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Akarua Ltd

Rapid 210 Cairnmuir Road RD 2 | Bannockburn, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
+64 3-445 0897
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One of the better Wineries

Akarua presented some good wines which we had tasted throughout Southland. Knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
Graham B
,
Brisbane, Australia
Very enjoyable wine tasting

We visited Akarua Wines just outside Cromwell on Cairnmuir Road and we're glad that we did. The... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2016
78McM
,
Sydney, Australia
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“ice wine” (4 reviews)
“warm welcome” (2 reviews)
“cellar door” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Rapid 210 Cairnmuir Road RD 2 | Bannockburn, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
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+64 3-445 0897

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Akarua presented some good wines which we had tasted throughout Southland. Knowledgeable and friendly attentative staff.

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Akarua Wines just outside Cromwell on Cairnmuir Road and we're glad that we did. The lady who led us through the tasting was very knowledgable and very pleasant. We came away with a bottle of their Siren 2013 Pinot Noir and a bottle...More

Thank 78McM
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We were here on a wine tour and had a great experience. We especially enjoyed the commentary of the owner. He was friendly and knowledgeable. We were able to sample several wines, including an ice wine. Our favorites were the Pinot Gris and the Pinot...More

Thank Samndjsdad
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Akarua's cellar door hosts guests at customized barrels with built in storage for the wines to be sampled. This pairs you with a winery rep (ours was Sharon—very helpful and pleasant) who gives you undivided attention while you cycle through the offerings. Akarua's wine are...More

Thank JimdagOG
Deborah A, Director of Sales at Akarua Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2016

Dear Jim, Thank you so much for your kind review! Great to hear you loved our wines so much. We really appreciate your positive feedback! Thanks Again, Deborah Adams Marketing Coordinator

Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Great welcome and a very good cellar door manager who knew his wines! Very nice wines well worth seeking out.

Thank Foxylady2012
Deborah A, Director of Sales at Akarua Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2016

Dear FoxyLady2012, Hope you are well. Thank you so much for your positive feedback. Always good to hear how your experience was! Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Hope you enjoyed your trip. Regards, Deborah Adams

Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

We visited Akarua as two young wine professionals touring central otago, and we were astounded by the attitude and environment created by the gentleman staffing the cellar door on our recent visit. When we arrived there was a lovely German couple tasting who obviously did...More

Thank John F
Deborah A, Front Office Manager at Akarua Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2016

Dear John, I am sincerely sorry that you and your companion did not receive our usual high standard of welcome and service when you visited our cellar door. We are extremely disappointed to hear of your experience as we pride ourselves on delivering an exceptional...More

Reviewed 24 April 2016

we had a very enjoyable tasting here. Bruce, the host was funny, knowledgeable and entertaining. The wine was superb - yes, we bought a case and joined their wine club so now we will get to enjoy Akarua wines for quite a while! Easy parking,...More

Thank Tracey011
Deborah A, Director of Sales at Akarua Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2016

Dear Tracey011, Thank you so much for your kind review and absolutely delighted you have joined the Akarua Wine Club! We have numerous events over the course of the year exclusively for wine club members for all to enjoy! I look forward to meeting you...More

Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We popped in after seeing that these guys were the main sponsor of the Arrowtown Autumn Festival and were not disappointed. Our host was fantastic and very knowledgeable on your wines and I think we must've stayed for about an hour or so...! And we...More

Thank Verkd
Deborah A, Director of Sales at Akarua Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2016

Dear Verkd, How very kind of you to write such a lovely review. Also brilliant that you heard of us through the Akarua Arrowtown Autumn Festival. We are thrilled to have been the main sponsor and also look forward to working with the festival in...More

Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

This has been my favourite winery over the last 10 years and I always look forward to coming back. They've added a lot to the range in the last 6 years - 3 types of sparkling, a reserve Pinot noir and a rose I didn't...More

Thank Kiwi_73_Sydney
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Dropped in for a tasting while we were touring the area. Plenty of car parking and a well set up cellar door. Hostess was very friendly and informative regarding the characteristics of each wine as well as the history of the winery. Overall a lovely...More

Thank Jordee A
Deborah A, Director of Sales at Akarua Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2016

Dear Jordee A, Thank you for submitting your review. It's always great to receive positive feedback and taking the time to write it. We hope you enjoyed the wine you purchased and had a great time! All the best, Deborah Adams Marketing Coordinator

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