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Chard Farm Winery

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Address: 205 Chard Road | Gibbston, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 6110
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Specialising in Pinot Noir, Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon...

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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Central Otago Wine Tours from Queenstown

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What a stunning drive in

This was our first winery visit during our NZ holiday and initially we weren't sure that we'd made a sensible choice as we took the motorhome off the main road and on to the... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2015
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 December 2015

This was our first winery visit during our NZ holiday and initially we weren't sure that we'd made a sensible choice as we took the motorhome off the main road and on to the gravel track. We soon realised that the drive to the winery is an attraction in it's own right as we carefully drove through rock cuttings and... More 

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MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this review

Hi Ross, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Merry Christmas from the team at Chard Farm. More 

London, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Set in the Kawarau gorge directly across from the A J Hackett bungee bridge experience, this location is some way out of Queenstown. The drive however is beautiful and adds to the experience. It is not a massive winery by any means, as it is nestled into the foot of the mountain range and land looks to be limited. On... More 

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MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this review

Hello East London Kiwi Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on your experience at our winery. I agree with you that not everyone has the same palate, we would be a boring world if we all did. Have a Merry Christmas and hope to see you again. Cheers from the team at Chard Farm. More 

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Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

Set in an absolutely stunning location with lots of photo opportunities. The lady that served us was extraordinarily helpful and friendly, giving us some tips for the rest of our stay here. Harry the cat was definitely a highlight, very sociable and loved a little scratch under his chin.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 November 2015

A beautiful drive in, warmly greeted by staff and every time, simply outstanding wines. A must do visit - spectacular!

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Auckland
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Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed a great afternoon with Pauline experiencing a great variety of wines. Have experienced many, many cellar door experiences and this has been the best by far. A lot of knowledge on the wine and a huge sense of humor. Left with handfuls of great wine and laughs. Thanks Pauline and team 🐈

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MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this review

Thank you Dr James for your very kind review. Pauline is a huge asset to Chard Farm. We are happy you enjoyed your tasting experience and hope to see you again. All the best for a brilliant 2016. More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Winery was average. Spent half an hour there. Most of the time waiting for service. Three wine tour groups with two people servicing everyone. Manager on duty a McFarlane wasn't very friendly. Wouldn't go back again

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MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this review

We are sorry that you did not enjoy your visit to our cellar door. We pride ourselves with our customer service and take your feedback very seriously. I have discussed your feedback with the staff member and they are disappointed you had a bad experience as they have always strived to provide excellent customer service. We do hope you would... More 

Brisbane
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015

All of their wines on tasting, no specific tasting charge although a donation for the local hospice is requested, Pauline was excellent. No hard sell at all, great wines. Unlike some other cellar doors, the wine prices are not higher than what you'll find elsewhere. Worth a visit

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MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this review

Hello "the rudies86" Thanks so much for your comments regarding your cellar door experience. Its so nice to receive reviews like your as we know we are on the right track. We hope to see you again. Cheers from the team at Chard Farm More 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Stunning location, knowledgeable/friendly staff (thank you to Pauline & Ross), delicious wine with a great deal of free delivery to Australia when you buy 12 bottles. We loved our visit here! Will be back next time in Queenstown & will recommend to all our Australian friends.

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Hi Kate Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to our cellar door and look forward to your next visit. All the best the team at Chard Farm More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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36 reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2015

I went here with work so maybe i got shown more the 'how its made' side of the winery than usual. However this is a great place to come and try some of gibbstons best wine and learn a little more about why central otago is such a great wine region. Id advise going to all and any winery you... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 8 September 2015

We visited during winter and were welcomed and invited to taste all wines, despite quite a few people there. The tastings were informative (without being looked down upon) and our young children welcomed rather than shunned. The grounds and views are stunning, almost as good as the varied wines. We left having purchased a few bottles, some sitting in the... More 

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