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Address: Hawkes Bay, Havelock North, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 6-877 4399
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Sun 11:00 - 04:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 05:00
Sat 10:00 - 05:00
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Established in 1896, we remain family owned, producing internationally...

Established in 1896, we remain family owned, producing internationally recognised wines exclusively from our Hawkes Bay vineyards. Cellar Door open daily.

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Excellent wine tasting in a relaxed environment

We wanted to visit this little gem after hearing about & tasting some of there wines whilst travelling in NZ. The lady looking after us instantly made us feel relaxed and welcome... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 February 2015
TheManFromLochness
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Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
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San Francisco, California, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Te Mata is one of the oldest family owned wineries in the Hawke's Bay. One can taste 6 of Te Mata's award-winning wines and they are exquisitely crafted examples of the best in category. Toby and or James who can be often found in the tasting room are excellent cellar door hosts. Te Mata is also 1 of only 2... More 

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New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

For such lovely (and pricey) wines they could surely try harder. Cellar door is tiny and looks straight into the admin offices, maybe shut a door or frost a window?!

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Thank AKNZ
Tauranga, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

We travelled to find the home of one of our favourite wines only to find them closed - despite their website saying - Open Daily!! Is it too much to ask that these places advertise their Winter Hours??

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Thank Shayne S
Auckland, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015

This wine tasting experience was different to others I have experienced. The chap we spoke with didn't offer information on the wine, instead we given the list of wine and read what the wine was made up of which was fine....but then he is just stood there watching us taste. We did ask questions but his answers were very closed.... More 

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Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015 via mobile

We wanted to visit this little gem after hearing about & tasting some of there wines whilst travelling in NZ. The lady looking after us instantly made us feel relaxed and welcome - They offer a range of quality wines from $20-$50 , the tasting was informal and unpretentious . We are looking forward to going back to taste &... More 

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Thank TheManFromLochness
Ashurst, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

Great wine and a relaxed tasting experience, No one is in a hurry and the wine is great. Definitely worth a trip out as is better than some of the bigger estates.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

We had a short break in Hawkes Bay immediately before Christmas, and one stop was at Te Mata. We know their wines well, and buy most years to cellar. James was doing the tastings the day we were in and he was great - knowledgable and unobtrusive. We were also fortunate that John Buck passed through and stopped for a... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014

On our way back to Wellington after a lovely visit to the Bay, important to visit and learn a bit more about what winesTe Mata has on offer for tasting and buying. No deposit rubbish here for tasting. Te Mata are proud enough of their product that they know you'll enjoy and want to buy their wines, which we did... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

Loved our visit to the cellar door. Nice wines for around $20 a bottle or more up market for $40-$50. The lady was lovely and the place had a relaxed vibe compared to a winery up the road that was very snobby and pretentious. Would recommend for a tasting! We also bought two bottles.

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Buderim, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

Recommend as a must visit on the Hawkes Bay Wine trail. Great venue, good wine selection , knowledgable staff, no cover charge.

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