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Mercury Bay Estate

This handy location near beautiful Cooks Beach is understandably popular with those looking to unwind in a relaxing spot. And yes, they do great food and wine. The cellar door seats 50 and there is also capacity for 200 for private events, making it a great all-weather, year-round venue. Looking from the covered deck out over the vineyard to the sea, you’ll be most pleased that you stopped at this delightfully rustic place.

Things to Know
Menus are simple and instantly likeable with pies, a range of signature platters featuring gourmet Coromandel-sourced food and delectable breakfasts at weekends.

Our Picks
The vibrant rosé is juicy and bright with delicious red fruit flavours – the perfect wine for beach gazing. Red fans should try the Merlot Reserve with its smooth fruity flavours and a soft finish.

Shakespeare Cliff Reserve nearby has easy walking tracks past breathtaking lookouts, white-sand beaches and sculpted rock formations.