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“a great nose”
Review of New Zealand Wine Centre - CLOSED

New Zealand Wine Centre
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Owner description: The New Zealand Wine Centre is one of Napier's Must-Do attractions. It is truly a wine lovers paradise or a good place to start to experience all about Hawke's Bay wines. The Hawke's Bay wine country has a lot to offer and produces great wines - the New Zealand Wine Centre makes it easy for everyone to learn, taste and enjoy great wines. Choose from over six different tasting options, go on a virtual scenic flight over the Bay or watch the History of Napier Film. As another little extra, the New Zealand Wine Centre is located in the iconic AMP building, a must-see for Art Deco Lovers.
Reviewed January 22, 2013

Code NZWCO9
this was a fantastic expereince to be able to sit and have the wine makers explain their latest, then to be able to have a taste, a great variety of varieties. (red wine selection)
the smell expereince wa sgood also.
our guide was helpful and knew his stuff.
we went back the next day and tried the sweet delights, yum. (the wines great but the little cakes should have been home made not shope bought slice!!!)

Thank Diane L
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Reviewed January 15, 2013

We learned so much from the virtual tour and scent room (we took the red wine tour). It's made a big difference in how I select my wines.

Thank Queenmarti
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Reviewed January 13, 2013

It is a perfect way to compare many different New Zealand wines in one place, the concept of tasting and video explanation is perfect. Thanks also to the staff who were helpful and knowledgeable.

Thank Keith N
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Stefanie Z, General Manager at New Zealand Wine Centre, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2013

Dear Keith N,
thank you for your review and the feedback provided. I am glad to hear you enjoyed the famous wine tasting adventure and our different apporach to showcasing the best of a wine region to visitors. We hope you come back and see us next time you are in the Bay and enjoy some other tasting options we have.
Best Regards, Stefanie

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Reviewed January 13, 2013

The whole experience was worth while.The smell room was awesome.It is somewhere everyone should do while in New Zealand.
Code NZWC08

Thank Keithlin
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Reviewed January 12, 2013

The sensual experience of smells associated with wines in the aroma room was most helpful in the next theatre where tasting and visiting the wineries and winemakers via the video display completed a great experience worth the minimal outlay. There is a separate area for red and white wines with a great selection of off the shelf purchases. The staff were most helpful and we were given a platter of nibbles as a gesture of our appreciative remarks. The wine makers in the video should note what region they are located so one can gauge any variations regionally.Overall a great opportunity to see Hawkes Bay wines. Thanks so much

Thank rayseee
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