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Craggy Range Winery

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Address: 253 Waimarama Road, PO Box 8749 | Havelock North, Hawkes Bay, Hastings, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64-(0)-6-873-7126
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Activities: Wine tasting

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Beautiful location, great wines

Loved this vineyard, such a lovely setting to wonder around. We did the wine tasting which was also great and the lady taking it was very knowledgable and attentive despite a lot... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Loved this vineyard, such a lovely setting to wonder around. We did the wine tasting which was also great and the lady taking it was very knowledgable and attentive despite a lot of people going through. If you want to eat here book in advance as misses out.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Arriving at 3 p.m. On easter saturday we would have expected food to be available ,this was not the case the kitchen was closed ,no food or platters avaliable at all ?, and we were told we would have to have our glasses of wine around the back of the vineyard with no view of the incredible Craggy range very... More 

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canberra
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

WOW..what a location! It was absolutely stunning. We had a delightful lunch- the food , although expensive was extremely good quality with superb flavours. It is a pity we had to move on.

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36 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The entrance is imposing with beautiful lawns and lake. The buildings are modern and grand. The Cellar Door is beautifully designed and elegant. We tried a range of their wines and also given a treat of one of their special wines. All lovely except for one which my husband identified as oxidised. After discussion it was agreed that he was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We had a wonderful experience tasting the wines at Craggy Range thanks to the incredibly informative and friendly staff member.

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Beautiful winery, we had a very knowledgeable young man who told us all about the wines, we could try and there was no obligation to buy, although we did buy two bottles and the wine was lovely. Views upto Te Mata and the surrounding area are stunning. Would visit again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We had not booked for lunch on a Monday. We were basically given the cold shoulder, despite the appearance that there were many tables available. The staff were unhelpful and unwelcoming. We hate to think the impression this gives to overseas visitors to our beautiful country.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Visited here for lunch and tastings. Excellent service and food, we sat outside on the terrace and it will take some beating for the views from it. The wines weren't half bad too. The staff were very knowledgeable of the story of the vineyard and took an obvious pride in it the buildings are also quite splendid. Well worth the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

We are at Craggy Range to celebrate my birthday, and had a delightful evening. The food and wine were excellent, the service friends, courteous and efficient. But the ambiance really made the evening. It's a lovely setting by the river and tucked under the hills. The grounds are immaculate. We chose to sit outside, but when the temperature got a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

we visited as a family of 4 adults. The staff in their own clothes (assume shift managers) were both rude and unhelpful. Our waitress was fantastic and very knowledgable. The food was ok but certainly not worth the price and doesn't compare to other similar vineyards. Sitting on their deck in the surroundings was magical but would go only for... More 

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