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Te Mata Winery

Address: Hawkes Bay, Napier, New Zealand
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Ranked #20 of 36 Activities in Napier
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Activities: Wine tasting
Attraction details
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Activities: Wine tasting
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wellington, New Zealand
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118 reviews 118 reviews
31 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 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 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

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 stars Reviewed August 24, 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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Prophetstown, Illinois
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108 reviews 108 reviews
15 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Te Mata Winery is not a showy winery but is well worth a visit. Their wines are excellent and the employees very knowledgeable. We enjoyed their Cape Crest Sauvignon Blanc so much we ordered it with our dinner at Mangapapa Hotel that evening. They had some of the best wines of any of our stops and you should pay them... More 

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San Diego, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Depending on your preferences, I found the Te Mata wines to be quite nice. I especially enjoyed their Sauvignon Blanc - nice, crisp. The gentleman assisting me was very knowledgeable.

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Biggar, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Our visit was late in the day near to closing however the member of staff was relaxed about this and was happy to offer tastings of several wines. Favourites for us of those offered were the Cape Crest Sauvignon Blanc and more particularly the Gamay Noir - a surprising, chilled red. It's not a large cellar door with a view... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I was very disappointed in the service we got at Te Mata winery. We went in for wine tasting, hoping to buy a nice wine. The lady who dealt with us was rather rude and rushed, also did not give is much information as the great winery up the road! The wine was good but we did not buy because... More 

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Houston, Texas
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106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We spent 1+ hour with the son of this family-run winery that is making exceptional wines for many years. Good tour (he had spent a year at Penn State). Buy a bottle of the Colerain if available.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We did a quick lap of this famous wine producer. It took around 2 hours,to establish the credentials of the eponymous Zara Viognier and the Cape Crest Sauvignon Blanc. Exceptional

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Wellington, New Zealand
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We were pleasantly surprised by the wonderful wine that this small winery is producing. The winery is small but very clean and nicely presented. We were able to try a nice range of their wines in the tasting and not one was bad. Another nice touch was that the person offering the wine tasting, also offered us glasses of water... More 

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