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Wet Jacket Winery

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Wet Jacket wines are found completely at home in our Woolshed. Open from 11am - 6pm every day of the year (except for the obligatory public holidays) there isn't a more unique Central Otago wine experience in the region. Whether you wish sample some...more
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1 Bendemeer Lane | Lake Hayes, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
+64 3-441 8383
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had had a Wet Jacket chardonnay while on a Milford Sound cruise and wanted to go to their cellars to acquire more of it. We had intended to do a tasting of the various wines, but when we arrived, we realized that we could...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Virginia P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a great afternoon - enjoyed (delicious!) cheese and wine tastings before relaxing on the bean bags in the sun. The staff are lovely.. they really make you feel right at home. Besides the tastings you can order beer, wine & soft drinks and they...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jcnick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

THis is a small boutique winery that is one of the closest to Queenstown. We were a family of 4 visiting. Tasting is $5 per person but if you buy wine the fee is nil. The wines are great and can guarantee there is something...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LisaPepper2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a great laid back place for wine tasting. Good music. Just wish that if they had a cheese shop they had a better cheese platter to provide for visitors.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank puck522
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived here recently, on left of the road from Queenstown to Cromwell, to taste and buy some cheese. Quite busy on day I went and small groups were given a simple tasting of their cheese and there was a selection of popular product wrapped...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pat H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The very personable Kate acknowledged us immediately on arrival, inviting us to join in on the wine tasting she was doing with another couple.....when in Rome....🍷 The good times continued as we chatted and tasted before relocating to the beanbags outside to listen to a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank stevemccully
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

What a little gem we stumbled onto, this beautiful little cellar door made from an old sheep shearing shed which still boasts the smell of wool and old timber offers cheese and wine tastings coupled with a big umbrella and bean bags to enjoy the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PerkyPink
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Great wines, served in a welcoming, comfortable and beautiful environment. Staff is super nice. We will be back for sure! It is welcoming to all.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mhoag614
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Tasted some wine; sampled some cheese. Found a comfy bean bag chair, got some rosé, a cheese platter and chilled listening to some DJ tunes in the “wine garden”. Sun drenched perfect afternoon...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bronwynh701
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

We visited close to 12 wineries in the central Otago region - this is not to be missed! Wet Jacket was in my top 3 because not only is the wine delicious but the ladies in the tasting room are fantastic and passionate about their...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from MatthewC5331 | Reviewed this property |
Your kids will love it. Great shaded play area and tree hut.