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The Winery

14 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-409 2226
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Wine and Cheese Tasting in Queenstown
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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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  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nz wines” (39 reviews)
“cheese plate” (70 reviews)
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14 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-409 2226

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile


Thank Rebecca & J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to try some wines and get a snack before dinner so stopped in here. Extremely helpful staff, tried to understand what we liked and steered us to wine samples that would fit our palate -- did a great job. Food was fine. Ambience...More

Thank FeloniosMonk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place, the whole idea of the swipe card tasting is brilliant - staff were really knowledgable and there were great platters - the place also has a great atmoaphere

Thank wandergirlnz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The winery is a bottle shop come self serve wine bar. It has seating in a very pleasant atmosphere. You can arrange various cheese and or meat platters for your table. It works by you getting a smart card and wine glass. There are 80...More

Thank Wayne N
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Place carries lots of NZ wines from different regions and many many from Central Otago area - the place for good Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. They also carry good selection of San Blanc from Marlborough area as well. The Asian gentleman named Mo was...More

Thank Wander_Lust1969
Reviewed 14 December 2017

This is a great place to go to if you are time-poor, are seeking an introduction to a wide range of good quality NZ wines or want to source lots of wines all in the one spot. The staff were friendly and helpful. The range...More

Thank Angus D
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Oh this place is worth stopping in for. Platters are fantastic and such a huge selection on wine, whiskey and sake! Great seating and really nice atmosphere!

Thank Ryan P
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Had dinner here a couple of weeks ago - meaning we opted for their biggest charcuterie and cheese plate, which also came with some spreads and a honeycomb. These were the perfect accompaniments for tasting the wines here, and there are dozens of wines in...More

Thank avidreaderatl
Reviewed 21 October 2017


Thank IJArchibald
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This store has numerous choices when it comes to all things alcohol - Sake, whiskey, bubbles, dessert wines plus the expected whites and reds. We were able to find something for everyone plus they have comfortable chairs and a few food choices. Great way to...More

Thank drjandthemissus
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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