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Address: Hawkes Bay, Havelock North, New Zealand
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Established in 1896, we remain family owned, producing internationally...

Established in 1896, we remain family owned, producing internationally recognised wines exclusively from our Hawkes Bay vineyards. Cellar Door open daily.

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The Gamay Noir

By far the best wines we tried in the region! The Gamay Noir was a stand out and a must try. The cellar door isn't as grand as some in the region but the wine absolutely speaks... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 April 2016
Chloe S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

By far the best wines we tried in the region! The Gamay Noir was a stand out and a must try. The cellar door isn't as grand as some in the region but the wine absolutely speaks for itself.

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Thank Chloe S
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

When we decided on a road trip to the Hawke's Bay, I knew that the one and only one place that I DEFINITELY wanted to visit was the Te Mata Winery. I love their red wines, specially the Awatea Cabernet Merlot. We had a tasting, and ended up buying 2 bottles of wine to take away too. The Awatea and... More 

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Thank thesahib
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

There are many quality wineries in Hawke's Bay. We went to about a dozen. Some wineries were better for food, others for music, but this place was great for the actual wines.

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Thank SophS5
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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49 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

Very friendly and informative staff. Relaxed tasting and not pretentious at all. Really liked the fact they are completely local to the area.

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Thank mmszulinski
Miami, Florida
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59 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

I visited 10 vineyard during my time in Hawkes Bay and this was one of my least favorite. I say that BC the cellar is small and you are only offered certain wines. I know during a tasting there are only select wines to try but if one is interested in tasting the finer wines to purchase then I feel... More 

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San Francisco, California, USA
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665 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

Te Mata is one of the oldest family owned wineries in the Hawke's Bay. One can taste 6 of Te Mata's award-winning wines and they are exquisitely crafted examples of the best in category. Toby and or James who can be often found in the tasting room are excellent cellar door hosts. Te Mata is also 1 of only 2... More 

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New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

For such lovely (and pricey) wines they could surely try harder. Cellar door is tiny and looks straight into the admin offices, maybe shut a door or frost a window?!

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Thank AKNZ
Tauranga, New Zealand
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146 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

We travelled to find the home of one of our favourite wines only to find them closed - despite their website saying - Open Daily!! Is it too much to ask that these places advertise their Winter Hours??

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Thank Shayne S
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015

This wine tasting experience was different to others I have experienced. The chap we spoke with didn't offer information on the wine, instead we given the list of wine and read what the wine was made up of which was fine....but then he is just stood there watching us taste. We did ask questions but his answers were very closed.... More 

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Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
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215 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015 via mobile

We wanted to visit this little gem after hearing about & tasting some of there wines whilst travelling in NZ. The lady looking after us instantly made us feel relaxed and welcome - They offer a range of quality wines from $20-$50 , the tasting was informal and unpretentious . We are looking forward to going back to taste &... More 

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