel rushed, relaxing experience.

Thank Jody-Dubbo
Queenstown, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Stopped here with some girlfriends for the first time (shocking considering i'm a local!) and absolutely loved it. As some people have stated, it is $15 to taste (9 wines though), which encourages you to buy a bottle as the waive the tasting fee per bottle purchased. I think that's a great idea - smart marketing! But in all honesty,... More 

Thank RC1993
Epsom, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Wow......a cellar door experience not to forget! If you ever make it to the end of Gibbston Valley stop off at Brennan....you won't be disappointed. We stepped into their small cellar tasting room, with a gorgeous roaring fire, lovely lounge chairs and a super attentive host - in Rebecca - it felt like home immediately! Brennan's wines are of a... More 

Thank Charlotte M
Sydney, Australia
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in to Brennan with our two kids (11 and 7) and they immediately went for the pétanque court and had a fantastic half an hour... Leaving us free to work our way through a great selection of wines for tasting in front of a roaring fire. We ended up buying the Pinot Gris, B2 Pinot noir and the... More 

Thank SarahKate_73
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Considering you have an amazing variety of cellar door tastings that you can do in the Gibbston valley I would give Brennan a miss. The lady who was running our tasting was not busy but seemed completely disinterested in giving us a positive experience. She would ask us questions and then walk away before even hearing our answers to them-... More 

Thank 485katet
Melbourne Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

We planned a leisurely drive through the valley and had brought our own picnic on the last day of our Queenstown visit. Mel at Coronation Lodge (also recommended) suggested we visit Brennan as they were happy for people to enjoy a picnic there. It was the perfect venue, we did the tasting (excellent info given) and then bought a glass... More 

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