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Makana Confections

Blenheim, New Zealand
+64 3-570 5370
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Chocolate in a Sea of Sauvignon Blanc

In a landscape littered with vineyards and wineries, there is a lone building that does not... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Sandro M
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Seattle, Washington
M-m-good!

The showroom is next to the kitchen - you can watch the chocolatiers make the most wonderful... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Juli M
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Sydney, Australia
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

In a landscape littered with vineyards and wineries, there is a lone building that does not conform. Upon closer inspection, you find that it is, in fact, a confectioner of fine chocolates. Makana Confections is a great change after visiting winery after winery after winery....More

Thank Sandro M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The showroom is next to the kitchen - you can watch the chocolatiers make the most wonderful chocolates. As soon as you walk in, you are provided with the day's specials - not predicated on your buying something! I love the dark chocolate (the sugar-free...More

Thank Juli M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Just amazing chocolate. Even when we get home, we ship chocolate over to the UK so that we can have a little taste of Blenheim back home. Its a lovely visit to the chocolate factory and the tasting is just the best.

Thank LesleyAnnWardle
Reviewed 6 June 2017

There seems to be several locations for Makana Confections. We were near Blenheim. The shop itself is pretty isolated, nestled among vineyards. There are no other stores near it. The employees were very friendly and helpful. You can watch them make the candy right there....More

Thank susieQ304
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Saw the sign for Makana Chocolates when visiting St Clair Vineyard for Lunch, Stopped in & were given 2 samples & watched chocolate making as well, Ended up buying dark chocolate sticks!

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Saw the sign and had to stop as a couple of chocoholics in the car. Neat shop and factory and I must confess we bought a few chocolates.

Thank Neville S
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Dropped in on a rainy day. Could smell the chocolate from outside. Inside, you can watch chocolate being made. We were offered two different samples, loved both of them. Ended up buying three different products. Bit pricey for a family, but we didn't have any...More

Thank mal4inara
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Wow. If you love chocolate then you really have to visit Makana in Blenheim. The staff are very friendly and we were able to taste the items we were interested in. You can see the process of making and packing the chocolates. They also have...More

Thank Peonie49
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Quick visit and quick stop at Makana confections. More a shop that a factory in reality ;-) you don't need so much time to stop there but you will enjoy the delicious chocolates !!!!!! (Macadamia butter toffee crunch, a treat for the palate!)

Thank CPPauline
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Our local relatives took us here for a sample of local chocolates. My mother has made Christmas chocolates for 50 years, but this was the best English toffee I've had anywhere. The toffee is rich but not too sweet with just the right amount of...More

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