Clearview & Abbey Cellars


Take a scenic drive along Hawke’s Bay’s picturesque coastline. Clearview Estate Winery was founded by Tim Turvey and Helena van den Berg in the early 1980s, and is renowned for its friendly staff and quality wines. The rustic, art-filled cafe and tasting room are set in a sunny, sheltered location with views of the sea and Te Mata Peak. Enjoy an informative talk about the history of the winery before a brief guided tour and a wine tasting session accompanied by a tasting platter of delectable local specialties. Clearview wines are bold and forward with plenty of Hawke’s Bay fruity character. Best known are its Reserve Chardonnay and Enigma, a blend of Merlot, Malbec and Cabernet Franc. The Noble Harvest Chardonnay makes a delicious dessert wine. Next, Abbey Cellars was established in 2005 by the Haworth family. Their focus is on small-volume production of Bordeaux-style red blends from selectively picked grapes grown on the red soils of ‘the triangle’.
  • Location

    Napier

  • Tour Code

    NPE165

  • Duration

    3.5 hours

  • Price

    Adult from $125.99
    Children (12 & under) from $99.99

  • Snack included!

Photography

Please bring your camera!

Refreshments

Special Notes

Please wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat and jacket, plenty of biodegradable sunscreen and bring bottled water Minimum age: 18 years At each winery, you will have the opportunity to sample some of their recent vintages and, of course, purchase some bottles to take home if you wish
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