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Spy Valley Wines

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I had read this is a family-owned vineyard so I made a point to visit while in The Marlborough wine... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Judgefoodie
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Lively winery with fun staff

We visited Spy Valley during a Marlborough wine tour, and we were not let down. The James Bond... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Matthew D
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New York
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Spy Valley is a New Zealand Family owned must-visit winery with a reputation for consistently producing great value, sustainable, award-winning wines. Come and experience complimentary tastings of our wines, see award winning architecture and learn...more
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37 Lake Timara Road West, Blenheim 7276, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

I had read this is a family-owned vineyard so I made a point to visit while in The Marlborough wine district. We were served by a very knowledgeable, friendly woman who helped us navigate the wines based on our expressed preferences. She also provided me...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We visited Spy Valley during a Marlborough wine tour, and we were not let down. The James Bond memorabilia and morse code on the bottles keeps a local theme alive. The most important part -- the wine -- was delicious. We were able to taste...More

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SpyValley, Manager at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you for the lovely comments! We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your time in New Zealand.

Reviewed 10 April 2018

Our recent cruise through New Zealand took us on a wine tour in this region. Spy Valley was our 2nd stop on the winery tour and was perfect. The weather cooperated and the experience was great. Given the timing of our tour, and the fact...More

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SpyValley, Manager at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit, harvest is a great time to visit Marlborough with the vines looking so lush. Thank you for taking the time to write a review on us!

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

The hostess was attentive at the best degree possible. We really enjoyed our stop here. We sat right in front of the Pinot noir harvest and the mountains.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

During our two days in Marlborough, we went to 7 wineries with the intent of buying several bottles to take home. Of the 7 bottles we bought to take home, 5 were from Spy Valley, overall winning our taste palettes. It was also nice to...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We stopped here on a tour with "Your Local Chauffeur" tours and had a wonderful time! The wines are fabulous and the staff was very well informed and were delightful.

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

We had a great tour of the winery, learning about their grapes, harvesting, aging and bottling. We then had a taste of more than enough wines. We liked the Envoy wine the best, were a little disappointed with the Spy Valley labeled wines considering the...More

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SpyValley, Manager at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you for your feedback! We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your time in Marlborough :)

Reviewed 15 February 2018

Perfect set-up, starting with shady parking places, nice modern building with fantastic views, efficient staff, and tasting is free (though we haven't bought any wine). We liked all the white wines offered, however not the reds. The reason why only 4 points: we felt the...More

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SpyValley, Manager at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you for your feedback! We love to hear customer perceptions good or bad so that we can continue to make any positive improvements :)

Reviewed 31 January 2018

We recently toured this winery while on an excursion through Celebrity Cruises. The location is simply beautiful with breathless views. We learned a lot about the grapes and varieties of wines grown here. The guide was knowlegable and able to answer our questions. Tastings were...More

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SpyValley, Manager at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you for the lovely comment, we hope you enjoyed the rest of your cruise!

Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Fantastic wine tasting and hospitality by the Spy Valley staff. Had complimentary tasting of 7 wines (all were delicious and served with generous helpings) and then they allowed us to have our picnic outside on a beautiful sunny day and poured us a complimentary free...More

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SpyValley, Manager at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

We are so glad that you enjoyed your time at Spy! Echelon is the perfect summer drop> We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your time in Marlborough. Safe travels.

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BenAkaJes
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Hi BenAkaJes, thank you for your question, and thank you to the lovely people who have answered it! You guys must have visited us before! Our flagship 'Spy Valley' range of wines starts at $17.90 for Sauvignon Blanc, other... More
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