Estate Sauvignon Blanc
Marlborough 2014


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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3 Wines make the TOP 40 best Buys for 2014

WINESTATE MAGAZINE Annual Best Buys for Australia and New Zealand:  Mills Reef Winery has 3 wines that make the list: Mills Reef Reserve Merlot Malbec 2013  Click HERE to PURCHASE  Mills Reef Reserve Syrah 2013             Click HERE to PURCHASE   Mills Reef Reserve Chardonnay 2013    (2013 is sold out) Click HERE to PURCHASE 2014   02 Dec '14
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Winemaker's Degustation Dinner

Saturday 02 May 2015 Experience an evening of fine dining and delicious wines with Tim Preston, Mills Reef chief wine maker.Your five course menu is crafted and prepared by Mills Reef head chef Attila Kovacs Each course is then matched with Mills Reef's own award winning Gimblett Gravels wines.Strictly limited places Pre-bookings essential Contact Rozanne de Wild - Functions & Events coordinator rozanne@millsreef.co.nz or 07 576 8800 ext 734  When: Sat 2 May 2015 6:30pm to11:00pm Where: Mills Reef Winery, 143 Moffat Road, Bethlehem, Tauranga Restrictions:R18