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The Urban Winery

3 Ossian St | Ahuriri, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 22 323 9611
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Actual winery, bar and shared plates

In Ahuriri. A wine bar, with extensive wine list, available by bottle or glass; also wine tastings... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Susan W
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Sydney
Great Chardonnay tasting

The staff here were very friendly and knowledgeable. This place has only been open a couple of... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
0rnat
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Dublin, Ireland
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Urban Winery with barrels, concrete egg shaped tanks and cellar door. Wine bar and function center situated in historic art deco National Tobacco Factory
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“golden egg” (2 reviews)
“chardonnay” (5 reviews)
“winemaker” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3 Ossian St | Ahuriri, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In Ahuriri. A wine bar, with extensive wine list, available by bottle or glass; also wine tastings. Shared plates $20 to $45. Plenty of parking outside (free). casks and wine making equipment. Bar stools and couches. Can be noisy. It is shame there is no...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

The staff here were very friendly and knowledgeable. This place has only been open a couple of months and uses local vineyards to grow the grapes but mature the wines on site, some of them in concrete eggs! Anyway, not a wine buff but enjoyed...More

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Lelemaree21, Manager at The Urban Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi There Thanks very much for your review, we very much appreciate the positive comments. P.s - Cool photo too!

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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Ambience and a golden glow makes this Winery a top one to visit. In Ahuriri a hot skip and a jump from Napier the wine tasting is a must. The blackboard display gives a hint of what you are about to taste. With friendly staff...More

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Lelemaree21, Manager at The Urban Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Hi Tripsta00 Thanks for your awesome review! We appreciate your support! Happy New Year!

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

A pourer at a local winery recommended we try this place, so we headed here for lunch on a Sunday. Ellen was very informative, giving us a tour of the unique "eggs" in addition to pouring the chardonnays. We ordered a platter to share, making...More

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Lelemaree21, Manager at The Urban Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Hi Pauline N Thanks so much for your review, its very much appreciated. Glad you enjoyed the food and glass of bubbles! Happy New Year to you! See you next time.

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

There is lots of parking close to the venue. I can visualise that on a summer evening there is the capacity for people to enjoy the evening outside. Pleasant and helpful staff. The urban winery concept reminds me of how Vidals in Hastings used to...More

Thank Margaret S
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Lelemaree21, Manager at The Urban Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Hi Margaret Many thanks for your positive review, its very much appreciated. Happy New Year!

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

My husband and I attended an event at this new winery last night and this review is about the winery, not the event itself. It is a large warehouse-like space and very dark inside. The decor is quite stark....maybe they were trying for an industrial...More

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Lelemaree21, Cellardoor & Events Manager at The Urban Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Hi Kristabel2016 Sorry to hear The Urban Winery space and decor is not to your liking, we have had loads of positive feedback and have put a lot of thought an effort into making our working winery as polished as we can, while still maintaining...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I was with my daughter who was visiting from Melbourne. She remembered she wanted a Hawke's Bay chardonnay to take back, so the visit to this recently opened urban winery was completely spontaneous and a wonderful surprise. We didn't eat but did taste a range...More

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Lelemaree21, Cellardoor & Events Manager at The Urban Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Hi Cathcam55 Thanks for your review, very much appreciated!! We are pleased you and your daughter enjoyed the tasting with us and do hope she was able to find a nice bottle of Chardonnay to take back home to Melbourne, we have a few good...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We were here with a guide and had the pleasure of seeing the cellar and the rows of oak barrels with at one end a massive egg full of wine. We tasted several very fine Chardonnays (the best I’ve had so far in NZ!) and...More

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Lelemaree21, Cellardoor & Events Manager at The Urban Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Hi Bi-coaster Many thanks for your positive review, very much appreciated! We are pleased you had a good time and wow that's some high praises for the chardonnay, we think its pretty special too !! :) We look forward to hosting you again some time...More

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