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Address: 114 Haycock Road | Hope RD1, Nelson 7081, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-544 9850

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Great fun!

We had a lovely time here tasting wines, learning about the Milcrest process, and even walking among the vineyards. We bought a bottle to carry away on our cycle tour. What fun!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed May 3, 2016
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Kigali, Rwanda
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Kigali, Rwanda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016

We had a lovely time here tasting wines, learning about the Milcrest process, and even walking among the vineyards. We bought a bottle to carry away on our cycle tour. What fun!

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Wellington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2016

A lovely girl did our tastings, she made it a fantastic experience, very informative, yet not pushy. We enjoyed all of the wines, which were free to taste as we bought a couple of bottles. My favourite was the PInot Gris. We'll be back, thank you.

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Thank Dee S
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2016

We headed on the Great Taste Trail and ended up here and this fantastic little winery! We had the big platter for two of us and it was perfect - the right amount of food and all really tasty. Carmen was in charge that day and was fantastic. She had to deal with some less than ideal customers(just plain rude!!!)... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

Best tasting experience we have had in Nelson ever. There red wines are superb. When we stopped we were looking for a good red to drink with friends that night. Our Italian friends were amazed to find Italian varietals made really well. In the end the tasting was a 3 way draw so we left with one of each and... More 

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Thank Colin B
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2015

On a sunny day it was sublime. Platters very good although probably aimed at older and smaller appetites! Service great. Will visit again.

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Thank Allan S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

We've visited 11 wineries as part of a tour of Marlborough and Nelson and this one was amongst the best. The wine was exceptional, the setting was stunning, and the host Carmen was by far the most fun and informative host of all the places we visited. It was refreshing to visit a winery that was so relaxed and welcoming.... More 

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Pukekohe East, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

People! !! Time to find the hidden gems. This is it. Slightly off the great taste cycle trail but only a little detour. Easy car ride from nelson. Rustic friendly rural nz. We enjoyed the pinot gris and chardonnay in particular boutique vineyards can be better ! Simple platters served without pretence but honesty and humbly. Take a detour. And... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2015

We are so pleased that we discovered this wee gem of a winery. Tastings were $5 but free if you purchase wine. We tasted 5 wines and they were all special. I finally discovered a Pinot Gris that I can enjoy. They also produce a few different grape varieties not so common in New Zealand. We didn't order a platter... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2014

We visited Milcrest estate during a self-guided tour with the Gentle Cycling Company and rank it as the best for both the wines and the hostess of all the vineyards we visited across New Zealand. Definitely include on your itinerary.

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Thank jlichti
Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013

We first tried Milcrest's red wines last year and fell in love. Nelson isn't known for Pinot Noir or Syrahs, but these folks are proving that something special is possible. We love taking friends and family out to the cellar door - Terry is so hospitable and makes us feel like he has all the time in the world.

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