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The Winery

14 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-409 2226
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The Winery is the largest tasting of New Zealand's best wines in the world . . . . taste over 80 wines in one place. There's no need for hours of travel to visit a few local wineries. The Winery is located right in the centre of Queenstown and is the only place where you can taste award winning, single vineyard and reserve wines sourced from boutique wineries across New Zealand. Choose the wines you taste; with the simple push of a button you can serve yourself either a taste, half or full glass. Over 700 wines are stocked so you can buy your favourite wines and ship them to over 30 countries with our door-to-door delivery service. Relax and unwind in the comfort of the leather lounge chairs as you enjoy award-winning local cheeses with delicious platters of salami's, breads and olive oils. 8 New Zealand, Scottish and Irish single malt Whisky's can also be tasted and the "Honey Hive" is a specialist Manuka honey store, all within The Winery.
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“nz wines” (37 reviews)
“cheese plate” (72 reviews)
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14 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-409 2226

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great spot. Dropped in for wine and cheese before dinner. Tried a variety of wines in comfortable and warm surroundings Quite affordable so not over the top.All in all an hour well spent.

Thank jim e
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really great place to spend some time in having cheese and crackers and of course many different types of wine. Really cool to be able to sample and then enjoy at your own leisure. They weren't too happy about us splitting our food bill between...More

Thank Sarahroseconroy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I got to experience this spot on my birthday and I didn't want to leave. Friendly staff, the best atmosphere. We were sat on two comfy chairs in the middle of the room and ordered a cold meat platter with bread. This is a must...More

Thank Kookaroo86
Reviewed 17 August 2017

There is a pretty vast selection of wines here (most NZ) and you can try a good number of them. It is a useful way to try before you buy and to explore the key varieties of NZ wines. Cheeseboard is an excellent accompaniment to...More

Thank Shepz85
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Went in here to check out the wine selection and ended up going back in the evening for a mulled wine and a hot buttered smoked rum! Both were top notch and it was nice to chill in the comfy chairs and pleasant surroundings.

Thank James W
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Great way to spend the afternoon, sitting in a comfy chair, surrounding by an amazing selection of wines whilst eating an amazing cheeseboard! Help yourself to a taster, half or full glass from a vast selection of wines. Pair it with the deluxe cheeseboard which...More

Thank Lee_A_B_1976
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We had a voucher for $30 wine credit and a cheeseboard to share and called in one afternoon. We weren't really sure what to expect but the staff were fantastic and explained how it all worked. I like white wine whilst my husband prefers red...More

Thank Selina_J_W
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Cozy place with warm lighting and comfy sofa (and chairs), lots of wine options for tasting & enjoying, especially for those who fancy expensive wine but don't wanna but a full bottle, then tasting option is more than reasonable!! Cold cut plates are really good!!!...More

Thank aheocona
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

What a great idea. Easy and fun way to taste mainly NZ (but others too) wines and see what you like. You get a card which charges up what you have then you settle at the end. Great meat/cheese platters too if you get a...More

Thank Simon c
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Loved this little gem, looks like a bottleshop but once you enter, what a gorgeous place to settle. Great cheese boards and an innovative way to taste wine! Will definitely be back.

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Narelle D
28 April 2016|
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Response from helloAdelaide | Reviewed this property |
All the way from $35 for 25ml of Penfolds Grange Hermitage down. But you can choose some that are quite reasonably priced and get a good range. But you also have the opportunity to taste some wines that you probably could... More