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Spy Valley Wines

37 Lake Timara Road West, Blenheim 7276, New Zealand
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Lively winery with fun staff

We visited Spy Valley during a Marlborough wine tour, and we were not let down. The James Bond... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matthew D
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New York
A beautiful location with amazing views

Our recent cruise through New Zealand took us on a wine tour in this region. Spy Valley was our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christine C
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Spy Valley is a New Zealand Family owned must-visit winery with a reputation for consistently producing great value, award-winning wines. Come and experience complimentary tastings of our wines, see award winning architecture and learn the secrets behind the name, Spy Valley. For the non-wine drinkers, try our estate grown olive oil, play in the Kids' corner or have a picnic and enjoy the view. We are the 2013 Winner of the "Best of Wine Tourism" award for Architecture and Landscapes. Summer Hours: Open daily 10.30am - 4.30pm October- April Winter Hours: Mon-Fri 10.30am-4.30pm May - October
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37 Lake Timara Road West, Blenheim 7276, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Spy Valley during a Marlborough wine tour, and we were not let down. The James Bond memorabilia and morse code on the bottles keeps a local theme alive. The most important part -- the wine -- was delicious. We were able to taste...More

Thank Matthew D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our recent cruise through New Zealand took us on a wine tour in this region. Spy Valley was our 2nd stop on the winery tour and was perfect. The weather cooperated and the experience was great. Given the timing of our tour, and the fact...More

Thank Christine C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hostess was attentive at the best degree possible. We really enjoyed our stop here. We sat right in front of the Pinot noir harvest and the mountains.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

During our two days in Marlborough, we went to 7 wineries with the intent of buying several bottles to take home. Of the 7 bottles we bought to take home, 5 were from Spy Valley, overall winning our taste palettes. It was also nice to...More

Thank KD6889
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We stopped here on a tour with "Your Local Chauffeur" tours and had a wonderful time! The wines are fabulous and the staff was very well informed and were delightful.

Thank CodyWyomingite
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We had a great tour of the winery, learning about their grapes, harvesting, aging and bottling. We then had a taste of more than enough wines. We liked the Envoy wine the best, were a little disappointed with the Spy Valley labeled wines considering the...More

Thank buffalobob6
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Perfect set-up, starting with shady parking places, nice modern building with fantastic views, efficient staff, and tasting is free (though we haven't bought any wine). We liked all the white wines offered, however not the reds. The reason why only 4 points: we felt the...More

Thank Lengyelek
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

We recently toured this winery while on an excursion through Celebrity Cruises. The location is simply beautiful with breathless views. We learned a lot about the grapes and varieties of wines grown here. The guide was knowlegable and able to answer our questions. Tastings were...More

Thank JMSheard
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Fantastic wine tasting and hospitality by the Spy Valley staff. Had complimentary tasting of 7 wines (all were delicious and served with generous helpings) and then they allowed us to have our picnic outside on a beautiful sunny day and poured us a complimentary free...More

Thank christianboro
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

They have Some really nice wines, you might be surprised. They have a very cool spy thing going on and they have some great T-shirts! We found the staff to be very friendly and knowledgeable about their wines. It’s definitely worth a visit.

Thank drjandthemissus
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SpyValley, Cellar Door Manager at Spy Valley Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post a review! We are glad you enjoyed your time here at Spy Valley and the spy theme we have secretly dotted around the place!

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