Your attention to detail in every way was first class.... you left no stone unturned. Auckland NZ
A tremendous job to achieve such a stylish result with a very high standard of finish and a wonderful sense of place. Steve McCracken, Architect
I can’t imagine a better introduction to NZ hospitality, food, wine & drop dead scenery. Thanks so much. Kiawah Island, SC, USA
Absolutely picture perfect & dam near impossible to leave! Trip Advisor Review
‘Picture Perfect’
Takatu boasts of a world class Merlot Franc Malbec & a deliciously bone dry Pinot Gris. There’s something very special about sipping a terrific wine at the very spot it is created. Spokane, Washington
The main lodge is stunningly modern but remarkable in its architectural simplicity…with stylish & luxurious furnishings & incredible views of the vineyard that was so close you could almost reach out & touch the grapes! Trip Advisor Review
The main lodge is stunningly modern but remarkable in its architectural simplicity…with stylish & luxurious furnishings & incredible views of the vineyard that was so close you could almost reach out & touch the grapes! Trip Advisor Review
Energy for the soul & salute to excellent hospitality & food. Auckland, NZ
Lovely organic products & a yoga mat!UK
A very special place. Wonderful hospitality. Amazing breakfast.S.Wales, UK
Stunning location. Very welcoming, warm hosts. Chester, England
Very relaxing, great wine, great hosts & great breakfast.Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australia
Takatu was an amazing experience. Bondi, Australia
Stunning – we will be back! Thank you. Toronto, Canada
A fantastic start to our married life! Beautiful place & such fantastic service. Auckland NZ
Perfect venue for our wedding. Your wine is excellent. Hyde, Cheshire
A hidden treasure. Much enjoyed, we will be back. Auckland, NZ
Honeymooners! Idyllic stay. Thank you. Denver, Colorado, USA
Celebrating our 1st Wedding Anniversary. Magic spot. Thanks. Wellington, NZ
A lovely relaxed time in your beautiful lodge. Loved breakfast. Love Matakana. Brisbane, Australia
Every image (of the lodge & vineyard) reminds me of a glass of the finest wine. Steve McCracken, Architect
We really enjoyed our weekend at the lodge. I wish we could do it all again, it didn’t seem long enough to soak everything up.Auckland, NZ
Great place, relaxing, beautiful vibe. Albany, Auckland, NZ
Gorgeous! Wonderful setting & hospitality UK
Your pinot gris is excellent. It is skilfully made, shows impressive ripeness & concentration, & carries the dry style well. Michael Cooper, NZ wine writer & critic
Your Pinot Gris was the hit of the show (NZ Wine Trade Show). People were all a buzz about it.Winegrower, Waiheke Island, Auckland
Your '05 red is excellent. It's impressively ripe & concentrated… certainly one of the finest Matakana reds I've tasted.Michael Cooper, MA, ONZM NZ, wine writer & critic
You are the most amazing hosts. It’s reflected in everything…from the delicate attention to detail & delightful selection of wines. The atmosphere was delicious! What you’ve created with your vines, your lodge emulates what’s written above. Oh the cleverness of you.Auckland, NZ