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Chard Farm Winery

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Address: 205 Chard Road | Gibbston, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-442 6110

Specialising in Pinot Noir, Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon...

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

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Great wine, friendly service!

A tight, winding dirt road with great scenery leads you to this charming winery. It was busy when we visited but the host made us very welcome. Everyone should find a wine to suit... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A tight, winding dirt road with great scenery leads you to this charming winery. It was busy when we visited but the host made us very welcome. Everyone should find a wine to suit their taste here. Free delivery to Aus. Was great for us. Highly recommend a visit here.

Thank Anne0366
Köping, Västmanlands Län, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This winery is along the highway north out of Queenstown, you will see it on your right side. The Little gravel road to the winery after the turn of will take your breath away. It is 2 km of narrow and exciting road. Only that is Worth a visit. And the winery, well one of my Central Otago favourites, charming... More 

Thank Michael A
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning spot! Pauline was a fabulous hostess and we were able to try some really delicious wines. We highly recommend a visit here as part of your wine tour of the Ottago region.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited this winery over the years and have fond memories of Tiger Thompson running the tastings. Well, they have a more than adequate replacement in Pauline who was our hostess. Great knowledge of her wines, and prepared to do a few things differently including a blind tasting when she thought it would be beneficial. Don't be afraid to... More 

Thank ffBri
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were expecting so much more but sadly were disappointed. Staff were not very friendly or genuine, gave us the cheaper wines (I don't know if it's because we looked younger) but overall was just not that great. We would normally buy the more expensive Pinots but after being told we could not taste decided we would not buy. I'm... More 

Thank 873georgiar
Aix-les-Bains, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

It was my boyfriend birthday, and I planned a stop for a quick tasting at this winery. The location is just superb ! We were welcome by Joe, who was amazing, and very knowledgable. We had a great time thanks to her. We finally left with a delicious bottle of Chardonnay (the oaky one). I definitely recommend it !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our tastings. Free tasting. Bought several bottles to enjoy on our trip. Beautiful cliff side setting. Competitive pricing. Would not miss this one. Be careful on the road up to the cellar door!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the winery for a tasting prior to a lunch elsewhere. We were immediately impressed by the location and the attitude of the Cellar Door Manager Pauline who was very knowledgeable about her product and provided a very amiable environment for us to taste in. We purchased several bottles and will return next time we are down that way.

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

What a gorgeous little place I bought a chardonnay which was particularly good. The road is pretty scary with no turning around once your committed.

Thank Anne255371
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is a place that is accessible by a "road" that would deter most drivers, especially from overseas. If you do go, there is an interesting sculpture in grape vine of a woman riding a bicycle - definitely worth a photo. The cellar bar is tended by knowledgeable staff. Be aware that if you do not buy a bottle, you... More 

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