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Spy Valley Wines

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A lovely tasting in the sun

Really interesting tasting. The morse code on the labels is quite distinctive and the background... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Barry H
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Great wine-tasting experience, thanks to lovely wines and fantastic staff!

Although a smaller winery off the beaten path, unparalleled wine-tasting experience today, best of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, Canada
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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 2 days ago

Really interesting tasting. The morse code on the labels is quite distinctive and the background stories intriguing. Oh, and the wines are nice too - Pinot Gris was my favourite here.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Barry H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you have time go here and have some wine tasting they do a nice one. Not my first choice though if I went back

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although a smaller winery off the beaten path, unparalleled wine-tasting experience today, best of 6 diff wineries we visited, incl some of the most famous and best known! Lovely wines, including required Marlborough Sauv Blancs and Pinot Noirs, but also some unique twists: Iced Sauv...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 31 December 2018

Good tasting of five wines, and a tour of the shipping, storage, tankage and bottling facilities. Bright energetic staff.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David L
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Visited in October. Gave it 8.5/10. Excellent wine with a wide variety. Magnificent setting. Why not choices 1-3? The only real difference was that the first three had somewhere to sit and they brought the wine to you.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul M
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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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

Date of experience: April 2018
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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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ccairns4
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
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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

Date of experience: February 2018
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20 June 2018|
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Response from SpyValley | Property representative |
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