Cellar Door and Tours

We love welcoming you to our Cellar Door which is open year round, every day from 9 to 5 pm. Weekends from 11 to 5 pm.

Regarded as one of New Zealand’s finest world class wine & dine experiences Herzog’s is undoubtedly a true highlight for food and wine lovers and a must visit destination! The stylish Cellar Door emphasizes the reputation as one of Marlborough's most elegant estate within beautiful grounds. Find the most eclectic and largest selection of wines and grape varieties in New Zealand, all exclusively handcrafted from grapes of their organic estate vineyard. Therese & Hans Herzog are passionate about making fine wines in small quantities and combine conscientious land stewardship with premium craftsmanship. The result: pure wines of the highest quality. Savour new and limited releases only available at the estate including and retrospective tastings that dig into older vintages of such iconic wines like the Merlot-Cabernet blend 'Spirit of Marlborough'.

So much to see and take in - a vine arch to introduce you to the different grape varieties, a beautiful organic vineyard and a fully equipped winery including bottling and labeling facility with the most beautiful barrel hall. Immerse in the journey from Vine to Wine.

"Herzog Estate hits all the marks:
delicious wines exclusively available at the winery, unforgettably gorgeous grounds, delectable food and a friendly, knowledgeable staff."


The Pinot Family $10 pp
$5 refundable on purchase of one or more bottles

Indulge $15 pp
$10 refundable on purchase of 2 bottles or more

Ultimate $25 pp
$10 refundable on purchase of 2 plus bottles
choose 4 wines of your choice incl. 1 Coravin wine tasting


Exclusive long Lunch with one of the most respected winemakers in New Zealand!

Private lunch with the Herzog’s at their Bistro or alfresco makes for an unparalleled experience. A unique opportunity to treat yourself to a culinary excursion in great company. Vivacious Therese & gracious Hans will share their story from European to New World winemakers, their winery, vineyard and wines in general. Soak up their incredible wine knowledgeable and ask your wine-heart out. Well-travelled and true fine wine and food lovers their highly inspiring life story is wonderful to hear.

It’s easy to fantasize about living in such a beautiful place with an estate vineyard for a backyard, just a short walk from the family winery. It’s an intimate and memorable experience - after learning about the history of the estate and the Herzog family to sit down with them and try their wines.

$900 per table (max. 4 guests, $150 pp for additional guests. Includes 3 course lunch matched by up to 9 of Hans outstanding handcrafted wines, coffee/tea)

Public Holiday Notices

Please check our contact page for the most up-to-date notices.

25 December, Christmas Day - Cellar Door closed
31 December, New Year's Eve - the Cellar Door is open for tastings until 4 pm with last minute wine sales possible until 5 pm. 

Wine & Food for Pinot Lovers in the Cellar Door Bistro

Pinot-lovers lunch & Dinner, noon and 6pm  

Join us on the tour along our Grand Cru vineyard to visit our Boutique Winery and Barrel Hall where you enjoy a tasting of three of Hans’ handcrafted artisan wines.

Sit down either in the beautiful Mediterranean Garden or the cosy Bistro for a sumptuous 3-course lunch prepared by our MasterChef’s with produce sourced fresh on the day!

Start with a glass of our unique pink Pinot Gris (skin contact) of this wonderful grape variety who derives from Pinot Noir. With your main our Sommelier will bring and elaborate over three different vintages of Pinot Noir including our famous Grand Duc! 

Cost     $130 per person (glass pours are 75 ml)

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This immersive communal experience hosted by one of our passionate wine professional includes a stroll through the wonderful gardens, an introduction to the organic estate vineyard, an unveiling of the wine production and a journey to the holy grail - the barrel hall and ageing cellar. This unique tour culminates with a tasting of our iconic, estate-grown wines. Highly recommended for fun-loving novice wine buffs, as well as the accomplished wine aficionado.

Daily 12 and 6 pm (May to October 12 pm tour only)
$25 per person ($20 if you dine with us). Includes a 'Classic' tasting in the winery.
Please allow 40 minutes to enjoy your experience. 


To get away from the normal hustle and bustle of the busy tour and cellar door, treat yourself to a private, guided tailor made experience and a more intimate exploration of the Estate. Guests will be escorted by one of our passionate wine professional through an immersive tour of the estate, beginning in the vineyard and concluding in the winery and barrel hall for a tasting with limited releases. You will get a detailed insight into the workings of vineyard and winery.

$270 plus $30 for every additional person. Includes an ‘Indulge’ tasting in winery.

For up to 6 people by prior arrangement. Please allow about 75 minutes to enjoy this experience. Available in English, French, German or Spanish language.