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No food

Although the grounds are lovely & the wine is fantastic, there was nothing to eat apart from ice... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Gorgeous beach at Spring Creek

Lots of vineyards border the road to Cloudy Bay, lovely part of the country. The road to get to... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Christchurch, New Zealand
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“oysters”(14 reviews)
“sauvignon blanc”(28 reviews)
“cellar door”(30 reviews)
This winery's sauvignon blanc brought international attention to New Zealand's wine region.
Jacksons Road, Rapaura, Blenheim, New Zealand
+64 5209040
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Although the grounds are lovely & the wine is fantastic, there was nothing to eat apart from ice cream & a $30 cheese platter! We drank our wine & went across the road to Allan Scott for a meal.

Thank GinaDig
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

5 option cheese plater was 3 cheeses short of a picnic. Cheeses Christ!! Hoping when we come back next time the bay is sunny

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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Lots of vineyards border the road to Cloudy Bay, lovely part of the country. The road to get to Cloudy bay is Wairau Bar Road, very pretty.

Thank kiwioverseasexperien
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We were quite lucky as when we were there the place was empty. So, try to get there earlier to have better experience. We were served and were brought around to be introduced to the indoor cellar and got short but comprehensive information about Cloudy...More

Thank PYLiew86
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing experience. Will definitely go back. Friendly staff. Amazing place, lovely wine. A vineyard tour would have been nice

Thank GraceM2815
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

The venue is lovely and very well done. However the staff were far from helpful. We arrived to taste and the staff said they were too busy to serve us but said they would come back to us shortly. They didn’t so we gave up...More

2  Thank Praxmeyer
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stopped in to do a wine tasting and decided to share a mid and high priced tastings ($10 and $15 respectively). We thought the wines were average at best, which was disappointing because this was one of the most expensive tasting...More

Thank Matt G
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Dropped by for a tasting at Cloudy Bay and was very happy with our experience. While they do charge a small cost for a tasting, this is discounted from the price if you decide to purchase a bottle, which we did and enjoyed later on...More

Thank Kate C
Reviewed 22 June 2018

It was not that impressive on the outside, but as soon as you entered, it was very classy, upscale. A very airy and open winery. They had wine tasting with fresh oysters, fig.. The big open green lawn is the most comfortable, serene place. Great...More

Thank itcheetam
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We went to Cloudy Bay with the intention of wine tasting, buying wine and having lunch. The moment we entered Cloudy Bay we were ignored despite greeting the staff. This continued while we were waiting. When the staff started to served other patrons who came...More

1  Thank GwaiLoh07
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Response from Traveller_45_UK |
Wine tasting can certainly be done on a turn up basis. They charge NZ$10 for a basic tasting of 4 wines of which $5 can be applied to a purchase. I consider this fair as it discourages those that only come to tastings for... More