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Chard Farm Winery

205 Chard Road | Gibbston, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
+64 3-442 6110
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Specialising in Pinot Noir, Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc and Gewurztraminer. Cellar Door Open for tastings 10am - 5pm weekdays and 11am - 5pm on weekends
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“cellar door” (28 reviews)
“pinot noir” (21 reviews)
“wine tasting” (19 reviews)
205 Chard Road | Gibbston, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
+64 3-442 6110
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

since first visiting in 1996 we have loved Chard Farm. Their story, their location and of course their lovely wines. We always visit when in the country and this time was no exception. This is a small, beautiful winery in a fantastic location. Take time...More

Thank quin-i-bog
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We visited Chard Farm winery on a food and wine tour today. A beautiful location, lovely people and great wines! Well worth a visit.

Thank KirstenBoys
MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Most amazing place to visit, travelling initially along a narrow mountain side driveway with a very steep drop Incredible views! Once there a bit disappointing / only s tasting place, no internal tours, food or sense of involvement They could certainly do a lot more...More

Thank andlou7
MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

We are sorry that you were disappointed with your visit to Chard Farm. I am sure you can understand, that if we did have a restaurant at Chard Farm then that would increase traffic on the road and also the possibility of guests consuming more...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Our host was friendly, funny and knowledgeable of the wines. There is a $10 tasting fee if you don't purchase wines which is donated to a local hospice. Pinots were great (unsurprisingly). A stunning view and a white knuckle drive up the 2km road. Worth...More

Thank meikadalton
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The host of our B&B recommended Chard Farm - he said the wine is fine but the views are spectacular. He was right on both counts. We've had better wine but the tasting experience was really quite fun. There was literally one woman serving a...More

Thank Jewelsworld
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This was a lovely winery and a great little trip up a hillside to get to the Cellar Door (tasting room). The host is gracious and knowledgeable and the wines are delicious. We visited five wineries (Carrick, Mt. Difficulty, Amisfield, Peregrine and Chard Farm Winery....More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We stumbled upon this winery a short distance from Queenstown. We were hoping to get a bite with a tasting but, alas, no food. But the wine was quite good. We wound up buying several bottles even though it meant we'd have to lug them...More

Thank Timay11
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

What a great tasting. A room full of punters wanting a taste, being served by 1 person and she managed to make us all feel special. Oh and the wines were delicious.

Thank ninaian
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The drive to the winery is beautiful (note: the driveway is narrow, and you are driving along a steep drop). The wine is delicious, and we bought two bottles of the Pinot Noir. A wonderful stop, and a great excuse to drive around Central Otago.

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Down a long winding gravel road opposite the Kawarau Bungy jumping site, Chard Farm was one of the pioneers in Central Otago winemaking. It has flourished, and it's a great venue for a wine tasting, and a chance to catch up on some history of...More

Thank Don M
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24 June 2015|
Response from MitchB222 | Property representative |
Sorry, we don't have transfers. Yes you will need to drive yourself to Chard Farm or go with a wine tour operator. Our hours are Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am to 5pm.If you have any other questions... More
28 April 2015|
Response from MitchB222 | Property representative |
Chard Farm does not have a charge for wine tasting . If you are not purchasing any wine on the day we do appreciate a donation towards our recycling program. We look forward to your visit.