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Yealands Estate Winery

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Address: Corner of Seaview and Reserve Roads, Seddon 7285, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 3-575 7618
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

When Peter Yealands first discovered a little-known, but spectacular,...

When Peter Yealands first discovered a little-known, but spectacular, corner of Marlborough, an incredible story began to unfold. By 08.08.08, through a bold vision and a capacity for sheer hard work that few could comprehend, Peter was standing alongside his world-leading carboNZeroCertTM Yealands Estate winery with his sights firmly set upon becoming the world's most sustainable wine producer. Combining the very latest cutting-edge green technology and highly innovative thinking, the Yealands name quickly became synonymous with a passion for crafting ultra-premium wines in the most environmentally-friendly manner.

Our cosy and intimate Cellar Door provides a relaxing hideaway where you can discover the Yealands Estate story and try our quality portfolio of wines whilst relaxing in unhurried comfort.

Recently awarded the International Winner for Sustainable Wine Tourism Practices, our Cellar Door demonstrates our world leadership in sustainable wine production.

Join us for a complimentary tasting of our wines and take in the picturesque views across the vineyard and Cook Strait on our self-guided vineyard tour.

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Excellent wine and views over the vineyards and sea

Excellent service from staff and Peter Yealands himself who came by to chat with us about his wines and career making some of the best sauvignon blanc we'ver ever tasted!

Reviewed 5 days ago
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent service from staff and Peter Yealands himself who came by to chat with us about his wines and career making some of the best sauvignon blanc we'ver ever tasted!

Thank PJ L
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped in to go out to the coast and see the ocean views....these were well worth the bit of a drive to see...would be spectacular at the beginning or end of the day. Tried a couple of the wines GORGEOUS....we just turned up .... I guess if you wanted to do the tour it would pay to ring.

Thank gus3382016
Champagne-Ardenne, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A visit to Yealands today with my partner. Amazing place! We discovered the brand but we had that "Waw" effect when we entered the Cellar Door. Very nice cellar door - so much impressed about the size of that winery! After the tasting we left the cellar door and we did the tour of the vineyards which is AMAZING! A... More 

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Tumbulgum, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We were totally blown away at the size of Yealands and also extremely impressed with the environmentally friendly approach Peter has developed in every aspect of the winery. The wines are superb, especially the baby doll Sauvignon Blanc and the sparkling Pinot Gris blush. It's possibly the last winery heading south, but it is an absolute must to visit. I... More 

Thank Maria L
Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Stunning vineyard with incredible views. Its worth the drive from blenheim. They show a brief 8 minute movie about the why and how. The staff at the tastings were fabulous. Full of knowledge and so friendly. Also well worth taking the white road drive around the vineyard. Its signposted at various points to describe what you're seeing. Lots of picnic... More 

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London, Canada
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Short drive out of Blenheim, the sea views are amazing. The vineyard property is a showcase. Congrats on all the eco work that gets done! The self drive is a must. The wines are lovely too.

Thank Laura J
Prescott, Arizona
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Yealands is an innovative winery - taking care of the land and producing exceptional wines. We were here for a wine tasting (that included a short video) and we were impressed with the wines and the whole area. They probably have the best Sauvignon Blanc I've ever had - I m not a white wine fan, but I enjoyed this.... More 

Thank Victoria M
Anstruther, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

very friendly staff, not pushy and let you get on with tasting and choosing wines. Interesting video

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Kapaau, Hawaii
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

Just about a 30 minute ride from Blenheim, but very nice. The entire property was very impressive as of course were the wines. Tasting on going at no charge. Short video tells history.

Thank Burt M
Hamilton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

The short video was informative and interesting and the cellar door staff were friendly and welcoming. Also looking at what they do for sustainability is very important. We were looking forward to the views during the self drive tour however we must have made a wrong turn so ended up on the wrong road..this was a bit of a downer..some... More 

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