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Address: 53 Bronte Road East, Bronte, Mapua 7173, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-540 2345
11:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 17:00

Rimu Grove is committed to producing the finest wine that reflects the...

Rimu Grove is committed to producing the finest wine that reflects the terroir of the Nelson Moutere winegrowing region. The Rimu Grove philosophy starts with an uncompromising desire to produce the best wines possible. Meticulous management in the vineyard produces grapes with a fine balance of varietal flavours, textures and aromas. The fruit and wine are handled carefully to retain and accentuate those delicate characteristics. Every effort is made to produce the finest wine.

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Fun With Thelma

We were able to walk to this winery from our B&B and had a great time interacting with Thelma. She explained each wine she poured and made the whole experience lots of fun - and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 February 2016
Anne B
Sun City West, Arizona
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Sun City West, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

We were able to walk to this winery from our B&B and had a great time interacting with Thelma. She explained each wine she poured and made the whole experience lots of fun - and of course we bought some wine.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent wine tasting and two fantastic pizzas and the platter between six. Patrick talked us through the wines. We will definitely return when next up this way!

Thank Tim S
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

Rimu Grove winery has just opened in Shed4 on Mapua Wharf. A great write up in the local paper saw us go there on Saturday 2 January. Wine tasting and light lunch attracted us to take our overseas visitors. We asked what could be tasted and was told everything. The young woman behind the counter was totally unhelpful as to... More 

Thank Gumtree04
Patrick S, Owner at Rimu Grove Winery, responded to this review

Dear Gumtree - my sincere apologies. A family emergency left us short-staffed and with the throngs of people, we were overwhelmed. I encourage you to visit again so that we can show you a sample of the great wines Nelson has to offer. Regards, Patrick More 

St. Thomas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

Visited on a quiet afternoon, sat on the deck and tasted the wines, while admiring the view. Our host knew her wines and was delightful. Had to take some with me!

Thank vitraveller2015
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

Visited on a sunny afternoon on an impromptu DIY winery tour through Nelson. Was great to sit on the sunny deck and listen to the quirky stories behind each wine. The wines themselves were delicious. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Khoad457
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

Our host Theresa has been involved with the vineyard for a very long time, and was an expert on the wines and food matches, she was happy to explain the best way to cook scallops (in a little butter then add a glass of chardonnay and poach for a couple of minutes), make sure you drink a glass as well.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

The Rimu Grove winery was the highlight for us on a tour of 5 in the Nelson region. Fantastic views are only bettered by the excellent wines, and the friendly and knowledgable patter of Thelma at the cellar door. Enjoyed a beautiful tasting and went away with a couple of great bottles.

2 Thank LondonConyers
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

This winery is in a beautiful setting and the lady who helped us with the tastings was friendly knowledgable and witty. She was generous with the tastings and we enjoyed the bottles we took home. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank evelyn M
Nelson, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015

Really lovely wines, unfortunately however the beautiful view and wine was ruined by the very rude guy with dreads that clearly didn't like his job that day. We found him very unprofessional and did not interact with us at all. In fact if he had it his way would of just carried on playing on his ipod. We had a... More 

Thank chezanwayne
Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2015

Rimu Grove Winery is a boutique Nelson winery focused producing small quantities of hand-crafted, very high quality, wines. They produce outstanding wines that remind us of why wine can be such a pleasure. Their Pinot Noir is a true joy. In fact, after tasting the Rimu Grove wine I literally had to throw out the bottle of Australian Shiraz I... More 

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