Mills Reef Sauvignon Blanc
Marlborough 2013


Reserve Merlot Malbec 2013
Hawkes Bay 2013 CHAMPION- New Zealand Classical Red Wine
TROPHY- Merlot Dominant Bragato Wine Awards
TROPHY- Champion Export wine- Bragato Wine AwardsCHAMPION- New Zealand Classical Red Wine

Reserve Cabernet Merlot
Gimblett Gravels, Hawkes Bay 2012


Mills Reef Winery & Restaurant

Mills Reef Winery was established in 1989 by the Preston family. Through commitment and dedication to excellence, the Mills Reef brand has established itself as one of New Zealand's premium labels with a particular reputation for outstanding Bordeaux varietal reds and Syrah.

The winery is located on 20 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in a semi-rural setting, just 5 minutes drive from Tauranga's CBD. The complex boasts full winemaking and bottling facilities, two underground barrel cellars, an aged wine cellar, and spacious wine tasting areas. An award winning 150 seat restaurant completes the picture, providing a wonderful ambience for a-la-carte dining, weddings, functions and conferences.


Mills Reef Wines are produced from superior grapes grown in the Hawkes Bay region, they are hand crafted by our winemaking team in Tauranga, New Zealand, employing 100% sustainable practices throughout the winemaking process, from vine to glass. Our wines are produced under three ranges, each with their own winemaking philosophy and stylistic bent... READ MORE on our WINES

Discover Experience Enjoy

Mills Reef's art-deco style restaurant is purpose designed for dining in an ambience which compliments fine wine and cuisine. The restaurant offers relaxed outdoor dining on glorious sunny Bay Of Plenty days. The award-winning cuisine is best described as Antipodean/Pacific-rim style, blending the best of local produce and latest culinary innovations... READ MORE on the Restaurant

A Destination for your occasion

Mills Reef has many facilities to accommodate your special event or function. Whether you require a memorable venue for your special day, a conference venue or function room with a difference, Mills Reef can cater for your every requirement. A more quality venue so close to the city centre would be difficult to find. READ MORE on Weddings | CONFERENCES | FUNCTIONS

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5 STARS Elspeth Chardonnay 2013

YVONNE LORKIN Awards Elspeth Chardonnay 5 stars Mills Reef Elspeth Hawkes Bay Chardonnay 2013 $39.95 5 STARS  Exotic aromas of grilled grapefruit, toasted almonds, tangelo and all sorts of tropical tastiness lead to a beautifully balanced, elongated and elegant, intensely concentrated stonefruit-soaked palate. A seam of spicy oak adds an extra layer of deliciousness.    Click here to buy  18 Sep '14
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WINERY TOUR at Mills Reef Winery

Monday 06 October 2014 WINERY TOUR 2015 Mills Reef is excited to be a part of the Winery Tour 2015- Check out this years great acts! EARLY BIRD TICKET SALES START 12pm, 28 OCT 2014 TO 30 NOV BUY TICKETS HERE: www.winerytour.co.nz/buy-tickets   Dave Dobbyn & Don McGlashan: Together in Concert. Our headliners need no introduction, they will share the stage at alltimes, be backed by a full band and they will deliver all the hits - solo, DDsmash, the Dudes, Blam Blam Blam, the Front Lawn & the Mutton Birds.  Supergroove. For the first time on Winery Tour. A legendary live band, crowd favourites and the owners of multiple top ten single hits, they're sure to get you up and dancing in the middle slot.  Anika Moa. The official queen of the Winery Tour will open the show. Back by popular demand. Pre sales: Thursday 16 October for 24 hours only: $69 (only avaliable via Mills Reef Tasting room) Early bird sales: Tuesday 28 October- Sunday 30 November: $69 per adult Regular sales: from Monday 1 December: $79 per adult Note: a child under 12 can enter the concert gate free when accompanied by an adult ticket holder i.e one free child per adult ticket holder.  Purchase tickets here: www.winerytour.co.nz/buy-tickets You can also purchase tickets via our tasting room.   We hope to see you there!! Saturday 24th January 2015   Gates open at 4pm Anika Moa: 6pm- 6:45pm Supergroove: 7:10pm- 8pm Dave Dobbyn & Don McGlashan: 8:25pm-9:55pm Show finishes at 10pm   You are able to bring food and sealed bottled water- no soft drinks as you can buy these inside. BusTickets: $20.00TheBus will leave outside Tauranga Art Gallery Cnr Wharf and Willow Streets,Downtown Tauranga at 3.45pm. The bus will leave promptly after the concert fromthe main entrance at 10.15pm and drop you off at the same location. BusCompany: Bayline Group Pleasebe at all bus stops 10 minutes prior to departure For more FAQ's click here