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The Urban Winery

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Fat and Sassy

Thursday night and the winery bar was humming Platter was super Wine tastes were very good and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Reg B
Three friends and a tasting

We just went in for a quick tasting but were lucky enough to meet Tony, the owner, who spent a lot... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
jess0six
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Urban Winery with barrels, concrete egg shaped tanks and cellar door. Wine bar and function center situated in historic art deco National Tobacco Factory
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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3 Ossian St | Ahuriri, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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+64 6-650 3353
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thursday night and the winery bar was humming Platter was super Wine tastes were very good and owner was really interested in opinions. Bought gift pack and extra bottle for friends

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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We just went in for a quick tasting but were lucky enough to meet Tony, the owner, who spent a lot of time talking us through his wines and generally chatting about wine and tips for the region. Awesome wines (especially the Fat and Sassy...More

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Tony B, Owner at The Urban Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Enjoyed your visit, hope to see you all back for some live music action!!

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Came in with a group of seven friends, ordered the wine barrel platter (as suggested by staff) and a few bottles of fat n sassy Chardonnay. It all looked so incredible and tasted amazing. Really friendly staff and loved the live music. Would definitely recommend,...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Went there today. No one else was there when we arrived but within about five minutes three other couples arrived. While we decided between buying some wine having a tasting or both the other couples were being served. Two staff members seemed flustered by the...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

The Urban Winery was recommended to us by a Napier retailer during our weekend getaway. What a great place. Cosy, warm, full of ambiance with great hosts, wine and food. The walls are adorned with fabulous photography by a local photographer, and as photographers ourselves,...More

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Lelemaree21, Manager at The Urban Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Hi Flicks88 Thanks for your lovely review. It's very much appreciated! We are thrilled you had a great time with us and look forward to seeing you on your return to Napier in the future! 😊🥂

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Great place to spend a few hours on a wet day. Excellent platters and a great wine tasting. Personal attention from the wine maker. Highly recommended

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Lelemaree21, Manager at The Urban Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Hi Andrew S. Thanks for your recent review. We are pleased you enjoyed your time with us at The Urban Winery and look forward to seeing you again soon. 🥂

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

It's a real shame that I have to write this review, but this is the first really poor bit of service we have had in 4 weeks in NZ. We had been out on our bikes all day and were really looking forward to visiting...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Read about this place on line, and decided to give it a try, we've not been to any wineries before, but this made a great introduction, and I felt that no previous experience was necessary.!! The girl behind the counter was really friendly and knowledgeable,...More

Thank Annette P
Lelemaree21, Cellardoor & Events Manager at The Urban Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Hi there Anette. Thanks so much for your awesome review. We really appreciate it!! We are so pleased that we could make your first trip to a winery an enjoyable one and hope to see you back one day soon. Regards from the team 😊

Reviewed 9 April 2018

We heard about Tony Bish's Urban Winery and his French oak egg from another winery and as we love his wines just had to visit. It's a cellar door / wine bar which does food and plays blues/jazz from vinyl on an old school turn-table...More

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Tony B, Owner at The Urban Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thanks ARH, we really appreciate you taking the time to write a review! It was great to have you guys here. Just a small correction, I was nominated in the Australian Gourmet Wine Winemaker of the Year, but the winner was Dom Maxwell of Greystone!...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018

We stumbled upon this place in November 2017 and loved the space, and ambience of this stylish wine bar. The staff were excellent with their knowledge and service of the wines. We were so excited about this find, and wanted to share it with friends.....More

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Lelemaree21, Cellardoor Manager at The Urban Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hi Rossydos Firstly, thank you for your review, we appreciate feedback as it helps us to improve the service we offer to our customers. Thanks also for the positive comments regarding the ambience of our space, the knowledge and service provided by our friendly staff....More

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