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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
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205 Chard Road | Gibbston, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
+64 3-442 6110
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 January 2008

I whole heartedly agree with the other reviewer about Judge & Jury! My husband and I bought a bottle while we were there planning on sharing it with friends over dinner, but... with less than a week back in the states we haven't had our...More

4  Thank Susan J
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 September 2012

The highlight of the visit was the drive to the vineyard along a narrow cliff top road. A small tasting bar in a small shop is reflective of their range of wines.

7  Thank SpookyTree
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went past this winery on the way home, I received nothing but insulting comments. I am 26 years old and I am from South Australia, and coming from a world renowned wine region, I do love and know my wine. The...More

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JessieD1987, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi moniquezo. Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am sorry to read of your unusual tasting experience here and I will be following this up with the team to ensure this does not happen again as this is far from...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Out of all our winery experiences today, this was the best. Our thanks to the fun Pauline and the very knowledgeable and passionate Gwen who made our experience memorable. However the wines had to impress and that they did. Our party of seven, each with...More

Thank TMRussel
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Thanks to Jessie for a fantastic tasting experience. I will always enjoy Pinot Noir a lot more after your terrific passion and description of the conditions required to produce this excellent wine. Loved the historic photos and information.

Thank harrytravellers
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Well worth the wait! We ended our day here and what an end it was! Most of our wine purchases came from here! Pauline took us through the tasting and she really does make this place special! A lot of laughs whilst overlooking the stunning...More

Thank Daydream813575
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Chard farm is spectacular, and we had an amazing afternoon to visit and end our tour! Pauline was great, as she guided us through the wines and very entertaining! Thanks Pauline and Chard Farm for turning it on!

Thank David T
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Despite the steep drive, the winery is on the high side of a gorge, this is a must visit winery. Not only does it produce that delicious Otago style Pinot Noir, but it has a great Chardonnay and for the more adventurous definitely try the...More

1  Thank 512sallyr
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Chard Farm has always been one of my favorite wines and when I decided to stop at the vineyard I wasn’t disappointed. The drive off the main road is easy to miss but the road takes you up ad the side of the mountain and...More

Thank mrmaccnz
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Our Chard Farm experience brought back memories of drinking wine in Tuscany!! Beautiful wines and lovely little setting amongst the hills and looking up to the higher mountains too. The Pinot Noirs are great to try and Pauline kept the conversation casual & relaxed whilst...More

1  Thank 500doughnuts
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We could see it situated on the top on the other side of the highway but couldn't figure out how to get there. Easily missed! we drove past it a few times and couldn't find the entrance because you had to climb a narrow, steep...More

Thank itcheetam
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We visited Chard Farm on our most recent trip to Queenstown. The winery is situated in the most gorgeous spot and luckily for us, the weather was kind and the sun out. I grabbed a bottle of the Viper and Tiger (my personal favourites). The...More

Thank 575joshuah
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1 April 2018|
Response from JessieD1987 | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not have a restaurant at Chard Farm. Just Wine tasting. Our Cellar Door hours are Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am to 5pm.
24 June 2015|
Response from JessieD1987 | 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
28 April 2015|
Response from JessieD1987 | 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.