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Address: 57 Princess Street, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 6-306 9955
11:00 - 16:00
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Martinborough Vineyard was established in 1980 with the objective of...

Martinborough Vineyard was established in 1980 with the objective of producing world class Pinot Noir and other classic cool climate wines. Martinborough Vineyard is a pioneer of Pinot Noir in New Zealand and a founder of the Martinborough region. Our Cellar Door is open daily.

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Casual Cellar Door

This tasting room was easy-go and the wines on offer were some of our fave. The Pencarrow brand pinot noir at the low end of pricing @ $30 suited our taste. We tend to like... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
San Francisco, California, USA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The perfect spot! More vineyards need to follow their lead and have a lovely little restaurant overlooking the grapes. We enjoyed both our food and the tasting flight of wines. We'd highly recommend this stop

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United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

Very easy going place, with heaps of really interesting facts about wine. It's so fascinating how the flavor of wine depends upon so many different elements. I had heaps of questions and all were answered thoroughly (even though I'm sure they have to answer the same questions everyday). All was relaxed too, no pressure to buy anything. The wines themselves... More 

Thank MackemAbroad
San Francisco, California, USA
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

This tasting room was easy-go and the wines on offer were some of our fave. The Pencarrow brand pinot noir at the low end of pricing @ $30 suited our taste. We tend to like lighter more fruit forward pinots with salmon off the BBQ. Martinborough Vineyard's was a great choice to take a few choice bottles home. The one... More 

Thank HaljoHal
Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Martinborough Vineyard you blew us away! Was visiting Martinborough for the UB40 concert and thought we would visit some vineyards during our trip. It was drizzly weather and figured we would give it a go anyway... Visited the usual spots and then came to Martinborough Vineyard. What a fantastic surprise! Amazing knowledgable staff who gave fabulous information, tasted beautiful wines... More 

Thank kim v
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We drove from Wellington for a day trip. This was the vineyard I'd found online so we made a beeline for it but there are plenty of others. Not all do 'cellar door' tastings though. As I recall, if you don't buy wine then it's 5 dollars and you get about 7 to sample. There is also a lovely gin... More 

Thank AJB78
Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this vineyard in a group of 12. When we walked in to enquire if they could take us, she made a comment about us sneaking in while the open sign was still out, she then proceeded to say she would still take us - which was fine. However then went on to say in rude manner 'do you... More 

Thank Saasha23
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We came to martinborough to do a spot of wine tasting as we heard it was a fun and a cheap thing to do. We walked into this vineyard not knowing much about wine at all. The owner was so funny and had us laughing from start to finish, whilst still succeeding in educating us in wine! Can't recommend this... More 

Thank Maxine H
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

We are on a walking tour of Martinborough. The host at this vineyard did well to deal with a bunch of rowdy hens and keep us happy as well. The wines were excellent especially the Chardonnay and Pinot. I will try to source in Australia.

Thank Kayakersydney
Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This winery is well known locally and now has two wine ranges, one made from older mature stock with a more complex nature and hence more expensive and the other made with the newer vines. There will be something to suit all tastes and budgets here. $5 per person for tastings which is great value.

Thank Alipa50
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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, knowledgeable manager. Not too busy so we didn't feel rushed. Nice Pinot Noir but Pinot Gris just lovely. Can imagine sharing (or not!) this beautiful wine on a summers evening on the deck with a tasty cheese platter on the side.

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