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Church Road Winery

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Address: 150 Church Road | Taradale, Napier 4112, New Zealand
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+64 6-833 8234
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USD 106.12*
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Napier Wine Tour with Chef's Platter
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USD 69.53*
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Napier Afternoon Wine Tour

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Visited on a wet day and arrived quite early but staff very helpful and knowledgable and having tasted the Hawkes Bay Sauvignon blanc could change my favourite from the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
evelynfreer
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited on a wet day and arrived quite early but staff very helpful and knowledgable and having tasted the Hawkes Bay Sauvignon blanc could change my favourite from the Marbourough Savs Lady who did the tasting with us was very knowlegable and definatly not a wine snob which is sometimes the case. WOuld recommend

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Basically it was below average because of the crazy idea of selling plastic cups of wine and cans of beer for outragious prices - why do you need to charge so much (greedy buggas) you could charge $5 and still make big profits - you make concert goers stand for long periods of time to get their drinks - why... More 

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Wolverhampton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called in for a platter lunch. All of the tables were booked so we were offered a picnic blanket. Choose a tree for shade then go to order the food and wine. You can sample the wine before buying. The food and wine were delivered to our picnic blanket. Lovely food and wine accompanied by live music. A super... More 

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Thank kby121148
Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Car parking was a joke, no attempt was made to alert people to this and unless you got lucky you wold have to walk a long way to queue before the bag checkers, the security were also annoying by making statements to the people in the queue that no water or glass was permitted and yet most if not all... More 

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2 Thank ianpatt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK, I am a lifelong fan of James Taylor, but still this was a very special night out for us. We are from Christchurch, so we made a weekend of it. A great venue, good seats, and as usual James came out to talk to the faithful after the gig. Food was good, loved those wood fired Pizzas, Sauvignon Blanc... More 

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service, we had a few people in our group with allergies and the chef was brilliant coming up with several dishes on the spot to cater for them. Brilliant food, wine and amazing views.

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San Francisco, California, USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Church Road is a fantastic venue for a concert. I've seen Tower of Power there years ago and it was one of the Summer music best nights out. Most recently, James Taylor and his All-Star Band on the Sunday before Waitangi Day was not so nice. For starters, bag checkers were taking unopened bottles of water -- what's with that?... More 

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3 Thank HaljoHal
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wine tasting with friendly and professional staff. Superb range of wines in three classifications of quality. Hard to select a favourite as they're all top notch. Sadly for visitors from the UK none of their wines are exported. Stayed for lunch and the food was exquisite.

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Thank Clive C
Gisborne, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great choice of wines to taste and very knowledgeable staff. So good we bought 6 bottles and saved over $20 by joining their wine club.

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Thank NikkiR1970
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were so blown away by the exceptional service we received at church road winery inparticular from Becky. We were doing a biking winery tour for my hens weekend this was the second winery we visited and wished we came here first! Such a relaxed easy going atmosphere and delicious wine! the Pinot Gris was our absolute favourite, we enjoyed... More 

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