Greystone Wines
Greystone Wines
4.5
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Recently described by Decanter Magazine as one of New Zealand’s top wine producers, Greystone vineyard is situated in the Waipara Valley, an hour north of Christchurch. Greystone is 100% certified organic and believes true fine wines are temporal, each vintage a fleeting snapshot of a place in time. Greystone talks proudly about their vineyard and terroir, but the best way to experience it is first-hand. Greystone has a range of wines open for tasting at their Cellar Door. Long Lunch consisting of four courses and paired with sample wines to enhance the experience. Lunch is priced at $89 per person. You can extend your visit with private Wine Tour: a unique, immersive and educational wine experience deep-diving in the wonderful world of winemaking.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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gemmareilly
Christchurch, New Zealand9 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
When booking line I called to confirm that I had a minor diet issue., and We were doing the wine paring with the set lunch. We had well and truly finished our wine after the first course took 45 mins to come to us, and this seemed to happen with each course, wine without food. There must have been major issues in the kitchen as we started to get impatient for our main course. We sat along with the other 18 diners that we counted that were not eating be fed. With set courses there really is not need for major delays as you are informed with numbers the day before, and is usually quite straight forward. From when we arrived it took 2 hrs and 20 mins to get the main. This is also where I became disappointed. I was told I was to get a vegetarian chickpea dish. What I then received was a combination of the first course and second course salad and accompaniments with three pieces of broccolini on top. Utterly disappointed . But everyone at the table did find it hilarious, that someone could be that lazy and think it was acceptable. I as I sat there quite sad after I had high expections. The waitress did apologise, and say she was very embarrassed. Really don't think I would go again sadly.
Written 21 January 2023
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STW2012
Rangiora, New Zealand55 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 • Couples
Had an amazing lunch at Greystone Winery on Sunday. A four course lunch with five matching wines and the food was delicious. The wines provided a wide range from a rose to a pinot noir with whitesin between. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable and the place was surprisingly modern inside. I would highly recommend Greystone for couples out for a lovely meal together. In Summer there is a lovely outdoor courtyard with large bench seats perfect for large groups. We had a fun and very enjoyable time there.
Written 17 May 2021
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Diana G
Christchurch, New Zealand4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
What an incredible ‘long lunch’ we had today! The food was exquisite, flavours outstanding, wine matching en pointé and Rose, our waitress was exceptional! Talking to Chef Cam who delivered our dessert was a love,y finish to our whole experience! Although we are from Hawkes Bay,I’d certainly make the the #1 port of call next time we are down this way! Thank you so much team Greystone!
Written 4 April 2024
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Wayne K
Hamilton, New Zealand1,323 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022
We had a great tasting here (again) and brought another dozen for the cellar.
They aren't cheap but you certainly get what you pay for.
The host was friendly and knowledgeable.
We've been here several times (we are out-of-towners) and haven't had a bad experience yet.
Written 24 February 2022
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Thanks Wayne ! Really glad you appreciated it. I'll pass on your kind words to our team. Cheers Nik
Written 10 March 2022
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Gilmores2014
Christchurch, New Zealand8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Couples
Visited on a cold overcast day which was brightened by the long lunch experience.
The menu and meal sizes perfect, wines even better!
Sara & Olivia were brilliant hosts, explaining all aspects of the wine and food combinations.
Will definitely be back.
Written 29 September 2022
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Bronwen
Christchurch, New Zealand425 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021 • Couples
My husband and I booked for a four course lunch with paired wines for our wedding anniversary and we’re so glad we did.

Absolutely stunning food, beautiful wines and a great setting meant this was a real treat for us. The food highlight really was the entire meal - the starter of ciabatta with olive oil and salt; second course of yellow beets with goat curd; mains of braised beef with seasonal veg and dessert of frangipani tart with wild cherries made for the best meal.

The service was excellent and the price extremely reasonable so we’d definitely recommend.
Written 7 January 2021
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Duncan
Greenock, UK47 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Couples
We had the long lunch with wine pairing and it was absolutely superb. The chef is Scottish and the food was of a high quality. The outdoor seating area gives wonderful views over the vineyards towards the hills and it was a most relaxing and enjoyable afternoon. Super friendly staff and great advocates for the Winery.
Written 22 January 2023
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MegsM
Auckland, New Zealand633 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
Had the Long Lunch here on Saturday. Lovely flavours and a nice mix of dishes, paired with matching wines. Easily able to accommodate dietary needs such as GF. Good attentive service and explanations of the dishes. Would have preferred slightly larger servings of the dishes.
Written 24 April 2023
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Thank you for writing us a review. We are glad you have enjoyed your Long Lunch. I have passed on your comments about the portion sizing to the kitchen- we will definitely look at improving this. We hope to see you sometime soon.
Written 1 June 2023
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Margaret D
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
we visited the winery for lunch on saturday. absolutely stunning, staff very friendly, food was amazing.. having lived all over the world this was my favourite lunch. Food was to die for.. we will be back ! It was our first visit . well done !

Written 23 December 2023
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Kayleen A
Toowoomba3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Friends
We went for a wine tasting and the famous long lunch.
From the moment we arrived it was magical. I have special dietary needs and was specifically catered for. Our 5 courses were creative and delicious served with perfectly matched wines.
Our hosts were a wealth of knowledge, warm and welcoming.
The setting and scenery were photo perfect and knowing the wines are organic and grown in a biodiverse environment made it even better.
Would highly recommend a visit.
Written 16 February 2023
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