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The Best NZ Wine and Metropolitan Tasting Experience

My husband and I travel to New Zealand from the East coast of the US every year to visit friends... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Friendly staff, excellent wines

Exceeded my expectation of a last minute, pop-in wine tasting before my flight out of Auckland... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Karis L
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Founded by John Belsham in 1992, Foxes Island is a distinguished producer of single vineyard, cellar aged wines. Varietals include Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc. The winery Tasting Room / Cellar Door is located in the heart of...more
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15c Williamson Avenue | Ponsonby-Grey Lynn, Auckland Central, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
+64 9-378 1369
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I travel to New Zealand from the East coast of the US every year to visit friends and family. For the past several years, it is our tradition to start our visit the day we arrive at the Foxes Island Cellar in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank CoroJen
FoxesIsland, Manager at Foxes Island, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

We always love having you Jen and Ron and always a pleasure to look after you! See you next time.

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Exceeded my expectation of a last minute, pop-in wine tasting before my flight out of Auckland. Kelly was extremely friendly, open to questions, and provided excellent pieces of information on what makes their wines unique. Would definitely plan on returning when I do go back!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Karis L
FoxesIsland, Manager at Foxes Island, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

It was lovely to meet you Karis! I hope you had a great flight home - See you next time.

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent wines. Excellent service. Worth a quick walk down the block when in Ponsonby. Worth making a trip.

Date of experience: September 2017
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FoxesIsland, Director of Sales at Foxes Island, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

It was great to have you and pleased you are enjoying the wines - drop in anytime!

Reviewed 21 September 2017

Wine tasting at Foxes Island with Kelly Brown, or John Belsham is an extremely special occasion – Kelly and John have such specialised knowledge, experience and passion in the wine industry are an absolute delight. With such remarkable wines to taste, wonderful people, very interesting...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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FoxesIsland, Owner at Foxes Island, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you Carolyn - We are glad you are enjoying the wines and the wine club! Looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 September 2017

A delightfully, modern space that is clean and lovely awaits! The staff are extremely helpful, and are more than happy to share tricks of the trade to help enhance your wine tasting experience.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank YoHaley
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The owners of Foxes Island wines are the most wonderful people who love nothing better than to share their passion for life. And this shows im every aspect of the cellar door. The most amazing wines and experience. Love it

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Philip R
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I have finally found wines that are a pure please to drink and and place that I want to visit and pick it from. Just a complete pleasure package. Thank you Kelly for sharing the knowledge you have. Jeff

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Havana1987
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Everything at Foxes island breathes good taste, from their renowned wines to the décor and presentation. It is all a seamless delightful experience every time.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank ChristinaDuthil
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Friendly wine tasting experience from the winemaker himself! Tried 3 whites and 1 red, very unique and interesting flavours. Generous pours and a great cheese spread.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Jason V
Reviewed 30 March 2015

The staff are really helpful and knowledgeable at the Cellar Door and if you are really lucky you may even get to meet the wine-maker. If you watch their website you may be able to experience one of their wonderful wine tastings where you will...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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