Winery notes (NV)
"Pelorus Rosé is the benchmark for New Zealand sparkling rosé wine, drawing on over 30 years of heritage from the original Pelorus. Crafted using the time-honoured méthode traditionnelle, Pelorus Rosé has reinforced the reputation of the original Pelorus with its elegance, finesse and complexity."
5 Stars & 95/100 Bob Campbell MW, The Real Review, February 2020 (NV)
"Pale pink/orange. Fresh, appealing méthode with subtle cherry, strawberry and raspberry flavours together with oyster shell, bread crust and a hint of toast. A nice combination of youthful freshness with a savoury edge from bottle development."
5 Stars Michael Cooper, 2021 Edition (NV)
"This classy, non-vintage wine is a blend of Pinot Noir (mostly) and Chardonnay, hand-picked in the Wairau Valley, partly fermented in old oak vats and French oak barrels, and disgorged after at least two years maturing on its yeast lees. The sample I tasted in late-2021 is salmon pink, with a fragrant, complex bouquet. A delicious wine, it shows excellent vigour and harmony, with strong, strawberryish, spicy flavours, yeasty, lively and lingering."
Rated Excellent & 94/100 Cameron Douglas MS, October 2021 (NV)
"Brioche and cherry, baked goods and red melon, a deep and fine lees autolysis, a mineral earthy quality and overall developing complexity. Fine, fresh, crisp, leesy and abundant in elegant flavour and finesse. Soft, fresh and silky textured mousse, fine light red fruit core with minerality and autolysis power. Balanced with a perfect light weight appeal, complex and long. A delicious wine ready for drinking from purchase and through 2026+."
Rated Excellent, 5 Stars & 93/100 NZ Wine Rater, March 2022 (NV)
"An attractive, deep, pink hue with a voluminous mousse. Savoury and complex on the nose with an appetizing array of strawberry shortbread, pink grapefruit, aperol and lees-derived vegemite notes. Dry, tasty, full-bodied and toasty on the palate with strawberries and cream, a fresh, saline finish and lingering biscuity complexity."
4 ½ Stars & Top 10 Cuisine Sparkling Tasting, October 2019 (NV)
"A delicate salmon-hued rosé with fresh berry aromas and a lovely bead. This gently weighted wine continues to grow through the palate with fresh red berries, toast and eastern spices that provide both structure and finesse."
We provide a door to door delivery service nationwide. Delivery charges are calculated on a 12 bottle case or part there of.
Delivery charges are calculated during the checkout process. Please ensure you choose the correct delivery region. We will advise you if you have chosen the incorrect delivery region.
You may also choose to 'pick up' your order from our wine shop at 188 Durham Street South, Christchurch.
For further details on prices and delivery options please go to the Delivery & Returns section of our site.
If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that it may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on (03) 3655134.
Note, for orders of 1 - 2 bottles we charge an additional $3 for packaging. To ensure the safety of the bottles we use specially designed posting boxes.
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Cloudy Bay is proudly numbered among Marlborough's trailblazing first five wine makers, who staked their claims at a time when it was virtually impossible to envision how the area would be transformed and thrive as a world-leading wine region. David Hohnen, Cloudy Bay's founder, had faith in the land's latent viticultural potential which gave him a headstart on developing some of its most suitable land.
Cloudy Bay takes its name from an expanse of water named by explorer James Cook. The sea was cloudy at the time, full of sediment from recent flooding run-off. The moniker captures the evocative quality of the transitory nature of New Zealand's land and seascapes - befitting for an accomplished wine producer.
At the heart of Cloudy Bay's wine-making philosophy is the desire to get the absolute best out of their world-class vineyards in Marlborough and Central Otago - carving out an unmistakable style made possible only through a deep understanding of grape and terroir combinations.
Central Otago is the world's most southern wine region and Cloudy Bay works hard to harness the best of its continental terroir, in a location where site selection is critical, to produce distinctively Central Otago notes of dark fruit and wild mountain herbs. Further north in Marlborough, Cloudy Bay sauvignons burst with bright expressive aromatics, with beautiful citrus and stone fruit characters shining forth.
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Relatively new to wine and liquor, but I have found the experience of trying new wines and liquor enjoying with the help from the staff at Vino Fino. Very friendly and tolerant of my basic questions!
