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Haythornthwaite Wines

45 Omarere Rd, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand
+64 6-306 9889
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Quaint spot with beautiful wines

The owners were knowledgeable and friendly. Very accommodating with beautiful matters featuring... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Loran S
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From the old country to the new!

What a wonderful wine tasting and food experience we had at Haythornthwaite in March this year. I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Frances_Martin
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Small boutique vineyard presenting Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and our speciality Gewurztraminer. Situated in the Martinborough Terraces appellation, we are open 7 days a week during summer and 6 days during winter. Closed in winter on a Tuesday. Summer hours are 11am - 6pm 7 days a week. Platter food available, wine by the glass and a full tasting of 9 wines.
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  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“susan” (5 reviews)
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45 Omarere Rd, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand
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+64 6-306 9889

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The owners were knowledgeable and friendly. Very accommodating with beautiful matters featuring many fruits and preserves from their own garden. Such and awesome homely feel.with incredible wines; all of which have a story to tell. Will definitely be back!

Thank Loran S
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susanht3, Owner at Haythornthwaite Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments. I love to make the preserves. Hope to see you back soon. Susan

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful wine tasting and food experience we had at Haythornthwaite in March this year. I was visiting from the UK with my son who lives in Wellington. We do not have cellar doors in the UK for wine tastings and really appreciated the...More

Thank Frances_Martin
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Susan H, Owner at Haythornthwaite Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments. I am glad to hear the jar of Feijoa chutney made its way safely back to the UK. Hope to see you back in NZ some time. Susan

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fresh off the boat from Picton, we were looking for wine and food at one of the wineries. Susan and Mark were most welcoming. We chose their 'pinot noir' tasting sets, and opted for the mixed platter to share. Travelling with my parents, they really...More

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Susan H, Owner at Haythornthwaite Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments. I am glad you enjoyed both the platter and the Pinot wine tasting tier. Safe travels. Susan

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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

As part of our half day wine tasting experience in Martinborough, we were taken to this fabulous vineyard. The host was so amazingly welcoming and friendly, we felt so at home tasting his delicious wine selection that he obviously truly loved. Also had some fab...More

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susanht3, Owner at Haythornthwaite Wines, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Thank you for your comments. We are glad you enjoyed your tasting with us I love to make jams and chutneys from the orchards on the vineyard to sell them in the tasting room. I also use many of them on our platters. Hope to...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

Visited Martinborough with no real plans for the Saturday. Unfortunately we had trouble ordering food or platters anywhere and were recommended we visit here. We ordered the cheese and meat platter for $40 with a couple of glasses of wine. The white wine was served...More

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susanht3, Owner at Haythornthwaite Wines, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2018

Thankyou for your comments. We serve our white wines at 12 degrees so that you are able to taste the flavours. Wine coming straight out of the fridge is at 4 degrees so all you can taste is the cold. As they warm up in...More

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Reviewed January 26, 2018

We had a great day tasting fantastic wines and enjoying beautiful food. Thanks to the owners for the hospitality. We will definitely be back.

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Susan H, Owner at Haythornthwaite Wines, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2018

Thank you for your visit. Glad you enjoyed our wines and the platter. Hope to see you again. Susan

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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Great care and thought went into cultivating and creating these wines. Exceptional is the best description I can give them. They cellar up to 10 years before serving. Great hostess/ owner, Susan will take you thru the wine tasting. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

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susanht3, Owner at Haythornthwaite Wines, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2018

Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed the wine tasting from me. Susan

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

perfect to enjoy a good platter with a glass of wine, as well as a tastings. all with good background music

Thank Santiago R
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Susan H, Owner at Haythornthwaite Wines, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2018

thank you. Glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Hope to see you again. .

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Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, rustic and you are made very welcome when you arrive. The wine selection is quite impressive for a boutique winery. Our food platter was tasty and of good value. It was delightful to meet and chat with a down to earth owners. Thankyou...More

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Susan H, Owner at Haythornthwaite Wines, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2018

Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed our wines and your platter. Susan

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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Haythornthwaite winery wasn't on our list, but opportunity found us sitting in the outdoor area of Haythornthwaite vineyard. The day was perfect so we were looking forward to another tasting session. I realise that wine is a personal preference, so this review is about the...More

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susanht3, Owner at Haythornthwaite Wines, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2018

Thank you for your comments. In response to your concerns: We are a small family owned vineyard who provide a family experience. The caravans are not in the public area and are temporary staff accommodation for staff working on the vineyard. We are concerned to...More

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