Wine Experiences

Under the escarpment of Te Mata Peak discover our unique story and explore the spaces that make Craggy Range an unforgettable destination – engaging experiences that capture the spirit of this remarkable place.

A Chardonnay Retrospective

Throughout 2024, a series of curated events sees us commemorate our 25th vintage. These events delve into the wines that have elevated Craggy Range, and showcase the culinary expertise of Casey McDonald and his team. 

Friday February 16th, 6.30pm – A Chardonnay Retrospective

Join Jonathan Hamlet, National Vineyards Manager, and Michael Bancks, our Wine Experience Manager, as we explore the rich history of our past Chardonnay vintages.
This intimate evening offers a chance to taste exceptional wines from the Craggy Range Family and Prestige collection – all paired with a five-course dinner curated by Executive Chef Casey McDonald.

Limited tickets are available, with a four-ticket maximum per purchase

The Giants Estate Experience

Discover our unique story and explore the spaces that make Craggy Range an unforgettable destination. Immerse yourself in a guided tour of our estate and cellars, and taste our award-winning wines, including those from our iconic Prestige collection and rare bottles set aside exclusively for this experience. This tour and tasting is complemented by light bites inspired by the spoils of our organic kitchen garden and our favourite local producers.

Available each day at 11.00am, and 4.00pm. Bookings are essential. This experience is not available on a walk-in basis.

An exploration of our underground cellars is via stair access only. Please advise of accessibility issues at the time of booking.

As this experience has a duration of up to two hours, it is not appropriate for young children.

Seated Wine Experiences

Family Collection & Sophia

Sample five of Craggy Range’s current release wines from the Family Collection alongside our Prestige Collection wine, Sophia.

Price – $35 per person (waived with three bottle purchase, per person)

Duration – Approximately 60 minutes

Bookings essential

Family vs Prestige Collection

Taste through a selection of eight Family and Prestige Collection wines, comparing vintages, vineyards and grape varietals.

Price – $65 per person (waived with a 6-pack of wine purchase, per person)

Duration – Approximately 60 minutes

Bookings essential

Artisanal Plate

Price – $95 (please allow 20 mins)

Following your tasting, you are welcome to stay and enjoy a glass of wine. Please note, this option is not available for walk-ins.

“Our tasting at Craggy Range was an amazing experience. The cellar door team were the perfect mix of friendly, knowledgeable and professional. The location under Te Mata Peak is incredible, and of course, the wines were spectacular!”

Opening Hours

Summer

Labour Weekend – Easter Weekend

Monday to Sunday
10:00 am – 6.00 pm
(last tastings start at 5.00pm)

Bookings are essential

Winter

Easter Weekend – Labour Weekend

Monday to Sunday
11.00 am – 5.00 pm
(last tastings start at 4.30 pm)

Closed

Good Friday

Deep Purple Weekend
(November 8-9, 2024)

Christmas Day