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The Urban Winery

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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
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Hours Today: 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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3 Ossian St | Ahuriri, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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+64 6-650 3353
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit today. We explored a number of wines with Genevieve who loves her wine and knew about all the producers and styles of wine. We explored a number of producers not offered elsewhere, plus we tried some new wines to explore,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank neilbK8417ID
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just popped our heads into this new Urban Winery for a looksie.... wow it is stunning!! Loved the Taransaud Ovum... French Oak egg shaped barrel!!! Very funky. Definitely looking forward to actually tasting the wines here at the end of December!! Loved the art deco...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SuzieLock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A large group of friends recently visited this newly established Wine Bar Outlet. Owner, operator Tony Bish (Winemaker, ex Sacred Hill) concentrates on local Chardonnay and is passionate about local fruit supply. Platters of food are available to 'graze upon' washed down with the many...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Margaret L
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

This place is fantastic! We were visiting Napier for a short time and wanted somewhere in town we could walk to in order to try some of the region’s wines, without having to drive further afield. This place was just a ten minute stroll from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mikesC1146SL
TonyB5376, Owner at The Urban Winery, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

It was lovely to meet you both, and a pleasure to show you our wines and enjoy some great Fat Freddies Drop tunes! Enjoy the remainder of your NZ holiday! Cheers Tony

Reviewed October 4, 2018

Thursday night and the winery bar was humming Platter was super Wine tastes were very good and owner was really interested in opinions. Bought gift pack and extra bottle for friends

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Reg B
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We just went in for a quick tasting but were lucky enough to meet Tony, the owner, who spent a lot of time talking us through his wines and generally chatting about wine and tips for the region. Awesome wines (especially the Fat and Sassy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jess0six
Tony B, Owner at The Urban Winery, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Enjoyed your visit, hope to see you all back for some live music action!!

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Came in with a group of seven friends, ordered the wine barrel platter (as suggested by staff) and a few bottles of fat n sassy Chardonnay. It all looked so incredible and tasted amazing. Really friendly staff and loved the live music. Would definitely recommend,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lucy_alison
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Went there today. No one else was there when we arrived but within about five minutes three other couples arrived. While we decided between buying some wine having a tasting or both the other couples were being served. Two staff members seemed flustered by the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jabnz
Reviewed June 14, 2018

The Urban Winery was recommended to us by a Napier retailer during our weekend getaway. What a great place. Cosy, warm, full of ambiance with great hosts, wine and food. The walls are adorned with fabulous photography by a local photographer, and as photographers ourselves,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Flicks88
Lelemaree21, Manager at The Urban Winery, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2018

Hi Flicks88 Thanks for your lovely review. It's very much appreciated! We are thrilled you had a great time with us and look forward to seeing you on your return to Napier in the future! 😊🥂

Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Great place to spend a few hours on a wet day. Excellent platters and a great wine tasting. Personal attention from the wine maker. Highly recommended

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Z5379CTandrews
Lelemaree21, Manager at The Urban Winery, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2018

Hi Andrew S. Thanks for your recent review. We are pleased you enjoyed your time with us at The Urban Winery and look forward to seeing you again soon. 🥂

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