Te Mata Estate Winery & Vineyards

Te Mata Estate Winery & Vineyards

Te Mata Estate Winery & Vineyards
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9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
About
Te Mata Estate is the oldest winery in New Zealand still operating. Our entire focus is fine wine production. There's no restaurant or accommodation here, only a small Cellar Door for tastings. Unlike other producers we are a working winery who undertake every winemaking step on site. Te Mata Coleraine and Bullnose have both been ranked in James Suckling’s ‘Top 50 Wines of the World’, and the winery has been awarded Robert Parker's highest classification 'Outstanding Producer, Five Stars'. Our tasting list covers all of our wines, but only six at a time. VIP tours are available with 24 hours notice. #1 on Decanter's List of 2019 wineries to visit worldwide.
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James
Auckland, New Zealand6 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Very nice wines and no reservation needed which was a plus for an impromptu trip. Well priced wines and tasting. Staff had a basic knowledge of the wines, but nothing much beyond what was provided on the information sheet. Would have been nice to know why the Awatea name/ship was chosen for one of the wines, and a bit of history about the company.
Written 1 April 2024
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Amelie P
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
Lovely experience wine tasting the various types on offer - super helpful and genuinely nice personnel as well. We sampled most of their wines and found them delicious, but it was really the conversation with the personnel that made it a great experience!
Written 27 January 2024
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dandeluxnz
Auckland Central, New Zealand187 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Couples
Beautiful venue and wines to match.
We did the showcase tasting.
Attentive and knowledgeable Chris took us through a great tasting and explained all the wines well. Great thing to do if you are wanting to know more about the wines and their evolution.
Written 20 December 2022
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0000000Adele
Auckland, New Zealand233 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 • Couples
We had such a lovely time tasting the 5 wines ($10 or free if purchasing) at te mata. Both staff were super friendly despite being incredibly busy with a very full tasting room. All the wines we tried were lovely. The grounds are also stunning, and I met Mr Buck Snr and the 3 most beautiful highland cattle (Adeline, Ella and Margeaux) in the adjacent paddock
Written 20 April 2022
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H S
3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021
They lovely lady was so welcoming to me as a solo traveler, she went into detail of the history and the vines and the land in which the vines are planted. wine is great and I would recommend it to people driving by.
Written 22 July 2021
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BJAMoo
Sydney, Australia50 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021
We stopped in for a tasting and had a wonderful experience the staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. They had great information about the history of the winery and knowledge about the surrounding area. Much much much friendlier then craggy grange winery where you felt like a number!
Written 4 July 2021
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Wayne K
Hamilton, New Zealand1,315 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021
We had a great cellar door experience and were engaged by the host.
He had good knowledge of the area and wines in general.
We got to taste a good range (a few over and above the 'normal') and brought a fair few as well (I struggle to pay $75 untasted).
Well worth a visit.
Written 10 May 2021
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Allan B
Auckland, New Zealand401 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021 • Couples
We enjoyed our tasting very much, with a good variety tasted and good wine knowledge imparted. The server was very nice and helpful. Adding the Gamay Noir to the tasting would of been an excellent.
Written 15 February 2021
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Shane B
Te Awamutu, New Zealand795 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021
Good wine tasting experience a bit more traditional in a wine tasting room. The lady who served us was knowledgeable. We were the only ones there for a period so had her undivided attention.
Written 15 February 2021
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mikenz2015
Auckland Central, New Zealand478 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020
Warm and welcoming place. Enjoyed a lovely wine tasting session here and bought 3 bottles to take home.
Written 19 October 2020
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