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Brennan Wines

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

This was the last winery we visited in Gibbston Valley, we enjoyed a tasting full of facts from our host and found the wines to be accurately described, we purchased a number of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Don M
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the last winery we visited in Gibbston Valley, we enjoyed a tasting full of facts from our host and found the wines to be accurately described, we purchased a number of bottles to be saved for special occasions. Small, new and smart, well worth going slightly out of your way to get to.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Pros Interesting wines with some unusual varietals. Knowledgeable staff. Nice outdoor seating with petanque. Platter options that looked good. Close to Queenstown Cons $15 to taste 6 wines or $20 for the range (refundable with a purchase of 2 x bottles) seems a tad high if you are not interested in the varietals.

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New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Beautiful setting to try the wines. Staff very knowledgeable and friendly. Not used to having to pay for wine tastings though, we often go wine tasting in Australia and this always free!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We come here a few times a year.This time we took friends over from the UK. It was our last vineyard of the afternoon. We always save the best until last. Very informative staff and boy some fantastic wine.I live their Pinot noirs ( for a few years now we have been cellaring a 2009 Pinot) .This time we loved... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Brennan Wines is in the Gibbston Valley and is well worth a visit if you like your Pinots. They won a gold medal for their 2014 B2 Pinot and in my opinion their 2010 and 2011 Pinots are even better. We thoroughly enjoyed the hospitality of Jose and a delicious platter at a picnic table whilst we admired the views.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I thought this was a lovely spot. Beautiful outdoor picnic areas and some nice wines. The pick of the wines for us was the rose, but the gerwertz blend and top of the range Pinot also held their own. If you are on the road and looking for a picnic spot this would be a must do.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

After trying Brennan wines in Auckland I sought out this little gem of a winery to try the whole range. Just 30 minutes or so drive from queenstown. Josie is a fantastic host, very knowledgable and accomodating. Don't miss this winery!

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The staff were very knowledgeable and very very nice. The wine was very good so bought a bottle of Trio

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Here you can taste 8 different wines for just 12NZD or use it to buy any of they're fabulous wines. They experiment and try with new grapes which makes this winery very unique in its variety. Also, the lady that guided us through the tastings was very professional and informative and even recommended things to do in the area. We... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Fantastic location, a quiet picnic setting amongst the vines, surrounded by snow capped mountain peaks. Superb wines, the Pinots are especially moorish, substantial picnic platters, even a friendly game of Bouche. It doesn't get much better.

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