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sashsihbLocated in the heart of Havelock North, in the courtyard behind Porters Hotel, you’ll find the Smith & Sheth Oenothèque, the CRU Cellar Door and Wine Lounge, and the Heretaunga Wine Studio.

The studio is a unique way to experience the New Zealand culture of wine with a personalised tasting and sensory journey through craft. You’ll enjoy tasting through a family of wines across distinctive regions in New Zealand, exclusive samples direct from the barrel, and revel in audio-visual delight in the intimate studio theatre. The experience is for a maximum of eight guests and a minimum of two, an intimate and personal studio experience includes wine tasting and education and takes approximately 1.5 hours.