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Magnetic Hill Winery

860 Front Mountain Rd, Moncton, New Brunswick E1G 3H3, Canada
+1 506-384-9463
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FREE Wine Tasting on Beautiful Property

Did I mention that the wine tasting is free? Our free tasting included 5 or 6 different wines... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Jacinta R
,
Halifax, Canada
We enjoyed our time at Magnetic Hill Winery. The wine tasting was good and the short presentation about the history too!

The owner was welcoming and informative. We weren`t sure at first where to go to get to the tasting... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
SGG2013
,
Tiny, Canada
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The Magnetic Hill Winery offers visitors an authentic roots experience, life as it should be lived. Visit Moncton's premier winery and discover your palate’s pleasure during your complimentary tasting of award-winning wines in the wine cellar. Learn about the 1867 historic property and see pictures of the 8 year restoration process. Browse the gift boutique for that unique souvenir or gift. Fill a basket with your chilled wine of choice, local cheese and crackers for a delectable picnic on the heritage patio, and revel at the panoramic skyline of the city below. A visit to the Magnetic Hill Winery is a must - its a Wine Lover's Utopia.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fruit wines” (14 reviews)
“b b” (20 reviews)
“crackers” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
860 Front Mountain Rd, Moncton, New Brunswick E1G 3H3, Canada
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+1 506-384-9463
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"great wine"
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"different wines"
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"dessert wine"
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"free tasting"
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"rhubarb pie"
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"based wines"
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"bottle home"
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"history lesson"
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"magnetic hill"
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Did I mention that the wine tasting is free? Our free tasting included 5 or 6 different wines, served by a nice and knowledgeable lady. Unlike tastings I've done at some other wineries, this one was very casual and non-pretentious. I enjoyed all of the...More

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Janet E, Owner at Magnetic Hill Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thanks for dropping into our winery and writing about your experience here. We offer that tasting so you know which ones you want to purchase. Tourists love the stories about the wines as well and can stock up to share with family and friends. Now...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

The owner was welcoming and informative. We weren`t sure at first where to go to get to the tasting as there was construction going on.More

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Janet E, Owner at Magnetic Hill Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Great to hear you enjoyed your tasting. It is a huge expansion we are taking but the present cellar area is just getting too small. Our vision 14 years ago was to raise the house three feet with a new foundation so the wines could...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

My husband and I have been fans of rhubarb wine ever since we discovered it in the Pacific Northwest 30 years ago. We were delighted to find a version of it at Magnetic Hill, where they grown their own rhubarb in addition to grapes. They...More

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Janet E, Owner at Magnetic Hill Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Great that you discovered another rhubarb wine. Our guests are amazed as we actually present it as a dry white, like a crisp Pinot Grigio, named the ILLUSION after the famous Magnetic Hill's optical illusion. I wish I could record some of the expressions we...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

I am not a fan of fruit wines and this is what they do the most, so I didn't love their wines. However, the ladies I was with absolutely did. We were with a group and had a nice tour and history lesson and afterwards...More

Thank Jake C
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Janet E, Owner at Magnetic Hill Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thanks for writing about your experience. I'm guessing that the guests you were with wanted to taste the off dry selections, which are our fun and fruity selection. However we do have dry white and red grape wines as well. Perhaps the next time you...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

We loved the location, the wine, the educational session, and the retail front. The house has wonderful history that creates such a nice ambience to the place. I could see the B&B being very special. The girl giving the overview of the business and wines...More

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Janet E, Owner at Magnetic Hill Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

We thank you for your great review. We love the story of the house and feel very lucky to have great staff that carries our passion and story to you. It has been a fun twelve years developing the winery and all the wines. Hopefully...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Small winery is more like a gift shop in size and scope. Construction of a larger facility was underway. Scenic views and a great place to relax on a patio with some cheese and wine (extra cost) if you wish. The host was informative and...More

Thank Joseph W
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Janet E, Owner at Magnetic Hill Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thanks for taking time and writing about your experience here at the winery. Yes we maybe smaller than some wineries in other regions but it is a very young industry here, less than 20 years, so as a pioneer we are growing with the demand...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I visited here in June and we came back again in July! We were greeted by a lovely woman who told us the storey of the winery and then we got to taste some wine. We love stopping in on our way...More

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Janet E, Owner at Magnetic Hill Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thanks so much for sharing your experience when you drop into the winery. It is fun to walk the vines as well during your visits so you can see the changes throughout the season. This year you can watch the changes on the construction of...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

What struck me most was our informative young hosts who accomodated visitors in French and English, spending unrushed time with us despite a major function in their other building on site. We sampled seven wines but liked their L'Acadie Blanc and Maple Swish best. There...More

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Janet E, Owner at Magnetic Hill Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thanks for sharing your experience with us. We are very happy to have such capable staff who share our story and passion with guests. Glad to see you had some favs and we are proud of our first white grape wine, the L'acadie Blanc. It...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We took a quick zip up the road from the Magnetic Hill to visit the Winery of the same name. They did a tasting and quick tour of their short history of wine making and in- progress renovation. Although they make no qualms about their...More

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Janet E, Owner at Magnetic Hill Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thanks for zipping up the hill and visiting our winery. Our wines are definitely a taste of our region. Probably some of the most amazing surprises is our rhubarb wines, the Illusion presents itself like a crisp Pinot Grigio, or our Evangeline Blanc, an off...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

What a treat to pop into a local winery....experienced an incredibly warm welcome, knowledgable staff (thank you Tess!!) and a personal touch. The maple dessert wine is aged in bourbon casks - brilliant!!! Makes this a richer more complex cousin to ice wine. You won't...More

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Janet E, Owner at Magnetic Hill Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thanks so much for popping into the winery and writing about your great experience! We are pretty pleased with the quality and story with the Maple Swish. Hopefully your friends back home will fall in love with it as well. We always say, "We are...More

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viki g
25 March 2015|
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Response from Janet E | Property representative |
Your children are welcomed to the winery....of course they can't sample but usually they are well entertained with the conversation and enjoy the experience as well.
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