A wine lover's haven

Nestled among the vines of one of New Zealand's most esteemed organic wineries, this romantic cottage offers an intimate and unique retreat. This historic and secluded haven, lovingly curated by owners and renowned winemakers Therese and Hans Herzog, exudes genuine charm and sophistication with its antiques and artworks. Become part of this unique winemaking story by enjoying exclusive insights into the winemaking process as guests of the Herzogs and experiencing the love and care poured into every bottle of handcrafted wine.

The cottage features a supreme king-size bed with luxurious linens, cozy seating areas, an antique desk with Wi-Fi, and thoughtful amenities such as fresh fruit, sweet and savoury treats, bathrobes, slippers, premium toiletries, books, magazines, and DVDs. A Nespresso machine for coffee aficionados and, most importantly, a well-stocked wine fridge!

In the morning, indulge in a delicious continental breakfast personally served by the vigneron themselves. Enjoy the privacy of your cottage and the breathtaking views over the vines and mountains from the spacious veranda, equipped with comfortable lounge seating. Deck chairs provide the perfect spot for sunbathing or stargazing, while a private enchanting garden with a water lily pond adds to the peaceful atmosphere.

Located on the banks of the Wairau River, Hans Herzog Estate is an ideal starting point for walks, cycling, jogging, or water sports in the Marlborough Sounds. Kaikoura and Nelson are only 90 minutes away and make for ideal day trips. Bicycles are available to explore our picturesque wine region.


Book Our Exclusive Packages


We have two packages available to stay in our vineyard cottage:

A night in the vines which is a one night package for $990 and a 2-night's stay The Vintners Getaway from $1650 including 15% GST.

Extend your stay with additional nights for $540, which includes our delectable breakfast each morning.

Please note public holidays incur an additional charge of 15%. This is paid additionally and separately to your booking. The cottage is not suitable for children. 

Check-in is available between 3-5pm and check-out by 11am.

Weekend bookings are available through enquiry only. If you would like to stay over a weekend, please email and we will get back to you on availabitly.

Check ins are not possible on a public holiday and thus requires a minimum stay of a 3-night stay (e.g. Xmas and New Year). A surcharge of 15% on the accommodation is charged each night of a Public Holiday.

Our cottage comes with the following inclusions: 

Nespresso machine. Selection of high quality loose leaf tea's. Free Wifi. Chromcast for streaming (no Sky TV). Secured private parking. Fruit, sweet and savoury treats. Linden Leaves body & hair care products. Complimentary bikes (valued at $90).

The cottage does not include kitchen facilities due to fire safety regulations. We deliver a sumptuous breakfast basket each morning or you can pre order a delicious winemakers platter for you to enjoy in the privacy of the cottage. We are happy to recommend and book you some of Marlborough's lovely dining options.

All our terms and conditions are outlined here. Please note that when you make a booking you are accepting our terms and conditions as outlined.

The cottage is a historic building and unfortunately not suitable for wheelchair access.

Your package includes an educational and exciting private wine experience. We will get in touch with you before or upon check-in to arrange a suitable time for this special experience.

A glance at our cottage


Explore our Vineyard Cottage through this interactive tour. Please be aware that the cottage has undergone refurbishment, and there is no longer a kitchenette available (for more information, refer to our FAQs).