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Address: Loff Hagen Drive | Waipara, Waipara 8270, New Zealand
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Waipara Wine Trail Tour from Christchurch
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Highly recommended by locals

I got information about this winery from locals, it was quick stop for wine tasting but nice and relax.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I got information about this winery from locals, it was quick stop for wine tasting but nice and relax.

Thank 02091972
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped off at Torlesse to taste some wines. A very interesting range including a few wines I had not seen in NZ before. The wines were good and the Port was stand out. Good banter along with being informative lead to an all round good experience. Will be back to top up when we next pass. Cheers

Thank Gadjie82
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

great wine tasting here. Worth the stop. Staff were excellent and the atmosphere was awesome, highly recommended 10/10

Thank chris_cairns
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

My party visited this winery as part of a Waipara Valley Wine Tours activity. Let me say from the start that Waipara Wine Tours were a wonderful company and treated us very well. Their driver was fun, courteous, flexible to accommodate our timetable and knowledgeable and the tour itself was good value for money. I would recommend them whole heartedly.... More 

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Kym R, Manager at Torlesse Wines, responded to this review

The second part of the review from BUT is rather strange. If a young woman dresses nicely, puts on makeup and her appearance is well groomed, it would seem the purpose is to be noticed. Oggled is one descriptor but perhaps another would be appreciation that they looked good. Then it gets worse, the reviewer has opinions made from no... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Perfect tasting and a long nice talk with thw owners. We tried everything from the sauvignon blanc to the port, all very pleasant. Left the winery with several great bottle of wines, looking forward to drink it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the experience staff were wonderful very informative friendly. great wines excellent port. A must visit. Lovely experience recommend it.

Thank Rocket01
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This winery excels at what they do. Excellent humour from the owners - exceptional wine - had to go back and restock before leaving.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Santa Barbara, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This winery is a good stop and if your aiming to get a little exercise ask about hiring a bike for the Wine Trail. There wasn't one Wine we didn't enjoy. The owner takes a little getting used to as he has a dry sense of humor but once you get it your all set. The Wine Trail is absolutely... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Always make it a waypoint when passing through from Blenheim to Christchurch. And now that the main trunk line has changed, it don't stop me from making a wee detour. The Cassis Blackcurrant is absolute heaven to my lips! Service is always perfect and the setting is outstanding!

Thank CookMeSomeEggs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Dropped in for a tasting on a tour of vineries. Some nice wines with very friendly chatty service and information. Best bit was their port a really unusual thing and interesting taste. I was forced to buy a bottle!

Thank Hartshay

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