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The New Zealand Whisky Company

Open today: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Very understocked but some lovely whiskey

there was not a lot of choice as we really love our whiskey and bought 1 bottle , had they had more... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Stratford upon Avon, United Kingdom
Good Whisky

Nice place to buy and get information on single malt whisky of all different flavours with big... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
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“cellar door”(3 reviews)
“whisky lover”(2 reviews)
Come in and try our World Famous New Zealand Whisky. Relax with a dram and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Historic Precinct. We also have a wide range of locally made Craft Chocolate and Whisky Fudge to be enjoyed along with your Whisky. We...more
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14-16 Harbour Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
+64 3-434 8842
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

there was not a lot of choice as we really love our whiskey and bought 1 bottle , had they had more varieties that were not $699 we would have gladly had more as Im sure so would a lot of visitors

Thank Ali-Henrik
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Nice place to buy and get information on single malt whisky of all different flavours with big range.

Thank haridhiraj
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Went to see all the different types of whiskey. Whiskey tasting and lots of history. The owner bought the whole stock of the factory when it closed so will run out one day of all these different types. Still reasonably priced. Very informative too.

Thank leoniehastings
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Friendly staff and good knowledge of whisky. I had the Oamaruvian double wood single cask whisky which was so good. highly recommend to every whisky lover. will be back soon.

1  Thank yogeshn2016
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

We shared the tasting tray of four different whiskeys. All good, but different. Easy to share with amount given. Might be too much for one person, unless you are a big whiskey drinker. Great historic building to enjoy the tastes!

Thank Salmondeschutes
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Have been thoroughly introduced to whisky and never liked it before. Great gifts for the men in your life . We have a good collection and the bottles are a great story piece . worth a look in .

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

I’ve been past this “shop” a couple of times in the past, but it’s always been closed. This time however, it was not only open, but the duty manager went out of her way to make us welcome. Four tastings later and a purchase or...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 29 November 2017

We spend about an hour in this very comfortable whisky lounge have a couple of drinks, warming up by the fire and just relaxing.

Thank gloakley
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We arrived close to closing time so we were so pleased to see the owner had no problems staying open for my husband and I. We had a very educational and entertaining experience! This is a absolute must for Whisky lovers, we enjoyed a flight...More

1  Thank janineabroad
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Great set up. Staff very knowledgeable, friendly and entertaining. Interesting stuff to look at and bits of history to learn. Good variety of tasters, a whisky enthusiasts place to be. Great view of the water as well.

1  Thank TylerJ93
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