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Address: 1769 Maraekakaho Road, Hastings 4171, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 6-879 6171
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11:00 - 17:00
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 17:00
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Situated on red metal soils in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, Abbey Winery &...

Situated on red metal soils in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, Abbey Winery & Brewery is a boutique 'Single Estate' Winery owned and operated by the Haworth family. Abbey wines have an exclusive focus on producing smaller volumes of hand-picked ultra premium quality wine. The winery itself is a spectacular sight. Architecturally designed, this winery is our unique interpretation of a Gothic abbey. Abbey Winery & Brewery also produces Fat Monk craft beer.

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A lovely way to spend a Saturday lunch time

With a live band playing on Saturday afternoons and a wine or beer tasting for $15 plus excellent pizzas this is a relaxing way to get to know the local drinks

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
11Judith
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London, United Kingdom

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With a live band playing on Saturday afternoons and a wine or beer tasting for $15 plus excellent pizzas this is a relaxing way to get to know the local drinks

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Tauranga
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Loved it! Blissful Sunday 1pm sitting outside in sun under umbrella tasting 4 of the beers - all nice! Great to be able to buy in pub pet to take away too. We had the two pizzas which were great value and delicious!! Friendly service, loved the gentleman- very welcoming. Will definitely return to try the wine and / or... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Started the tasting circuit with Abbey Cellar. The host was friendly and the wines decent. This circuit needs some fore planning as there are many wineries along the way and you need to pace yourself.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Family run business with lots of love and care. Have tried and visited many wineries but this one is superb! Set in middle of its vineyard the Abbey cellars are a must visit when in the area. The quality of wines is absolutely immaculate. The wines for tasting are offered and the quantity is not in question (as most places... More 

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Auckland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely cheese platter in an outdoors patio area with a beer tasting paddle and a glass of wine. Very friendly and accomodating host in a relaxed setting - perfect for enjoying the hospitality! They had cellar door specials on which made wine to take home very reasonable (and popular judging by what we saw)!

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We restricted ourselves to three wineries in the Hawkes Bay region, to ensure we didn't embarrass ourselves overmuch! With no real recommendations up our sleeves, we followed our noses and arrived here to an attractive setup for wine tasting (complete with curious but not overly friendly terrier). In a very matter of fact by rote way, mine host rapidly whizzed... More 

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Dermot H, Manager at Abbey Cellars Winery and Brewpub, responded to this review

Hi, sorry for your not so great experience. The lady has a hearing disability, so can some days struggle engaging with background noise. Our usual tasting staff were away doing festivals and functions. We do have 7 wines to try which is a few more than other wineries. Thanks More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Beautiful location with access to the vines. Placed in an old abbey so wines named accordingly -- Bishop, Prophet, Testament, etc. Also served local cheeses and tidbits. Nice patio.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful building and setting. Staff seemed stressed and couldn't cope with numbers at the time. Wines mixed- liked some didn't like others. Well worth a look though to check out the building and cool label names on their wine bottles.

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Dermot H, Manager at Abbey Cellars Winery and Brewpub, responded to this review

Yes, winters are usually quiet, so we have limited staff until summer. Most wineries close this time of year, but we try and do our best in this off peak period. The wines all have at least silver medals.. Cheers, More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Great location and venue, staff attentive. We were a bit disappointed my husband couldnt try a beer or two, without having to buy a tasting tray. It wasnt the cost, more the fact it was 4 x 150ml glasses of beer, just too much when having to drive. I know he could have left some undrunk, but he knows he... More 

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Dermot H, Manager at Abbey Cellars Winery and Brewpub, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Unfortunately, we don't have a machine to do tastings. We only have a flagon filler, which pours warm to start. So we just do wine tastings smaller than a glass. Cheers, More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Stop #2 on a late afternoon dash around some of the Vineyards, thought we had time to do 4. Hmmm, wine tasting paddle board, you get to choose 4 varieties so good value, then the craft beer accompanied by a delicious platter. The mum and dad were helping out as they were short staffed and had a few bigger groups... More 

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