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Cloudy Bay

Jacksons Road, Rapaura, Blenheim, New Zealand
+64 5209040
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Half-Day Wairau Lagoon Tour from Blenheim
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This winery's sauvignon blanc brought international attention to New Zealand's wine region.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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“cellar door” (25 reviews)
“oysters” (9 reviews)
“wine tasting” (36 reviews)
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Jacksons Road, Rapaura, Blenheim, New Zealand
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+64 5209040
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Marlborough region comprises a ridiculous amount of the NZ exports (say 90% for the sake of argument). The wines are delicious and Cloudy Bay is a well known staple world wide. Even though Sauvignon Blanc is what put Marlborough on the map, we loved...More

Thank Saska2nian
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Iconic for sure, but somewhat snooty I am afraid. Our tasting experience at Cloudy Bay was a bit deflating because of a disinterested cellar door host and a somewhat scripted description of what we were tasting. Where’s the passion, and the joy of wine? It...More

1  Thank Glenz77
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Visited here recently. Nice location but felt atmosphere formal. Was allowed taste 2 wines compared to 4/5 at other locations. And it was S blanc day locally! Wendy was v helpful and had a good knowledge of the wines. Need to loosen up a bit.

1  Thank BangorBarney
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We cycled here doing the rounds of the local wineries and what a place! We did the wine tasting which granted was a bit pricier than others, however you got a reasonable "taste" of each wine which allowed you to hear a bit about it,...More

Thank Emma A
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This was our first winery on a day long winery tour and it certainly set a great standard for the other wineries to match. They were super friendly and had a huge fire place going to take the chill,out. Their wine tasting was generous and...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I visited Cloudy Bay firstly on a wine tour on the Saturday where I loved the wines, but as we didn't really spend any time outside i decided to return on the Sunday. I wanted a vineyard with a pretty garden, yummy food and peaceful...More

Thank Seonaid M
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A very nice winery but can be a bit pricey for tastings. Nice outside eating area and oyster bar but lacks a bit of character and warmth. Chose this winery to start our tour as we are familiar with the wines but it was not...More

Thank Gadabouts95
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Top notch winery and cellar door. Expensive to taste and as we had already tasted many wines at other places we settled on ice cream at the bar out back.

Thank Neville S
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We went to Cloudy Bay as the wine is well known and we like the White Wines. The Vinary and the Garden is very nice but you don't really feel welcomed here. The food is very posh and more Japanese style. I would love some...More

1  Thank Valéa a
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

No trip to Marlborough would be complete without a visit to Cloudy Bay. We are very familiar with their wines so we decided just to sit and enjoy the garden with a glass of our favourites rather than do the tastings inside. A glass of...More

Thank bradesOS
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rmcgirr
Do you need to book in advance or can you turn up on the day and take a tour / wine tasting Bob & Kate
31 October 2016|
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Response from mel19462015 | Reviewed this property |
We visited Cloudy Bay as part of a guided private tour, I am sure you can visit during the cellar door hours
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