Elephant Hill Estate Winery, Te Awanga

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Enjoy a fine dining experience at family-owned Elephant Hill Estate Winery. The first thing you'll notice as you arrive at the vineyard and winery are the sights: a stunning view of the Te Awanga coast and its cliffs. You can tour the vineyards and cellar during your visit, then sit down to admire the scenery while indulging in scrumptious food. Of course, they serve the vineyard's very own wines, and each course has a suggested pairing. Some of the specialties offered include Syrah, viognier, and the proprietary blends Le Phant Rouge and Le Phant Blanc. For Elephant Hill Estate Winery and beyond, use our Te Awanga trip generator to get the most from your Te Awanga vacation.
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  • July 8, 2017
    The views and decor of this winery/restaurant are beautiful but the wines, food, and service was nothing special. There are better wineries in the area.  more »
  • June 21, 2017
    This was a return visit to Elephant Hill, and we were delighted to find that they were offering tastings on almost all their range of wines, including their top flight Syrah. They also gave a taste of...  more »
  • June 14, 2017
    Elephant Hill wine was the catalyst to our visit to Hawkes Bay. I had shared a bottle of their Syrah when visiting Dunedin some years ago, and loved it! But I didn’t retain what vintage it was! Our vi...  more »
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  • August 13, 2017
    Aesthetically one of the most fabulous vineyards in the Hawkes Bay. Food is high class as is the wine. Suggest you do a tasting and then sit outside with a glass of your favourite wine. I absolutely adore their 'Rania' desert wine. P.S. they also have a very cool underground wine cellar & library...
  • August 30, 2017
    We went for the tasting. Server was good although a little shy with the pouring. Only one person doing the tastings so made our experience a bit boring as she was going back and forth. The wine was okay. 6 wines to taste and $5 pp or fee waived if you spend over $20. Must be a NZ thing because we have never payed to taste a few drops of wine before.
  • June 30, 2017
    Excellent wine and ambiance. The food was good, but pairings were a little off.
  • May 5, 2017
    Amazing amazing amazing!! Can't wait to go back when I'm back in the Bay.
  • March 23, 2017
    Best meal I've ever eaten and in the words of my son before leaving for London, a highlight night!

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