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The end of an era?

During our tasting we discovered we were tasting the last of Ngatarawa wines as the vineyard had... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
Charleston, South Carolina
Great setting / wine/ and ice cream!

This was the third stop on a winery tour that was part of a cruise excursion. Picnic tables, nice... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2018
Boston, MA
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

Took a friend here as part of a 'winery tour'; the visit was a little disappointing as the service was a bit 'flat', the wine was alright but as the property was soon on the market I would suggest that operators were in a holding...More

Thank Dean H
Reviewed 15 March 2018

During our tasting we discovered we were tasting the last of Ngatarawa wines as the vineyard had been sold to Mission Estates. So sad to see the end of hundreds of year of winemakers coming to an end. Excellent wines in a lovely setting. We...More

Thank A R H
Reviewed 2 March 2018

This was the third stop on a winery tour that was part of a cruise excursion. Picnic tables, nice breeze, and a fantastic pair of "guides" made this the perfect way to end our tour. Great wines, local ice cream, and their dog was a...More

Thank TravelLoverBoston
Reviewed 26 February 2018

The Ngatarava Winery gave us good tasting for free, and even more insight of the winery production. We managed to buy some bottles 2010 for the evening!

Thank bfm2015
Reviewed 14 February 2018

The Ngatarawa winery really is a place where beauty meets taste. The cellar door itself is located in former stables, adding a very interesting touch to the entire story of the establishment of Ngatarawa. We really enjoyed the little tour, the tasting and the environment...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We arrived with 24 people in our tour and were met by our hostess. She was pleasant and gave us the history of the winery and then we had or tasting. We had 4 different wines accompanied with cheese and crackers, and then free ice...More

Thank majdad04
Reviewed 26 December 2017

One of our wine tasting stops with Grape Escape Tours was at the lovely Ngatarwa Winery. My hubby and I enjoyed the wine tasting (my favorite was the Pinot Noir). This family owned winery is set in a former stables and training grounds for English...More

Thank TexasCatBird
Reviewed 21 November 2017

I visited Ngatarawa Winery when I was on one of those wonderful winery tours by @Frankly Tours'. A great wine selection, with some absolutely delicious reds.

Thank NigelStn
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This quaint winery has a lovely picnic area and water features, a farm dog that’s very friendly and a good range of reds and whites to try in the cellar. Small gift shop

Thank AW_Hooper_1
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Izzy and I visited Ngatarawa on a “Grape Escape”. Lovely wines, beautiful setting and a great host… from Argentina no less. We took our wine in the old stables of the left wing of an open courtyard house where we could read the history of...More

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Peter C
12 June 2017|
Response from ToTravelIsBrilliant | Reviewed this property |
It's about 26 km, so doable if you want to do it. If you want to go to Hawke's Bay Wineries, there are others you might want to take in while you are in the cab to make it worth your while (for example, Mission Hill is... More
24 June 2016|
Response from Antoinette B | Reviewed this property |
Just tasting, although I think you can buy a cheeseboard