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Chard Farm Winery

205 Chard Road | Gibbston, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
+64 3-442 6110
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Specialising in Pinot Noir, Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc and Gewurztraminer. Cellar Door Open for tastings 10am - 5pm weekdays and 11am - 5pm on weekends
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“cellar door” (31 reviews)
“pinot noir” (21 reviews)
“wine tasting” (20 reviews)
LOCATION
205 Chard Road | Gibbston, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 6110
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"cellar door"
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"pinot noir"
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"wine tasting"
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"tasting room"
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"tasting experience"
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"free shipping"
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"steep drop"
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"worth a visit"
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"fantastic wine"
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"spectacular drive"
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"central otago"
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"gravel road"
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"great scenery"
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"pauline"
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"donation"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you can handle the gorge road to arrive there - this winery is really worth a visit - like stepping into Tuscany for the afternoon - loved the llama farm along the road too

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful drive over the river and along a narrow road to reach the tasting room. The area and the building is stunning. We chose this winery based upon a recommendation and a previous glass of wine of same label. Decent tasting experience - there is...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Spectacular drive in along the Shotover River. We had a good session here trying a few of the local wines.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We were so happy we stopped by Chard Farm Winery last Saturday. We had magnificent service from Pauline - her chat kept us hanging off every word. Let her help you decide if you need a Friday, Saturday or Sunday Wine! 😉 The quality of...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Breathe taking views on the way in and out. A decent selection of wines to try and no fee but there is a NZD10 donation if you do not buy a bottle of wine and can only be paid in cash. Staff polite, friendly, professional...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

I wasn’t originally sold on visiting Chard farm but after driving by, i couldn’t resit. Looking back now, Chard farm was by far the most breathtaking winery we visited - the scenery really is surreal. The cellar door hand was excellent at running us through...More

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MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

We are happy that you did decide to pop into Chard Farm for a visit.Thank you for your kind words and we are happy that you enjoyed your tasting with us. Your words reflect exactly what we want our customers to experience when visiting us....More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

I have been here several times and have found it to be an excellent experience every single time. Its a great setting, the wine is outstanding (Free tastings!!!!) and the service has always been exceptional. Special shout out for Pauline who has treated us with...More

1  Thank Marc R
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MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I will pass on your kind words to Pauline. She is an amazing ambassador for Chard Farm and we realise we are very lucky to have her working for us. We look forward...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

A lovely and historic winery in Gibbston sub-appellation of Otago wine region with some great Pinot and quite a few other varieties to taste as well. We visited Chard Farms as a part of a tour with Matthew from NZ win tours. We had asked...More

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MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We hope our wines bring back some great memories of your trip to our area. Cheers from the team at Chard Farm

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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We always stop here on our annual yearly pilgrimage to Queenstown. We love tasting and purchasing their fantastic wine and are partial to their tiger Pinot noir. Great staff who are always eager to help you. A must go to if you enjoy a great...More

Thank Dave A
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MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

So good to hear that we are on your annual pilgrimage while in Queenstown. Thanks so much for stopping by and for your feedback. We look forward to your visit next year. Cheers from the Team at Chard Farm

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

What a lovely setting with vineyard-style buildings close to the vines themselves. We were offered 6 different wines to taste, and the person advising us was charming and very knowledgeable about the wine and the local area. Tasting is free, but you are invited instead...More

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MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit our Cellar Door. Our hospice fundraiser is going really well and helps support the palliative care nurse in our area. Enjoy your wine and we look forward to your next visit. Cheers from the team...More

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Lalatravelgirl1979
31 March 2018|
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Response from MitchB222 | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not have a restaurant at Chard Farm. Just Wine tasting. Our Cellar Door hours are Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am to 5pm.
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Kirstinny
24 June 2015|
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Response from MitchB222 | Property representative |
Sorry, we don't have transfers. Yes you will need to drive yourself to Chard Farm or go with a wine tour operator. Our hours are Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am to 5pm.If you have any other questions... More
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VivianNghia
28 April 2015|
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Response from MitchB222 | Property representative |
Chard Farm does not have a charge for wine tasting . If you are not purchasing any wine on the day we do appreciate a donation towards our recycling program. We look forward to your visit.
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