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Address: Jacksons Road, Rapaura, Blenheim, New Zealand
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+64 5209040
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This winery's sauvignon blanc brought international attention to New...

This winery's sauvignon blanc brought international attention to New Zealand's wine region.

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I can see why some reviewers have been disappointed but our visit was good. Went for the classic four option and first server (for want of a better word) was fine and gave us a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Hertford, United Kingdom
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped by here as part of a cruise excursion. They have a beautiful barrel room that was set up for our wine tasting. They provided a different glass for each tasting which was nice touch. Their wines are very good. It is not a high area so the views around are not as good as another winery I went... More 

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I can see why some reviewers have been disappointed but our visit was good. Went for the classic four option and first server (for want of a better word) was fine and gave us a fairly useful if standard description. Being late afternoon, out of peak season and with good weather we were able to enjoy the comfortable seats outside.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First the warm welcome of the team is making you feel in holidays already then quality of the wines and the view are breathtaking- I would highly recommend to visit , it is among the best experience I never had - The only downside is that NZ is very far away from everywhere however it worth it !

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were very impressed with the setting, but a bit taken aback by the tasting experience. It was a long drawn out affair as two of our group were essentially forgotten for large chunks of time down the till end of the counter. It was very disappointing as other members of the public came and went and it was only... More 

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Thank twebb21
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Today we went to cloudy bay to taste wine. It was very reasonable in price and the wine was very good. They had great variety and the food looked great as well. Wine was reasonably priced to take home also!

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salisbury
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything appeared to suggest a class act as we arrived, befitting the reputation that Cloudy Bay has achieved for it's. wines. The tasting room was quite busy so we expected to wait for our turn at the tasting counter. So, we were surprised to be invited to join the 12 or so people already at the counter. With only 4... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The winery "packages" their tasting instead of letting you choose, 3 or 5 for a certain price. We don't have a problem paying for tasting but for them to preselect what wines you will get is rude. Staff very formal. Ate at the restaurant. Beautiful setting. Food overpriced for quantity. My suggestion is just buy a bottle of wine at... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cloudy bay has been producing great wines for more than 20 years. Nothing has changed since those early days, just the level of production. The quality of Cloudy Bay wines is exceptional. Their classic Saul blanc is still an impressive wine. The tasting room is quite nice and they have a very good menu of Asian fusion dishes to dine... More 

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Kapaau, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big fan of Cloudy Bay wines. Wine tasting area somewhat stuffy with the attitude. Declined to pay the tasting fee and moved outside for oysters on the half shell. Terrific, as was our server.

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Basel
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were rather disappointed about the wine on offer in Cloudy Bay. The staff was very unfriendly and their wines mediocre.

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