The iconic and beautiful Gourmet Restaurant offers the legendary Degustation menu featuring Hans’ outstanding wines and is a must do indulgence! A team of Michelin star trained chefs create mouth-watering, contemporary cuisine with the finest and freshest local produce and the personal service from a passionate front of house team make you feel totally pampered.The luxurious ambience of the elegant restaurant with its stylish lounge and sweeping verandas (wonderful with a glass of Sparkling wine in hand to watch the beautiful sunset) creates a splendid impression of colonial style - featuring antiques and art work, silver cutlery, finest French china, crystal glasses and romantic fireplaces. A true world class experience and a touch of heaven on earth! Be prepared to be spoilt!
The Degustation Menu has become a culinary icon attracting foodies and winos from all over the world - a series of smaller, focused dishes that are perfectly matched with Hans’ handcrafted, single vineyard organic wines.
Fancy trying some of the outstanding wines and vintages of the world? Well, step into our International wine cellar and choose from our award-winning wine list with over 500 wines to choose from. Should you wish to finish your dining experience in style, we have the most comprehensive cigar list in New Zealand and an array of digestives from all over the world!
We hope you find the same enjoyment dining with us as we had creating this experience.
Therese & Hans Herzog
7 pm to late, November to May. Bookings essential.
60 guests, Private dining in the “The Wine Cellar” 10 guests.
none - unless you look for an opportunity to dress up, then the beautiful luxurious Restaurant with its stylish lounge and sweeping verandas will be the perfect stage.
Modern New Zealand, market-fresh tasting menus from our Michelin star experienced chefs using only fresh ingredients and the menu can change daily. Click here to view a Sample Restaurant Menu.
Please let us know of any special dietary requirements in advance of your visit!
Public Holiday Notices
Please check our contact page for the most up-to-date notices.
25 December, Christmas Day - Christmas Day Lunch & Dinner Package (tickets available for sale, see below)
31 December, New Year's Eve - Dinner Package (tickets available for sales, see left). Please note a 15% surcharge applies on public holidays (included in the packages).
NEW YEAR'S EVE 2018
Send off the year in style...
and celebrate at one of New Zealand's most beautiful Wine Estate! The festivities kick off with a glass of Sparkling in the beautiful Winery followed by a culinary journey with a five-course menu at the iconic Gourmet Restaurant.
7.30 pm Welcome by owners Therese & Hans Herzog
Kick off the night with a glass of Cuvee Therese Vintage Sparkling Rose and appetizers in the beautiful Winery. Therese & Hans are warm and welcoming hosts who love making their guests feel at home. Mingle with your fellow guests, have a chat with vivacious Therese or ask Hans, one of NZ’s most celebrated winemakers anything about wine. Stroll through the vines and beautiful gardens or stay cool in the beautiful barrel hall.
8 pm Gourmet Restaurant Degustation Dinner
The luxurious ambience of the elegant restaurant with its stylish lounge and sweeping verandas oozes European elegance. A splendid back drop for your New Year celebration. A delicious 5-course market fresh set Degustation Menu from our Michelin star experienced Chefs is matched by Hans’ world class wines. A true world class experience and a touch of heaven on earth. The culinary journey goes at a leisurely pace with dessert served before 11 pm.
12 am Midnight count down and Champagne Sabrage celebration under the starry sky!
Choose your package:
New Year Celebration $240 per person
For those leaving before mid-night or like to select a bottle of Champagne or special wine for their mid-night cheers drink!
Price includes. Glass of Sparkling on arrival at 7.30pm, appetizers, 5-course Menu with wines.
Midnight Countdown Luxury $260 per person
All of the above plus a glass of French Champagne at Midnight served with chocolate strawberries
Champagne from our extensive, international wine list is available for purchase on the night and will be complemented by chocolate strawberries. Let us know in time to cool your bottle…
Many of our guests from around the world like to sit with fellow travelers to have some fun with like-minded winos and foodies on New Year’s Eve. Experience close encounters of an unexpected kind ;-) Let us know if you like to sit on a shared long table (up to 15 guests). Always a great way to celebrate - join the long table party!
Booking out fast - Buy your ticket now.
The luxurious ambience of the elegant restaurant with its stylish lounge and sweeping verandas oozes European elegance. A splendid back drop for your Christmas celebration. A delicious market fresh set Degustation Menu from our Michelin star experienced Chefs is matched by Hans’ famed wines. A true world class experience and a touch of heaven on earth. Kick off the festivities with a glass of Cuvee Therese Sparkling Rose and appetizers in the beautiful Winery. Therese & Hans are warm and welcoming hosts who love making their guests feel at home. Mingle with your fellow guests, have a chat with vivacious Therese or ask Hans, one of NZ’s most celebrated winemakers anything about wine. Stroll through the vines and gardens or stay cool in the beautiful barrel hall.
Christmas Day Lunch
12.30 pm Aperitif in the Winery
1 pm Lunch in the Gourmet Restaurant
Set 3 course market fresh menu matched with our highly acclaimed wines
Ticket price $179 pp
Christmas Day Dinner
7 pm Aperitif in the Boutique Winery
7.30 pm Dinner in the Gourmet Restaurant
Indulge in a delicious set 5 course market fresh tasting menu matched with Hans handcrafted organic wines
Ticket price $249 pp
Click here for more information or to book a table email firstname.lastname@example.org
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