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 beautifully landscaped grounds just minutes 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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Mills Reef - Summer newsletter 2018

Summer greetings from the Mills Reef team!  And what a fantastic summer it’s been so far. One of the hottest for many years, with many New Zealander’s enjoying sun-soaked days and record temperatures. This weather has also been fortuitous for our vineyards and the speed of ripening, with the growing season running approximately 1-2 weeks ahead of normal. More on that later … We also welcome to the winery our summer influx of new and regular visitors alike, to enjoy a relaxing experience or for a more focused wine discovery. Please read on for further insights on our most recent activities & achievements … READ NEWSLETTER HERE  23 Feb '18
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Mother's Day Buffets - Breakfast & Lunch

Sunday 13 May 2018 Treat mum this Mother's Day Sunday 13th May 2018 Mills Reef Winery, 143 Moffat Road, Bethlehem, Tauranga Bookings essential with deposit Phone 07 576 8800 or email Breakfast Buffet Seatings 9am until 10am  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, lemon aioli House granola, whipped coconut, maple  DF + GF  + V + Vegan Selection of house pastries with lemon curd and preserves Cinnamon & spiced apricot glaze fruit brioche Seasonal fruit with passionfruit fruit coulis   DF + GF     Adults  $36.00  |  Children $18.00  (4-12 yrs)  |  Toddler FREE  (0-3 yrs)   Lunch - Two course buffet Seatings from 12.30pm  Served to your table A selection of artisan breads and herbed butters GF available on request  Buffet Barbecued scotch fillet peppercorn jus, beer battered onion rings   DF + GF Crispy skinned free range chicken smoked pancetta and leek cream     GF Twice cooked pork belly, hoisin glaze, crackling, spice apple & apricot relish    GF Lemon roasted agria potatoes, confit garlic, thyme and rosemary  DF + GF + V + VEGAN Roasted seasonal root vegetables, balsamic, marinated feta    GF Baby spinach & spiced pumpkin, shaved red onion, toasted almonds & preserved lemon dressing  DF + GF + V Prawn salad, pancetta, soft boiled egg, ciabatta croutons, shaved parmesan & creamy dressing  Dessert platter - served to your table Fresh fruit, passion fruit syrup   DF + GF Little dark chocolate, orange mousse with mascarpone   GF Lemon panna cotta, plum compote   GF  Adults  $54.00   |   Children $24.00  (4-12 yrs)  |  Toddler FREE  (0-3 yrs) 

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