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“Now this is more like it!”
Review of Quartz Reef Wine

Quartz Reef Wine
Ranked #14 of 47 things to do in Cromwell
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Owner description: We welcome visitors to our industrial estate working winery cellar door. Enjoy and purchase quality hand-made Methode Traditionnelle, pinot gris and pinot noir.
Forges
Level 5 Contributor
87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Now this is more like it!”
Reviewed 1 March 2012

The winery is located in an unassuming building in an industrial estate in Cromwell. But don't be put off! The wines were all most interesting, and some were truly excellent.

We had made an appointment with Simon Beck, the sales and marketing manager, and he talked us through the full range of their wines, of which we tasted most. Nothing was too much trouble for him and we made a further appontment for the following Monday, when a wine loving friend was going to be there.

Once again, Simon took the trouble to explain all the wines, and go through an even fuller range this time.

We rated this winery very highly indeed. The fact that Rudi Bauer is Austrian in origin shows in the restrained elegance of his wines. Their vintage traditional method sparkling wine was quite as good a sparkler as I've had for a long time. WAY better than most supermarket champagnes, in my view. It was one of only two I was able to buy to fly away with.

Visited February 2012
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“Great Wine! Friendly Service”
Reviewed 17 February 2012

The wine is excellent, and the service great. We were warmly congratulated on our recent wedding, and toasts were given all around!!

Visited February 2012
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