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Bladen Wines

83 Conders Bend Road, Renwick 7271, New Zealand
+64 3-572 9417
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Charming

A truly charming and unique cellar door. The owner was such a character and kept us highly... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
62elle
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Charming owner/grower pouring at cellar door!

Charming boutique winery with a hands on label to represent all of their hard work in creating... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
betsyl105
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Wine Tasting with the owners family. Small boutique wine producer in an small and friendly tasting facility.
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“family run” (5 reviews)
“the owner” (10 reviews)
“cellar door” (21 reviews)
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83 Conders Bend Road, Renwick 7271, New Zealand
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+64 3-572 9417
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

A truly charming and unique cellar door. The owner was such a character and kept us highly entertained with his great sense of humour. The wine tasting area is rustic and so uniquely different to the larger wineries in the area and that is part...More

Thank 62elle
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Dave M, Owner at Bladen Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Thank you so pleased you enjoyed the experience, hopefully you will visit again. Cheers Dave

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Charming boutique winery with a hands on label to represent all of their hard work in creating these vineyards and wine! We really enjoyed their Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir.

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

This was my favourite winery by far of the 4 in the region that we visited. The cellar door was very pretty and our host John was a family member so very well informed about the history of the winery. Lovely wines and a welcoming...More

Thank slightlywelton
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Dave M, Owner at Bladen Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

many thanks - I will pass this on to John who will be well chuffed. Cheers Dave

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

I visited Bladen as part of an organized wine tour. It was our final stop of the day, and our guide said he had been saving the best for last. The cellar door has a cute little outdoor bar where we tried delicious wines in...More

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Dave M, Owner at Bladen Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Accidents happen and shouldn't spoil a holiday. we love that you enjoyed our experience. Soon you again sometime! Cheers Dave

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

What we liked was the homely atmosphere, the small building and tasting area made the whole thing more personal than at the larger wineries. And beyond that: all the wines we tried were absolutely amazing. Tasting is for free, and you won't be able to...More

Thank Lengyelek
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Dave M, Owner at Bladen Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Cheers, so pleased you enjoyed! Kind regards Dave

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

They were full of hospitality and have a great passion for their wines. A lovely couple that really look after you. And amazing wines! Their property is not far from Blenheim so a lovely bike ride.

Thank ShannonHarvey
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Dave M, Owner at Bladen Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you Shannon, please come and see us again! Cheers Dave

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Spent two days in the area. Several spots made a positive impression but Bladen outshined most. Tasty wines and the staff was phenomenal. Very enjoyable experience. Enjoy.

Thank Lukas P
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Dave M, Owner at Bladen Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thanks Lukas for your kind words, please come and see us again on your next visit. Cheers Dave

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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Great time on our bike tour around the wineries. Bladen were particularly special for their quality, size and welcome. John hosted a tasting with a small group of us and spun a good yarn. We picked up a few bottles of their Gewürztraminer 2017 and...More

Thank Morgan A
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Dave M, Owner at Bladen Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Many thanks for your comments. I will pass on to John your praise also. Enjoy your Christmas. Cheers Dave

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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

A great place to try wines with the family that created them. Very laid back cellar door and great wines. Don’t miss this spot on your tour. They were rated as the best for 2017.

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Dave M, Owner at Bladen Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Thanks Jeff and AJ. we hope you had a great day and a great Marlborough visit. Cheers Dave

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

My fiance and I rented bikes for a day of wine tasting through the Marlborough region. We went to about four wineries, and Bladen was our favorite. It was intimate: for the first fifteen minutes or so, it was just us and the pourer, who...More

Thank LynH17
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Dave M, Owner at Bladen Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Thank you, hope you had a great holiday full of excellent memories. Cheers Dave

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