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Seriously good and honest tasty food,house made focaccia with sea salt and pâté, followed by Tuscan tart for main course and a glass of beautiful Saint Clair Reserve Chardonnay a perfect match! If you are in Blenheim this is a must visit place! Well done to Hailey and her team! Cheers
Roy Assadi, Restaurant Manager/Head Sommelier Trip Advisor

Awards & Accolades

Rapaura Reserve Merlot 2006


  • Trophy Classical Red Wine: Bragato Wine Awards 2008
  • Elite Gold: Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2007
  • Gold: Bragato Wine Awards 2008
  • Silver: The New Zealand International Wine Show 2007
  • 4 ½ Stars: Wine Orbit Review, September 2007
  • 4 Stars: Cuisine Magazine, September 2007


"The taste is savoury, peppery and there's some lovely smoky oak. We can see why this merlot walked away with gold."
Deborah Walton and Peter Morice, Timaru Herald, 9 January 2008

"The saint Clair Rapaura Reserve merlot is obviously not the company's entry level merlot. It's similar, but more concentrated, smooth and balanced with light tannins..."
Graeme Barrow, Wanganui Chronicle, 30 June 2006