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On State Highway 1, set amongst the vines is the iconic stone building that is home to Waipara Hills. Here you'll discover an operating winery, cellar door and seasonal cafe. Just 45 minutes drive north of Christchurch.
Have never come across such rude and snooty staff anywhere! Went out of their way to be unpleasant and totally unhelpful, in spite of the fact there were only two other visitors in the whole place! Wines are also very overpriced and no different from...More
I think you have to pay for the wine tasting but we were eating there for lunch so didn't pay. An extensive list for tasting. Reds I think we're all Pilot Noirs. Some great whites as well. Very enthusiastic and knowledeable staff.
I've driven past this place several times over the last 15 years but never bothered to drop in. This time we did and what a super place! We only had coffee and a snack but it looks like a great place for a meal. Staff...More
We stopped here to try some wines and were intercepted on the way in by the Duty Manager, who was very pleasant and explained that it was free for the first 3 tastings and then you pay $5 per person for the next ones.
We started with the wine tasting which we found very interesting and delicious, this caused us to stick around for lunch. This was not a mistake as lunch was absolutely delightful and went very well with a glass of their Pinot Gris. The location is...More
We stopped for a quick tasting in this beautiful building. Our host was very knowledgeable and listened to what wines we liked and recommended a good range. We took home a few bottles and will be looking for this brand next time we are in...More
Called in during a driving holiday to NZ South Island. We had a late lunch (venison and beef dishes) - food was absolutely delicious, as was the wine and the setting, overlooking the vineyard. Recommended.