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Sileni Estates

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Address: 2016 Maraekakaho Road, Hastings, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 6 879 8768
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Description: Sileni Estates is a family owned winery started in 1997 in Hawke’s Bay...
Sileni Estates is a family owned winery started in 1997 in Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. Sileni Estates is named after the Sileni who featured in Roman mythology alongside Bacchus, the god of wine. They celebrated good wine, good food and good company. Our aim is to produce food-friendly, fruit driven wines from Hawke's Bay and Marlborough.Wines We Craft: Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Syrah from Hawke's Bay and Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough Sileni Estates is a member of SWNZ (Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand) and ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System) Certified.
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Best Cellar Door Ever

Awesome Cellar Door, Awesome Staff with The Best Wines we found in the Bay. What a genuine find in the Hawkes Bay. This Cellar Door is simply the best we have visited. The staff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Awesome Cellar Door, Awesome Staff with The Best Wines we found in the Bay. What a genuine find in the Hawkes Bay. This Cellar Door is simply the best we have visited. The staff were such fun, even though they were extremely busy, they made an effort to include all their visitors and made our visit an amazing experience. We... More 

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Jaisalmer, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We went to the winery with a local friend on the day of Wine Festival. Different from the experience we had from the other winery, this one has a stylish shop selling own brand wines and food with peaceful and quiet atmosphere. We were very lucky to meet the manager Anne who has been so hospitable and invited us to... More 

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Waihi, null, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Awesome was there for a wedding and recieved awesome service from workers there. Also not a bad place for an awesome wedding.

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Hastings, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

We Visited the wonderful cellar door at we visited sileni between Christmas and New Year the lovely ladies there we're very informative and helpful with suggestions for dinner and other things to do while visiting Hawkes Bay even though it was busy they went the extra mile to make our visit special and the wines we're delightful Thanks

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The wine tasting was great, very helpful and informative. The store was packed with diverse range of goodies. Great selection of wines, and nicely decorated store.

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New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This place was recommended to us. We arrived a few minutes after the advertised opening time, intending to have a coffee and look at the shop, maybe a wine tasting later. The door to the shop/tasting area was locked. Then a staff member appeared but instead of saying anything, she walked past us without acknowledging our existence and greeted a... More 

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Sileni, Manager at Sileni Estates, responded to this review

I am just writing to give my sincerest apology. I have just got back after being on the road and seen your review and very sorry that you had a bad experience. I talked to our Cellar Door team and they said it was likely that one of their morning meetings had run over time and hence why they had... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

First time to the great winery, very pleasant staff, great wines to taste, lots of goodies to buy in their shop. Will be on the must do list for future visits to the HB

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Sileni, Winemaker at Sileni Estates, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit and please do pop in again sometime. More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

When going to New Zealand, leave a couple of days unbooked. After picking up Anne's tailored South Island map, you can start playing New Zealand. Anne is the manager of Sileni Estates and can give you plenty of useful advices on her country. All this, while you sip delicious wine. Do not miss the rosé made of 100% Cabernet Franc.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The lady who served us was so helpful! Beautiful wine, you can purchase items in the little shop and make up your own cheese platter. We had a very pleasant afternoon in this place. I would definitively recommend!

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Prophetstown, Illinois
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115 reviews 115 reviews
18 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We called ahead and booked a tour of Sileni. Since it was the off season we were the only ones on the tour. It is not a large place and they were pressing olives for oil at time. We tasted the oil as it was squeezed. They have a great cheese and wine shop. We fell in love with their... More 

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