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Chard Farm Winery

205 Chard Road | Gibbston, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
+64 3-442 6110
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Central Otago Wine Tour from Queenstown
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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
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“cellar door” (28 reviews)
“pinot noir” (21 reviews)
“wine tasting” (19 reviews)
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205 Chard Road | Gibbston, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 6110
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Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

A bit of a hairy drive in but well worth it! We very much enjoyed our first visit to chard farm. Mitch gave us a great cellar door experience with friendly service & wonderful stories about the resident goat. The wine is lovely & the...More

3  Thank anitafitz
Reviewed 13 December 2015

This was our first winery visit during our NZ holiday and initially we weren't sure that we'd made a sensible choice as we took the motorhome off the main road and on to the gravel track. We soon realised that the drive to the winery...More

1  Thank Ross M
MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2015

Hi Ross, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Merry Christmas from the team at Chard Farm.

Reviewed 13 December 2015

Set in the Kawarau gorge directly across from the A J Hackett bungee bridge experience, this location is some way out of Queenstown. The drive however is beautiful and adds to the experience. It is not a massive winery by any means, as it is...More

Thank EastLondonKiwi
MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2015

Hello East London Kiwi Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on your experience at our winery. I agree with you that not everyone has the same palate, we would be a boring world if we all did. Have a...More

Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Set in an absolutely stunning location with lots of photo opportunities. The lady that served us was extraordinarily helpful and friendly, giving us some tips for the rest of our stay here. Harry the cat was definitely a highlight, very sociable and loved a little...More

Thank Marina C
Reviewed 3 November 2015

A beautiful drive in, warmly greeted by staff and every time, simply outstanding wines. A must do visit - spectacular!

Thank ZenShell
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed a great afternoon with Pauline experiencing a great variety of wines. Have experienced many, many cellar door experiences and this has been the best by far. A lot of knowledge on the wine and a huge sense of humor. Left with handfuls of...More

Thank DrJamesNZ
MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2015

Thank you Dr James for your very kind review. Pauline is a huge asset to Chard Farm. We are happy you enjoyed your tasting experience and hope to see you again. All the best for a brilliant 2016.

Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Winery was average. Spent half an hour there. Most of the time waiting for service. Three wine tour groups with two people servicing everyone. Manager on duty a McFarlane wasn't very friendly. Wouldn't go back againMore

Thank Dave T
MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2015

We are sorry that you did not enjoy your visit to our cellar door. We pride ourselves with our customer service and take your feedback very seriously. I have discussed your feedback with the staff member and they are disappointed you had a bad experience...More

Reviewed 25 September 2015

All of their wines on tasting, no specific tasting charge although a donation for the local hospice is requested, Pauline was excellent. No hard sell at all, great wines. Unlike some other cellar doors, the wine prices are not higher than what you'll find elsewhere....More

1  Thank therudies86
MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2015

Hello "the rudies86" Thanks so much for your comments regarding your cellar door experience. Its so nice to receive reviews like your as we know we are on the right track. We hope to see you again. Cheers from the team at Chard Farm

Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Stunning location, knowledgeable/friendly staff (thank you to Pauline & Ross), delicious wine with a great deal of free delivery to Australia when you buy 12 bottles. We loved our visit here! Will be back next time in Queenstown & will recommend to all our Australian...More

Thank Kate H
MitchB222, Manager at Chard Farm Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2015

Hi Kate Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to our cellar door and look forward to your next visit. All the best the team at Chard Farm

Reviewed 18 September 2015

I went here with work so maybe i got shown more the 'how its made' side of the winery than usual. However this is a great place to come and try some of gibbstons best wine and learn a little more about why central otago...More

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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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