Cellar door and Vineyard Kitchen

Our chic, contemporary cellar door is where you can taste a range of our opulent, quality portfolio of fine wines. The Desert Heart Cellar Door is stylish, convivial and inviting, an idyllic place to enjoy delicious food and exquisite wines whilst taking in the magnificent 360 degree views from the Kawarau River, Mt Difficulty, Gold Sluicing’s and the mighty Pisa Range. Come and enjoy an intimate tasting with owner Denny.

Our Cellar Door Opening Hours

Desert Heart is opening for the season on Friday, 13th October

Our hours of opening are Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday 11:30am – 4:30pm.
Come on out and see us!

We are closed from December 19th through to Jan 2st – Reopen January 2nd, 3rd, 4th 5th, 6th and 7th.
Then back to our normal opening days and hours of Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday 11.30 – 4.30 pm

Delight in our new fresh, seasonal flavours complimented with a glass of our excellent wine.


At Desert Heart, we make every effort to surprise and delight!

Welcome to our vineyard kitchen, where we keep things relaxed and down-to-earth    
while sharing a taste of Desert Heart and the culture and care that created it.


Gluten fee, vegetarian, vegan and dairy-free options are available on request.

We will make every effort to accommodate guests’ dietary needs, however individual foods may come into contact with one another due to shared cooking and preparation areas. Thus we cannot guarantee that cross-contact with foods containing gluten/nuts will not occur. If you have any dietary requirements or allergies, we appreciate you advising us at the time of booking.


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