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Address: 15c Williamson Avenue | Ponsonby-Grey Lynn, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
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+64 9-378 1369
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Located in the heart of Ponsonby-Grey Lynn, Auckland, it's the only City...

Located in the heart of Ponsonby-Grey Lynn, Auckland, it's the only City Cellar Door in Auckland. Open for tasting & retail sales Monday to Saturday. Come meet the people behind the wines!

Since 1992, Foxes Island has been producing world-class single vineyard wines with a dedicated focus to Pinot Noir.

Wall Street Journal Top 10 NZ Pinot Noirs

More than just wine - Live Well!

Shop for bespoke crystal glassware including Zalto Denk'Art & Spiegelau.

Euro Cave Wine Cellars, Jewelry & Aromatherapy from Halo Smith

Art - originals & prints from respected NZ Artists, including Ross Jones, Westin Frizzell, Flox, Kylie Haynes, Sean Chen.

   

Make a day of it and enjoy the restaurants and shops within a 5 minute walk.

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Excellent wine tasting experience

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 January 2016
Jason V
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 get to meet John Belsham, the wine-maker. I recently bought a set of 4 Spiegelau... More 

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Thank 23colours
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2014

It is great to have an amazing winery have a cellar door in Auckland city. The staff at the cellar door have that "foxes" quality, incredibly knowledgeable, and witty. I love how you are able to taste their wines and admire the local artwork from local artists. Besides the cellar door is not on the main strip of Ponsonby, it... More 

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1 Thank 76Cat
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

This should definitely be on your 'things to do in Auckland' list. The offer wine tastings in a beautiful tasting room with very knowledgable staff. Great location right off Ponsonby Road, couldn't be easier to sample the delights of Foxes Island.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

Wine tastings at Foxes Island are great and you will be very well looked after. The wines are well made with a focus on bringing the their natural environment to life. Knowledgable staff and well presented tasting room make things all the more enjoyable. Such a good idea to have a cellar door right in the heart of Auckland and... More 

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5 Thank luapnai
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2013

Great way to spend an afternoon tasting quality wines, great space with friendly and knowledgeable staff. Nice to be able to buy wines directly from the producers.

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