LIME ROCK is a stunning vineyard situated on limestone hills in sunny Central Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand, 40km SW of Hastings and 6km west of Waipawa (turn onto Tikokino Road opposite BP).

We specialise in Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Merlot and Grüner Veltliner. Elegance, balance and length are a feature of our wines.  We believe the limestone contributes sought-after mineral characters.

Our ecological philosophy (vit-ecology), combined with over 30 years of wine industry experience, provides a solid basis for producing wines that express the flavour of our land.   

Browse, discover, get to know us and our wines. Phone 06 8578235 or 06 8578247 or wine@limerock.co.nz

Rosie Butler (Winemaker) and Rodger Tynan (Vit-ecologist).


Secret Vineyard (Tim Whittaker)






Cellar Door open each weekend Saturday and Sunday until end February.

New Releases: Check out our new wines; 2013 Pinot Noir and White Knuckle Hill, Gruner Veltliner 2015, Coquina Sauvignon Blanc 2014, Merlot 2013. We will also be clearing out some wines at bargin prices. Bob Campbell awarded 2013 Pinot Noir White Knuckle Hill #1 of 18  2013 Pinot Noir tasted from Hawkes Bay and #2 for our 2013 Pinot Noir.

Also a variety of Olive oils and conserves from Ellsgrove Olives to help make up that special gift. Bring a picnic and relax at Cellar Door.

2016 is shaping up to be another great year, good fruit set and excellent growing conditions. Unfortunately, Rosies broke her wrist on Waiheke Island and is in plaster for a few more weeks, so you may have to open the bottles yourself at Cellar Door!


Cellar Door

Call 06 857 8235   or if the gates open come on in!! Open Sunday 4th 11.00am.

601 Tikokino Road, Waipawa. Turn off opposite BP station and go 6km along Tikokino Road, just over the hill. Click to see map

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