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Rockburn Wines - CLOSED

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At present no appointment time is needed, but we understand that Rockburn are to start requiring an... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2016
Christchurch, New Zealand
Nicola Rocks!

As the title suggests, Nicola was awesome! She made us very welcome and appreciated. She was not... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2015
Rachel R
Auckland, New Zealand
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14 Dec 2016
“very helpful”
13 Dec 2016
“Tasting Room in an Industrial Estate”
We have moved! We can now be found at the Gibbston Tavern, 8 Coal Pit Road. Rockburn takes its name from the rugged, rock-strewn, burn-scarred landscape of Central Otago. The region is renowned for its stunning scenery of rugged mountains and...more
cnr Mc Nulty Rd and Gair Ave, Cromwell 9371, New Zealand
+64 27 211 4438
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

At present no appointment time is needed, but we understand that Rockburn are to start requiring an appointment time. Besides tasting their wines, we and others there at the time where given information about other wineries to visit or places to eat.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank smithnz
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

The warehouse in the Industrial Estate was not ideal however this could have been overshadowed if the person behind the counter had some passion or knowledge of the wines on the Sunday that we visited. It was a shame as there was one wine which...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank 78McM
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

As the title suggests, Nicola was awesome! She made us very welcome and appreciated. She was not only very knowledgeable about the wines she was serving but also very interested in learning about us. It was an all around delightful experience. This place is definitely...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 22 September 2015

My husband and I have visited all the wine regions in NZ, and some others throughout the world. The service here from Nic, is one of the best we have ever experienced. She is knowledgeable and friendly, and gave us good reviews on the wine...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

We had driven past many times but never ventured inside. The location (in the commercial area) wasn't giving any clues to what we'd find inside. The wine selection is extraordinary and the staff so knowledgeable and friendly. No need to be a wine expert to...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank derekzqn
Reviewed 9 April 2015

What a great wine tasting clear door. Nicely appoint in the middle of an industrial area on the way to Bannockburn. Great and knowledgeable service. Amazing Pinots. Devils staircase as in an excellent example of an entry level Pinot that is great quality, great value...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Gabycalvehider
Reviewed 22 March 2015

This winery may not have the stunning location of many others here but don't let the industrial estate put you off. Rockburn Pinots are consistently amongst the best in Otago and on our recent visit we were not disappointed. In fact we were elated.....there was...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank moonflower59
Reviewed 16 March 2015

When we visited NZ in 2012, we discovered Central Otago Pinot Noir and were immediately seduced by Devil's Staircase because it is a pure, straight forward fruity wine, which is produced without any contact with oak. Only very ripe grapes are used and the winemaking...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Carlos_R_888
RockburnWines, Guest Relations Manager at Rockburn Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2015

Thank you Carlos. It was a pleasure to meet you and your wife and we welcome you back anytime you are in the area.

Reviewed 17 February 2015

We visited Rockburn Wines as a result of tripadvisor reviews, and how right they were. Delicious wines and fabulous service and advice from Nic at the tasting, we spent far longer than we intended there on our way to Fjordland, but well worth it. Thank...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Alec-McSkimming
Reviewed 22 October 2014

When working out your itinerary for Central Otago Cellar Door visits I recommend Rockburn. Cellar Door Manager Nic Taylor makes everyone feel welcome and imparts knowledge of the wines and the region in a personable manner. It goes without saying that the wines are fab...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Nicola M
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