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Review of Peregrine Wines

Peregrine Wines
Ranked #17 of 124 things to do in Queenstown
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Owner description: Peregrine Wines are the producers of the Peregrine, Saddleback and Mohua range of wines, located an easy 25 minutes drive from Queenstown in the heart Gibbston. Surrounded by a rugged and majestic landscape, our stunning Winery building has won international awards and accolades for its design and construction, which evokes the wingspan of a Peregrine (native falcon or Karearea) as it glides on thermal air rising from the heated land.Peregrine is a boutique, artisan producer of a premium range of wines that focus on Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Riesling and Chardonnay. It is a brand that since the first vintage has gain reputation both domestically and internationally as one of New Zealand’s iconic wine brands.Come and visit us at the Cellar Door every day from 10am-5pm. We trust that you will leave with fond memories of both our winery and our fabulous wines.
Reviewed 10 March 2013

I have been to a lot of cellar doors recently in Central Otago & Peregrine has the potential to be one of the best. But in reality it is a commercial offering with no passion for what Peregrine is. A matter of fact attitude from staff going through the motions of what the company spiel is about each wine. Throw a curve ball question & it proves they only know what they have been told to say. They have a premium Pinot Noir for sale, but not for tasting, shame really. Because at Amisfield,Winery cellar door they have their premium Pinot Noir for tasting & at $95 a bottle I bought it, because I knew what I was buying, big mistake Peregrine!

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Reviewed 27 February 2013 via mobile

I didn't love their wines. Their tasting room
was pretty and modern. I prefer wineries that are more rustic I guess. The lady pouring was very friendly. I personally enjoyed Waitiri down the street.

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Reviewed 1 February 2013

We visited quite a few wineries in the Gibbston Valley and whilst all of them had good wines to try, TWO aspects set Peregrine apart.

1. Peregrine was the only winery that did not charge a tasting fee - an impost that is quite off-putting for someone such as ourselves who regularly visits the Hunter Valley near Sydney. (Yes, most of the other wineries revoke the fee upon a minimum purchase of wine but this can be as much as $60)

2. The stunning architecture and beautifully landscaped surroundings.

In addition, the staff were very friendly and happily volunteered to wrap our wine in bubble wrap when told that we were from overseas.

Thank Lexus51
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Reviewed 1 February 2013

What a lovely place! We were greeted by the manager Rebecca who invited us to view the cellar area as soon as we arrived. Then she asked us if we wanted to try some of the wines, we tried around 6 different wines and she also explained many things to us regarding the export, differences in tastes and was generally very knowledgable about her product. Great experience!

Thank H H
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Reviewed 18 January 2013

Great selection of wines of various prices.
Tastings were very good and generous and the commentary was very knowledgeable and non confrontational.
Very educational about their supportingof conservation of various birds.
Barrel room is great for photo opportunities

Thank Dion K
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