Coming Events

06:00 PM Sat 27 May '17 - 11:00 PM Sat 27 May '17
Winemaker's Degustation Dinner

Wine Makers Dinner
(Degustation Dinner - download brochure)

Saturday 27th May 2017
Mills Reef Winery 143 Moffat Road, Bethlehem, Tauranga
Arrive 6pm, dinner commences at 6.30pm

Experience an evening of fine dining and delicious wines, presented by Tim Preston, Mills Reef chief wine maker.

Five courses crafted and prepared by Mills Reef head chef Anthony Lawler,
and matched to perfection with Mills Reef's award winning Gimblett Gravels wines.

Strictly limited places - Pre-bookings essential

07 576 8800
Or email
Restrictions: R18

On Arrival
A glass of Mills Reef Methode Traditionelle

1st Course
Spiced blue swimmer crab, green papaya, black bean dressing GF
Matched with
Mills Reef Reserve Pinot Gris 2016

2nd Course
Crispy skinned market fish, artichokes, pencil leeks, cep mousseline GF
Matched with
Mills Reef Elspeth Chardonnay 2014

3rd Course
Seared venison loin, blueberry dust, baby beets, plum jelly, horseradish crème GF
Matched with
Mills Reef Elspeth Cabernet Merlot 2013

4th Course
Spiced duck breast, pistachio, date and fig compote, orange caramel  GF
Matched with
Mills Reef Elspeth Trust Syrah 2013
Bespoke (by Mills Reef) Cabernet 2015

5th Course
Ginger beer panna cotta, honeycomb gel, caramelized pear, toasted pecans, macaroons  GF
Matched with
Mills Reef Reserve Gewürztraminer 2013

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10:00 AM Sat 16 Sep '17 - 06:00 PM Sat 16 Sep '17
Whitianga Scallop Festival 2017

Whitianga Scallop Festival 2017
Saturday 16th September

A celebration of Coromandel seafood and cuisine.

One of New Zealands most popular seafood events, the Whitianga Scallop Festival will once again see 60 cuisine stands turning out mouth watering dishes. Entertainment from iconic New Zealand performers, and seafood cooking demonstrations from iconic NZ chefs will round out another exceptional Whitianga Scallop festival celebration.

Look out for Dan and the Mills Reef team and our amazing award winning wines



06:00 PM Fri 08 Dec '17 - 11:59 PM Sat 16 Dec '17
Mills Reef Christmas Dinner & Dance Parties!

Dinner & Dance

Celebrate the end of year in style with a party at Mills Reef Winery!
Doors open 6pm | Buffet 7pm | Dessert 8.15pm.

Live music! with the band "Shabang"
Dance 9pm 'till close.

Two course dinner and individual drinks vouchers.
(3 drinks per person included)
Cash bar also available.

All for Only $99 per person.

Dates that Christmas Dinner & Dance are happening:

Saturday 2nd December
Friday 8th December
Saturday 9th December
Friday 15th December
Saturday 16th December

Book your table now!!! 

 Here is what one happy customer had to say about their evening...

"I would just like to say thank you for Friday night. We all had a terrific time. Everything was great. The wine, the food and the dancing. Everybody thanked me and said how much they enjoyed themselves. Cheers and a Happy Christmas to you and all the staff at Mills Reef."

To book, call 07 576 8800 or email

Download flyer

30% non-refundable deposit required at time of booking to secure your table/s. 
Final numbers and payment will be required in full 2 weeks (10 working days) prior to function. 
No refunds for non-attending guests.
The function is held in our underground Barrel Room.
Doors open at 6.00pm, please ensure guests arrive by 6.30pm.
As a licensed venue, Mills Reef can not permit alcohol to be bought onto the venue as it violates our liquor license.

Posted by RdW