Wine Tasting

Whether you're a wine professional or an avid enthusiast we have tasting options to suit.
Our experienced team will guide you through tutored tastings of our current release wines, the odd hidden gem and the elements of Black Barn that make us a popular visitor destination in Hawke's Bay. Our Cellar Door also offers a range of wines for purchase, including rare wines that you won't see anywhere else.
We offer wine tastings throughout the year with our Cellar Door open seven days a week.



Cellar Door Tasting | seven days  10.00am – 4.00pm


Groups of 1 - 14 people


The Cellar Door team will conduct a tasting with a selection of our current Estate wines.

  • $10 per person
  • Includes a set daily selection of 4 wines - You can also taste more wines at $5 per wine [Additional to the tasting fee]
  • Tasting complimentary with the purchase of 2 or more bottles of wine. [per person]
  • For groups of more than 10 please email or call +64-6-877-7985 to book a suitable tasting time.



Groups of 15 - 20 people ( From September 1)


The Cellar Door team will conduct a tasting with a selection of our current Estate wines under the fig trees or in our private tasting courtyard.  (Weather dependant)

  • $25 per person
  • Includes a set daily selection of 4 wines - You can also taste more wines at $5 per wine [Additional to the tasting fee]
  • Tasting complimentary with the purchase of 3 or more bottles of wine. [per person]
  • For groups of 15-20 please ensure you email or call +64-6-877-7985 to book a suitable tasting time.


For groups of over 20 people, we ask you to get in touch, so we can book your group in for a private tasting at a suitable time. See details below.




Private Wine Tasting Experience

Experience the charm and history of Black Barn Vineyards with an in-depth tasting. You will taste at least five current release wines from our Cellar Door at one of our three Black Barn home venues - The Marketplace, The Underground Cellar or the Olive Shed.


Black Barn offers three styles of tastings at one of our private vineyard venues:


Wine tasting


  • $75.00 per person
  • Includes a set selection of 5 wines - You can also taste more wines at $5 per wine [Additional to the tasting fee]
  • Tasting complimentary with the purchase of 6 or more bottles of wine. (per person)
  • Minimum 15 and maximum 40 pax per group


Shared cheese platters


  • $100.00 per person
  • Includes a set selection of 5 wines - You can also taste more wines at $5 per wine [Additional to the tasting fee]
  • Minimum 30 and maximum 40 pax per group


Wine and Food pairing


  • $150.00 per person
  • Includes a set selection of 5 wines - You can also taste more wines at $5 per wine [Additional to the tasting fee]
  • Minimum 30 and maximum 40 pax per group


Conditions:
  • Please ensure you email or call +64-6-877-7985 to book a suitable tasting time.
  • Confirmation of tour to be made 10 days prior with indicative numbers with a 50% deposit.
  • Final numbers required the day before plus or minus 2 pax
  • Cancellation within 4 days incurs a fee of $750 per tour booking
  • Sorry no tours are available on public holidays unless agreed otherwise