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Stylish, warm & inviting Elephant Hill is the perfect place to relax and savour the taste of Hawke’s Bay whilst taking in breathtaking views over the vineyard and Pacific Ocean.

FOOD

Taste of Hawke’s Bay Summer Platters

AVAILABLE THURSDAY - MONDAY 11am-4pm

Elephant Hill has teamed up with artisan local caterer Jo Deitch, owner of Mio Catering to provide the perfect accompaniment to showcase our wines for guests this Summer, enabling us to offer an informal, uniquely authentic, taste of Hawke’s Bay experience. 

Jo who’ll be located at EH is curating and supplying delicious wine centric sharing platters using a combination of her own proprietary recipes and pre-crafted produce from local Hawke’s Bay artisan cheese and gourmet food suppliers. 

Relax and enjoy your gourmet platter whilst taking in the beautiful and expansive views of our coastal vineyard, Cape Kidnappers and the Pacific Ocean. You can be seated in our spacious and light filled main room with its floor to ceiling windows, or in our cosy and luxurious sunken lounge, both inside, and in good weather, on one of our two outside deck areas.

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New Wine List available from $12/glass:

Platters will be offered alongside a full range of Elephant Hill’s wines by-the-glass and bottle. Every current release wine will be available by-the-glass starting from only $12/glass. And our top-of-the-range Icon red wines; Airavata Syrah and Hieronymus Cabernet Merlot will be available to drink on site at the retail bottle price, with no mark up. Plus an extensive list of library vintages of our wines will be available too.

As Jo says “Good food is the foundation for any gathering whether it’s with a handful of friends, work colleagues or bringing the family together to celebrate some of those important milestones in life.“ 

Elephant Hill - simply the best place to experience Hawke’s Bay this Summer!

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WINE

Cellar Door Shop & Wine Tastings

OPEN THURSDAY - MONDAY 11am-5pm

Wine tastings are available at the Cellar Door, where our hosts will take you through a tasting experience from the full range of Elephant Hill current release wines. Wine Tastings can be enjoyed on their own or with a delicious artisan food platter designed to accompany and showcase our wines (more on this above.) You’re also welcome to just pop in for a glass of wine or bottle, without a tasting. 

All wine, wine tastings and platters will be served seated at tables in the light and spacious interior main room, or the luxurious sunken lounge, and in good weather, on our vineyard outdoor deck where tables and more casual seating is available. All areas are well positioned to take in the beautiful and expansive views of our coastal vineyard, Cape Kidnappers and the Pacific Ocean. 

Price: $20/each (waived with  any bottle wine purchase)  

Bookings are preferred for all options, and can be made here on our website or by calling the Cellar Door on 06 872 6060 or emailing on cellardoor@elephanthill.co.nz

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ACCOMMODATION

Situated above the Elephant Hill Winery Estate, Elephant Hill Lodge is an unsurpassed luxurious experience with breath-taking views over vines, the Pacific Ocean and the iconic Cape Kidnappers. Each room has been designed to nurture the heart and soul.

Nearly twenty years ago, my parents Reydan and the late Roger, fell in love with New Zealand and a piece of land on the beautiful coast of Te Awanga. Back then, it was merely a plot of bare land, quite an untidy deer farm that had been abandoned to the elements for decades.

Their vision for the land was simple: To create a world-class winery, restaurant and owners’ lodge of exceptional technical and artistic calibre, amidst the vines. The grapes would be the source of the best wines that Hawke’s Bay could produce, handcrafted and genuine.

By making the lodge available to select guests, I hope you experience the same fascination for this unique location and treasure in Hawke´s Bay as my parents have.

Enjoy your stay.

Andreas Weiss
CEO of Elephant Hill