Premium Private Wine Tour
In this private tour with maximum 3 people you will visit the wineries of Elephant Hill, Craggy Range, Te Matata Estate and Esk Valley Estate and it includes a nice lunch with wine !!
Duration : 5 hours.
Departure Location : Free Pick-Up/ Drop off from your accommodation.
Departure Time : Morning
Departure dates : Every Day (except 25 Dec)
Category : Wine
Your first stop will be at Elephant Hill Winery, located just beyond the beach at Te Awanga. The European owners of this winery have spared no expense to created a world class winery. All their wines are made from 100% hand- picked grapes grown on their sustainably run vineyards. Elephant hill has been able to purchase a large block of land in the internationally recognized Gimblett Gravels area where they grow premium red grapes. The Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Malbec from this area are outstanding.
The second stop will be at the Craggy Range winery is a world class establishment and their goal is to make some of the best wines in the Southern Hemisphere. The Peabody family that own the estate have created an estate that is quality driven with no desire to produce big quantities of wine.
The Third at Te Mata estate is 120 years old making it the second oldest winery in Hawke’s Bay. It is owned by the Buck family and now the second generation of this family are fully involved with this wine business. Coleraine and it’s little brother Awatea are two of the most highly regarded Bordeaux reds in New Zealand.They also make a broad range of excellent white wines all grown locally. Then you will have a nice lunch at the Mission Winery.
And The Premium Wine tour finishes with a tasting at Esk valley Estate.
Free pick up and drop off from accommodation
Includes a choice of 2 courses from the Mission Estate Restaurant, a la carte menu and includes a glass of wine each from their wine list.
The tour vehicle is an Audi Allroad Quatro with adjustable air suspension and air conditioning.
A private Guide.
) Scenic Tuki Tuki river loop (20 min