Estate Pinot Gris
Hawkes Bay 2016

BRONZE - New World Wine Awards 2016
BRONZE - Hawkes Bay Wine Awards 2016
BRONZE - Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2016


Estate Syrah
Hawkes Bay 2016 BRONZE - Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2017
4 STARS - Bob Campbelll MW
Reserve Pinot Noir
Marlborough 2015 SILVER - Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2016
4 STARS - Raymond Chan

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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New Release: Mills Reef Estate Syrah 2016

"Our eagerly awaited 2016 Estate Hawkes Bay Syrah was bottled late November.The grapes are from Moteo Vineyard located in the lower foothills nearby Puketapu. Drinking beautifully and judge dready for release, it has lovely rich colour, is medium bodied, with black cherry, blackberry fruits, damson plum and spice notes. A wine punching above Estate tier. Perfect with your summer BBQ-grilled steaks!"      14 Dec '16
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Mother's Day Buffets - Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner

Sunday 14 May 2017 Treat mum this Mother's Day Download brochure here  Sunday 14th May 2017 Mills Reef Winery, 143 Moffat Road, Bethlehem, Tauranga  Bookings essential  (deposit requested) Phone 07 576 8800 or email events@millsreef.co.nz Breakfast Buffet From 9am until 11am Buffet served at 9:30am Adults  $36.00  |  Children $18.00  (4-12 years) Buffet A Selection of artisan breads and herbed butters GF available on request A Selection of Smoked streaky bacon DF + GF,  Potato and herb rösti  DF + GF Creamed mushrooms V + GF, Herbed scrambled free range eggs  GF Smoked ham and cheese croissant Toasted bagel, house smoked salmon caper salsa, spinach, hollandaise   Chia and pumpkin seed bircher spiced pear and cranberry   DF Selection of house pastries with lemon curd and preserves Brown sugar and sultana brioche with maple and almond glaze Seasonal fruit with star anise and lime syrup   DF + GF Lunch - Two course buffet Lunch from 12pm Buffet served at 1pm Adults  $54.00   |   Children $24.00  (4-12 years) Buffet A selection of artisan breads and herbed butters GF available on request Barbecued scotch fillet peppercorn jus, beer battered onion rings  DF + GF Crispy skinned free range chicken smoked pancetta and leek cream  GF Fennel black pepper freedom farm pork belly, crackling, apple & lemon compote  DF + GF Lemon roasted agria potatoes, confit garlic, thyme and rosemary DF + GF + V Honey roasted root vegetable & butternut squash salad, rocket, bocconini, aged balsamic, toasted seeds DF + GF + V Baby spinach & bosc pear salad, shaved red onion, orange scented cranberries, roast hazel nuts & preserved lemon dressing DF + GF + V Classic Caesar salad, pancetta, soft boiled egg, ciabatta croûtons, shaved parmesan & creamy dressing  V Dessert platter - served to your table  Fresh fruit, passion fruit syrup DF + GF  Little dark chocolate and Cointreau pots  GF  Lemon mousse, almond Florentine  GF Dinner - Main & Dessert Dinner from 6pm Adults  $54.00   |   Children $24.00  (4-12 years)  Mains Twice cooked crispy pork belly, miso & kumara purée, steamed greens, fennel salad  DF + GF OR Moroccan spiced lemon & garlic 1/2 chicken, roast pumpkin, rocket, toasted seeds & coriander yoghurt GF OR Angus scotch fillet, carrot & mustard purée, potato gratin, crisp onions  GF OR Roasted cauliflower & porcini risotto, goats curd & soft herbs   GF + V OR Crispy skin market fish, sauté broccolini, pancetta, Coromandel mussel & chive butter  GF Dessert Trio - individually served per person         Mini lemon brûlée         Toffee apple cheesecake         Individual chocolate & orange pot