Chard Farm Winery, Queenstown

(200+ reviews on the web)
Winery / Vineyard
Learn about Ottago's famous pinot noir in a casual, family-friendly atmosphere at Chard Farm Winery. As you approach the vineyard, you pass through grape vines in regimented rows, with rugged mountains rising up on either side. The winery primarily produces varieties of pinot noir, which you can sample in a fun, informal setting among the oak barrels, then pick up a bottle or two to take home. Families with children are welcome here. To make the most of your visit, take a picnic to enjoy on the lawn while drinking in the spectacular views. Put Chard Farm Winery on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Queenstown travel itinerary planner.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Our host was friendly, funny and knowledgeable of the wines. There is a $10 tasting fee if you don't purchase wines which is donated to a local hospice. Pinots were great (unsurprisingly). A stunning ...  more »
  • The host of our B&B recommended Chard Farm - he said the wine is fine but the views are spectacular. He was right on both counts. We've had better wine but the tasting experience was really quite fun....  more »
  • This was a lovely winery and a great little trip up a hillside to get to the Cellar Door (tasting room). The host is gracious and knowledgeable and the wines are delicious. We visited five wineries (C...  more »
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  • Extremely knowledgable staff, and exceptional wines. The Pinor Noir is the best ive had!
  • Fantastic wine! Fantastic front man! They know their wine. I loved visiting here. Great information. Friendly
  • Great wines and nice to try their unoaked Chardonnay which is really good! It's not just about the reds! But don't be an idiot and try park on the road there so you can take a photo...
  • Even if the wines were terrible, this one is worth it just for the incredible cliffside drive. Luckily the wines are fantastic. I have already recommended this place, and will do so again.
  • Friendly people. Tasting "donation" seems high at $10 but at least they donate it to charity. Nice selection of wines but quite expensive. The road in its interesting, you expect Wil-e-coyote to chase Road Runner past any second. Great views. Picturesque location overlooking AJ Hackett Bungee.