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The Esk Valley Lounge within Villa Maria’s Gimblett Gravels Cellar Door offers memorable and bespoke wine experiences, catering to all wine enthusiasts, with the talented Gordon Russell on hand for tastings.

Focused on delivering memorable and unique wine experiences and private bookings. Expect intimate tastings, exceptional service paired with culinary expressions of our wine designed by renowned Chef Stephen Tindall.

In addition to our small plates and wine offerings, we have a variety of tasting flights to choose from, to sample the best of our wines. See our tasting menu here.

Opening times

Tuesday to Saturday: 11:00am to 5:00pm

Closed: All public holidays

We are closed temporarily closed. In the meantime, you can shop your favourite Esk Valley wines online.

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Awatere Valley