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Chard Farm Winery

205 Chard Road | Gibbston, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
+64 3-442 6110
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Specialising in Pinot Noir, Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc and Gewurztraminer. Cellar Door Open for tastings 10am - 5pm weekdays and 11am - 5pm on weekends
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“cellar door” (30 reviews)
“pinot noir” (22 reviews)
“wine tasting” (20 reviews)
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205 Chard Road | Gibbston, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 6110
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wasn’t originally sold on visiting Chard farm but after driving by, i couldn’t resit. Looking back now, Chard farm was by far the most breathtaking winery we visited - the scenery really is surreal. The cellar door hand was excellent at running us through...More

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MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are happy that you did decide to pop into Chard Farm for a visit.Thank you for your kind words and we are happy that you enjoyed your tasting with us. Your words reflect exactly what we want our customers to experience when visiting us....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here several times and have found it to be an excellent experience every single time. Its a great setting, the wine is outstanding (Free tastings!!!!) and the service has always been exceptional. Special shout out for Pauline who has treated us with...More

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MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I will pass on your kind words to Pauline. She is an amazing ambassador for Chard Farm and we realise we are very lucky to have her working for us. We look forward...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely and historic winery in Gibbston sub-appellation of Otago wine region with some great Pinot and quite a few other varieties to taste as well. We visited Chard Farms as a part of a tour with Matthew from NZ win tours. We had asked...More

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MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We hope our wines bring back some great memories of your trip to our area. Cheers from the team at Chard Farm

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always stop here on our annual yearly pilgrimage to Queenstown. We love tasting and purchasing their fantastic wine and are partial to their tiger Pinot noir. Great staff who are always eager to help you. A must go to if you enjoy a great...More

Thank Dave A
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MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

So good to hear that we are on your annual pilgrimage while in Queenstown. Thanks so much for stopping by and for your feedback. We look forward to your visit next year. Cheers from the Team at Chard Farm

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a lovely setting with vineyard-style buildings close to the vines themselves. We were offered 6 different wines to taste, and the person advising us was charming and very knowledgeable about the wine and the local area. Tasting is free, but you are invited instead...More

Thank Francis0152015
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MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit our Cellar Door. Our hospice fundraiser is going really well and helps support the palliative care nurse in our area. Enjoy your wine and we look forward to your next visit. Cheers from the team...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Calm winery, good range of wines and Pauline our host was also very kind. Gave us also good tip for the rest of our day in the area. Driving there needs some attention, but nothing extreme.

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MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your tasting at Chard Farm with Pauline and hope her tips helped you enjoy the area more. Thank you for coming to visit us and we hope to see you again on your next visit.

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Our tasting at Chard Farm was lovely. The trip out to the facility was absolutely gorgeous and the wine and service was top notch.

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MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Thank you for your feedback on your tasting experience at our Cellar Door. Glad to hear that you enjoyed yourselves. All the best for 2018 and we hope to see you again someday. Cheers Mitch

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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We visited the Chard Farm Winery and loved it - we drink white wines and they were fabulous. We bought the 2016 Sauvignon Blanc. The cellar door has character and the staff were friendly and welcoming, despite there being a large number of people visiting...More

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MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Glad you enjoyed our Central Otago Sauvignon Blanc. We are hoping our compact space may be enlarged slightly this year. Wishing you all the best for 2018.

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent wines and friendly, welcoming service. The surrounds are picturesque. I always enjoy the boutique, family run wineries over the big companies.

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MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to stop by. We are glad you enjoyed your tasting with us and look forward to your next visit. Cheers Mitch

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Access is along a narrow gravel road, but the views are rewarding! It's a small winery with free parking outside, plenty of space to run and sweeping views across the valley. The tasting room is small, the service friendly, staff very knowledgeable and helpful and...More

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MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Cheers Mitch

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Kirstinny
24 June 2015|
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Response from MitchB222 | Property representative |
Sorry, we don't have transfers. Yes you will need to drive yourself to Chard Farm or go with a wine tour operator. Our hours are Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am to 5pm.If you have any other questions... More
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VivianNghia
28 April 2015|
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Response from MitchB222 | Property representative |
Chard Farm does not have a charge for wine tasting . If you are not purchasing any wine on the day we do appreciate a donation towards our recycling program. We look forward to your visit.
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