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Elephant Hill Estate Winery

86 Clifton Road, Te Awanga 4102, New Zealand
+64 6-873 0400
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Self-Guided Scenic Bike Ride to Coastal Wineries from Napier
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Private Tour: Napier and Hawke's Bay Premium Wine Tour with Lunch
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86 Clifton Road, Te Awanga 4102, New Zealand
+64 6-873 0400
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed everything Elephant Winery had to offer. From the gorgeous setting, interesting and modern building, well made wine, delicious food, and pleasant staff we were happy with our visit. Reserve Chardonnay, the Reserve Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon, and the Otego Bay Pinot Noir were our favourites....More

Thank CalgaryTraveller58
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for a tasting. There is a tasting fee per person - which is waived if you purchase wine. Two of us tasted and we bought one bottle of wine - resulting in one tasting fee being credited. The wines were not amongst the...More

Thank CactusRose
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Knowledgeable staff and excellent world-class wines. They recently received an award for the best Syrah (Shiraz) in the world

Thank CoachDave37
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very fine food. We had tartares. Excellent ingredients. Great presentation. Good combination. Veggie option was delicious. Children meal was very good too. Rare moment of refinement in our trip in NZ. At to their wines I’d recommend tasting their Syrah Reserve and their Chardonnay Reserve....More

Thank Mobida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A short ride from Napier with a wonderful setting, great service and excellent food - pretty good combination. Wine tasting is not the reason to go here; you go for a relaxing and wonderful eating experience. Wine is good, but the food, service and experience...More

Thank tomandessie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The setting is picturesque and the modern style of building fits amongst the rows of vines perfectly. The teams service is polite, friendly and fast. The highlight was the food we had for lunch with the Pork Belly, the Fish and the Fillet Steak all...More

Thank RCKat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is absolutely amazing. The building fits perfectly in between the vines, hills and sea. The copper roof the same colour as the environment. The terrace but also the inside is beautiful and serene. Of course the wine and food are delicious so everthing...More

Thank JoRo R
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

It’s worth the drive out of Napier to visit. But it can be very busy so you might not get the same level of attentiveness that you more than likely received at other vineyards on your wine trail. That said the staff are friendly and...More

Thank AuntieDel
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful cycle to this exclusive winery with view over the sea. Great service, food superb and we were welcome dressed. Menu well designed with wine to match each course. NZ cheeses were superb.

Thank mhcsrh
Reviewed 18 October 2017

In general we found Elephant just okay. The staff was friendly but busy with other things going on. The setting is pretty but all cellar doors are pretty. The wines were okay, but not great. They only taste a handful and some listed for tasting...More

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