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Rimu Grove Winery

53 Bronte Road East, Bronte, Mapua 7173, New Zealand
+64 3-540 2345
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Very good wine from a small vineyard

This is one of those serendipity stories. Young American travelling back to Nelson grinds farmer... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
654GregP654
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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The most beautiful view while tasting wine!

It is the most beautiful winery I have ever seen. It is located on the hills and from the tasting... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
Mehrnoosh K
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Brisbane, Australia
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Rimu Grove is committed to producing the finest wine that reflects the terroir of the Nelson Moutere winegrowing region. The Rimu Grove philosophy starts with an uncompromising desire to produce the best wines possible. Meticulous management in the vineyard produces grapes with a fine balance of varietal flavours, textures and aromas. The fruit and wine are handled carefully to retain and accentuate those delicate characteristics. Every effort is made to produce the finest wine.
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  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“great wine” (4 reviews)
“pinot noir” (7 reviews)
“wine tasting” (3 reviews)
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53 Bronte Road East, Bronte, Mapua 7173, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of those serendipity stories. Young American travelling back to Nelson grinds farmer uprooting Apple tress. Falls in love with the place, arranges finance, works ground at weekends and finally makes wine. We loved several of them but in particular the Pinot noir

1  Thank 654GregP654
Reviewed 11 January 2017

It is the most beautiful winery I have ever seen. It is located on the hills and from the tasting room you can see the bay, the hilly vineyard and gorgeous surrounding. The room has interesting decoration and you also can seat outside and enjoy...More

1  Thank Mehrnoosh K
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The lady owner here was excellent. The seeing of the vineyard and the views across the vines to the inlet were stunning. A very informative tasting which led to purchase of their delightful Rose. We have not been to rimu bar down at water front.

1  Thank galfrog
Reviewed 11 February 2016

We were able to walk to this winery from our B&B and had a great time interacting with Thelma. She explained each wine she poured and made the whole experience lots of fun - and of course we bought some wine.

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent wine tasting and two fantastic pizzas and the platter between six. Patrick talked us through the wines. We will definitely return when next up this way!

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Rimu Grove winery has just opened in Shed4 on Mapua Wharf. A great write up in the local paper saw us go there on Saturday 2 January. Wine tasting and light lunch attracted us to take our overseas visitors. We asked what could be tasted...More

Thank Gumtree04
Patrick S, Owner at Rimu Grove Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2016

Dear Gumtree - my sincere apologies. A family emergency left us short-staffed and with the throngs of people, we were overwhelmed. I encourage you to visit again so that we can show you a sample of the great wines Nelson has to offer. Regards, Patrick

Reviewed 28 December 2015

Visited on a quiet afternoon, sat on the deck and tasted the wines, while admiring the view. Our host knew her wines and was delightful. Had to take some with me!

Thank vitraveller2015
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

Visited on a sunny afternoon on an impromptu DIY winery tour through Nelson. Was great to sit on the sunny deck and listen to the quirky stories behind each wine. The wines themselves were delicious. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Khoad457
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Our host Theresa has been involved with the vineyard for a very long time, and was an expert on the wines and food matches, she was happy to explain the best way to cook scallops (in a little butter then add a glass of chardonnay...More

Thank Lyndam135
Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

The Rimu Grove winery was the highlight for us on a tour of 5 in the Nelson region. Fantastic views are only bettered by the excellent wines, and the friendly and knowledgable patter of Thelma at the cellar door. Enjoyed a beautiful tasting and went...More

2  Thank LondonConyers
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