Yong Tai Beh April 22, 2022
Amazing customer service. Vino Fino arranged a gift wrapped, hand delivered, chilled bottle of champagne for the morning of my best friends wedding, as I was stuck in the UK with COVID. A beautiful gift. It was like nothing was too much trouble for them. I was even able to dictate a small message. Thank you for your excellent service!
Laura Thomson April 9, 2022
If it’s wine you want this is the place to go, was returning unopened wine from a wedding, great service provided
Graham Morgan March 22, 2022
Great range of wines.You will find some not so common grape varieties are available here.
They appear to be competitively priced. Service was excellent. The shop is split over three levels. Not sure how you'd cope if you are mobility impaired.
David Smith March 13, 2022
Helpful and efficient and friendly. Great selection of varieties.
Jeff Hunter March 1, 2022
Dear Vino Fino, you guys rock! I ordered a couple of cases of wine this morning & they were here by lunchtime…not that I needed a wine then…no, really I didn’t.
Thanks for the consistently amazing service & great prices.
Note dear reader:I’m not being paid to write this; just a happy regular.
Tania Finn Angelo February 17, 2022
Best wine shop in Christchurch. Excellent range from NZ and overseas, great weekly specials and staff picks. Free delivery in Christchurch for 6 bottles or more, or drive in pick up option. I like that I can place an order online and pay with Eftpos on pick up.
Lisa Sanger February 4, 2022
Ample choices and prices for world wide wine selection.
Danny Schuster December 30, 2021
Great choice of wines etc. And expert help if you need it.
Dan Stevens December 29, 2021
great selection friendly staff
greg hinch December 26, 2021
Great wine - and always some good specials. Knowledgeable, friendly staff. Good onsite parking and good hours, also very prompt delivery service. Allow returns for unopened bottles for bulk buying, e.g. functions.
Helen Gardner December 18, 2021
Rarely a foot wrong with Vino Fino. Sometimes they run out of your delicious favourites and wise to order well in advance of festive times. Delivered promptly by cheerful staff.
Robyn Williams November 10, 2021
Great delivery service.
Greg Dawber November 6, 2021
Great wines, great service
Jeremy Dyer August 22, 2021
Best wine shop in Christchurch! Caters to all tastes and budgets. Be prepared to spend a while in this store as the options are endless. The staff are very knowledgeable and their recommendations/reviews are spot on. I do not bother buying wine from anywhere else and if i'm in a rush - simply order it online. 10/10
Scarlett-Jean Pearcy June 16, 2021
Any wine under the sun and educated staff, just ask and they will match a wine for you.
Hugh Hawkey May 12, 2021
This is the only place to get a good bottle of wine and great advice
Hilton Solomon May 6, 2021
Best selection of wine in Christchurch. Reasonable prices too.
Michael Ambler May 3, 2021
By far the best wine shop in Christchurch. The staff is exceptionally helpful and knowledgeable.
Matthieukk May 1, 2021
Solid selection of wines at good prices. Friendly service too.
Neal Croft April 11, 2021
Great selection has wine for my partner and craft beers for me
daniel robson March 6, 2021
I've just ordered online for a friend in another city and I was impressed with the ease of use on the website. Wines are listed with excellent information on tasting notes and professional reviews, as well as being well categorised for easy search. I also called the store with a query about ordering online and they were so incredibly helpful and friendly on the phone. Highly recommend
Jacqui Allison February 24, 2021
Great service. Great selection, can buy with confidence. Very competitive pricing. Very quick delivery service.
Duncan Hurren February 22, 2021
Excellent choice of wine. Enjoyed a fantastic sparkling red from Adelaide
Steve Fraser February 11, 2021
Always good just go in and expand your wine vocabulary
Cameron Hood January 21, 2021
Always a great selection at great prices. Excellent service also.
Craig Bunt January 16, 2021
Amazing selection and value, super quick delivery
Adam Stait December 21, 2020
Great selection... and fine wines
Hils N Tony West October 25, 2020
Not only do they sell delicious wine at great prices, but the owners of the store couldn't be more lovely. We had to cancel our wedding twice due to covid-19 and they have been amazing in helping us return and sell our alcohol. They have gone above and beyond. Highly recommend.
gracyqq October 14, 2020
Bought all these wines from there ,
They give you advise regarding wines ,
Neil kapadia October 12, 2020
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