Indulge your senses...

The heart and soul of Wine & Food

We are thrilled to offer you privileged access to unique experiences, normally set aside for close wine friends and members of our wine club. We will bring in a top chef who is matching some creative dishes to our artisan wines with one of us (the wine people) looking after you and telling you everything you like to know about wines..

Depending on the season, soak up the sun alfresco on sweepings verandahs or at one of our beautiful spaces with open fireplaces, artwork and antiques for heaps of ambience. Picture-perfect for a great wine & dine! 

Our private chef prepares tasty, elegant food based on the natural abundance of our region. Our wine ambassador will match each course with one of Hans’ outstanding wines. A must-do indulgence!

If this is not enough extravagance, you may add a bottle from Hans & Therese’s private walk-in wine-cellar with a curated wine library close to 500 of the world’s finest wines, to your feast. 

Hans curates also one of the largest and most exclusive private Havana cigar collections. Perfectly stored in the climate-controlled barrel hall and matured for up to twenty years. If you chose one of this private experiences we can set up a smoker table on our verandah, with blankets should it get fresh…

The Winemaker Table

Ultra-Exclusive Long Lunch Experience! Hosted by one of New Zealand's most respected winemakers.

It makes for an unparalleled experience to sit at the table for a private lunch with the Herzog's. This is truly a unique opportunity to treat yourself to a wine & dine excursion in great company. Vivacious Therese & gracious Hans will share their story from European to New World winemakers. Tales of wine-growing, wine-making and fine wines from around the world. Soak up their incredible wine knowledge and ask your wine-heart out. A highly inspiring story of well-traveled fine wine and food lovers!

$1,200 per table (2 guests, $285 pp for additional guests).

Includes a 3 course lunch matched with many of Hans' outstanding handcrafted wines, coffee/tea and a shot of our grappa if you like!

Wine Lovers' Lunch

The perfect lunch for wine aficionados.  Delve into the world of handcrafted organic wine.

Hans’ famous food wines perfectly paired and enjoyed with some hearty, seasonal dishes from locally sourced products in the stylish setting of the wine lounge. Our wine ambassador will guide you through this epicurean journey and tell about these unique wines and the stunning story behind them.

Get into the mood with a glass of the Cuvée Thérèse Sparkling Rosé followed by a glass of our current release to match your entrée and three glasses of our full-bodied reds, one of them a library release for your main. 

$285 pp from 4 guests

Includes 3 course menu, 6 matching wines as described, coffee/tea.

Pinot Lovers' lunch

A unique dining experience to explore one of the world's most exquisite grape varieties.

Hans' first-class Pinots from the lowest yields are crafted like the great Grand Crus, but extremely well priced. Pair this with food and you have a match made in heaven.

Lunch as for the Wine lover’s. Features wines our Cuvée Thérèse Sparkling Rosé. This is followed by a glass of our unique pink Pinot gris (skin contact). This wonderful grape variety derives from the Pinot noir grape. Our wine ambassador will then introduce you to 3 different Pinot noirs including our famous Grand Duc!

$285 pp from 4 guests

Includes 3 course menu, 6 matching wines as described, coffee/tea.

The Ultimate Herzog Experience 

An exclusive wine & food voyage journeying through a lavish 5 course feast.

Plan an epic dining experience. Whether you're planning a get-together with friends or an intimate dinner, having your very own chef, personal wine ambassador in a stunning setting is an event you won’t forget. Based on our sentiment that wine is better understood with food, the meal begins in the winery and continues with a series of seasonal, handcrafted dishes in the adjoining wine lounge. Finish your day off with a stroll through the vines and beautiful gardens. Then you're absolutely living your best life.

$375 pp, from 4 guests

Includes 5 course menu, 6 matching wine, coffee/tea. 

Please note that all packages must be paid for at booking time. 

¬While the food may keep coming and the wine will flow, please note that your hosts are only booked for 2.5 hours for lunch and 3 hours for dinner service¬

Please contact us at to book your tailor-made experience...

"An award-winning wine list that is breathtaking in its breadth and careful selection."
- Gourmet Traveller