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Spy Valley Wines

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Address: 37 Lake Timara Road West, Blenheim 7276, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-572 6088
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 16:30
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Spy Valley is a New Zealand Family owned must-visit winery with a...

Spy Valley is a New Zealand Family owned must-visit winery with a reputation for consistently producing great value, award-winning wines. Come and experience complimentary tastings of our wines, see award winning architecture and learn the secrets behind the name, Spy Valley. For the non-wine drinkers, try our estate grown olive oil, play in the Kids' corner or have a picnic and enjoy the view.

We are the 2013 Winner of the "Best of Wine Tourism" award for Architecture and Landscapes.

Summer Hours: Open daily 10.30am - 4.30pm October- April

Winter Hours: Mon-Fri 10.30am-4.30pm May - October

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What a lovely venue, a great outlook. Interesting side line sales for those unusal wee presents. But hey - we were here to try their wines. Good tasting, really nice wines, and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
007Winelover
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Dunedin, New Zealand

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

What a lovely venue, a great outlook. Interesting side line sales for those unusal wee presents. But hey - we were here to try their wines. Good tasting, really nice wines, and good knowledge. A bit disappointed, a bit of a nibble to break up the wines I find is usually helpful. Overall a nice experience, great wines.

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Thank 007Winelover
SpyValley, Cellar Door at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us at our cellar door, we are pleased you enjoyed yourself! It is a beautiful time to visit Marlborough! More 

Tokoroa, New Zealand
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This was a highlight of the trip! Fantastic service from Ashley, was busy but she coped like a champ. Super wines, and you could taste anything on the wine list. Oh and shipping in NZ is free! Really great experience!!!

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Thank lholdaway
SpyValley, Cellar at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comment! I really enjoyed having you ladies here. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your long weekend and the wine arrived safely! More 

Jerrabomberra, Australia
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213 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Enjoyed a nice tasting here late on a Friday. We are sure they were about to close but the young lady was extremely helpful. A unique angle to this place is the "spy base" story. Nice range of wines.

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Thank Jerraquaffers
SpyValley, Cellar Door at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this review

You both were so lovely it was no trouble staying open a bit longer! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip and thank you for stopping in to visit us and taste our wines. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Lovely venue, roaring fire and served a great variety of wines to taste, with a knowledgeable lady asking questions, finding out our likes etc so we maximised the time and tasting. Always happy to answer our questions, recommend this venue and the wine

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Thank Nigel S
SpyValley, Cellar Door at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your tasting experience here at Spy Valley, wine tasting by the fire is our favourite winter pastime! More 

Blenheim, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Marvelous place great to visit this pretty place awesome views and its a beautiful location. Thoroughly enjoyed Ashliegh's presentation on the wines. Favourite part is the open fire and intimate setting for functions and weddings.

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Thank kazlove1501
SpyValley, Cellar Door at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this review

Thank you for coming out to visit! I loved having you guys through last week for a tasting a look around, it truly is a beautiful spot! We look forward to your next visit, perhaps in the summer when it's warmer to sit outside for lunch More 

Cordova, Tennessee
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Spy Valley Winery offers premium wine tastings in a very contemporary setting. Its off the main path so we found it to be less busy than some of the other bigger names. Worth visiting to taste their Pinot Noirs and Sauv. Blancs. Also, don't pass up a tasting of their olive oils.

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Thank jencordova2016
SpyValley, Cellar Door at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to come out and visit us at our 'Spy home base'! We definitely love being out of the hustle and bustle in the gorgeous Waihopai Valley and are glad you enjoyed the wines we make out here! More 

Blenheim, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Fabulous wines and great prices. Staff were charming and attentive. A must visit to this beautiful location. The owner really appreciated the Roger Moore James Bond!

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Thank Kate B
SpyValley, Cellar Door at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this review

We need to have someone keeping an eye on the place when the doors are closed and who better than Roger Moore! Thank you for visiting our Cellar Door. More 

Jackson, Wyoming
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38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We arrived first thing in the morning and walked around while they were opening. So beautiful. The staff was so kind and the wines were superb! I highly recommend it over larger vineyards.

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Thank Katrina S
SpyValley, Cellar Door at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this review

We are very fortunate with our views at Spy Valley!! Thank you for taking the time to come out and visit our Cellar Door. More 

Wellington
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43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

We visited this vineyard and did some wine tasting over Easter and we loved the entire experience. The staff are friendly and unpretentious and really keen to share their stories about the wines. We bought half a dozen and it was shipped to our home in Wellington at no extra cost. Well worth it I think and I would urge... More 

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Thank Meenakshi S
SpyValley, Cellar Door at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit and hope our wines have been going down a treat back at home! More 

Canberra
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263 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

The winery is in a lovely modern, clean building with good views. The staff member was very friendly and helpful. We have tasted and enjoyed this wine in Australia. They did not charge for a tasting, and also offered free shipping to Australia when one dozen bottles were ordered.

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Thank CanberraJenny
SpyValley, Cellar Door at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this review

Thank you for being a loyal supporter in Australia, we are glad you made it across the ditch to see where the magic happens! More 

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