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Wine tasting

We visited and did wine tasting. Our server was very knowledgeable and friendly. We tasted 5 wines... read more

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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Te Motu helped make a beautiful day a perfect one. The food was simple, flavorful and lovely. As... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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76 Onetangi Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
+64 9-372 6846
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited and did wine tasting. Our server was very knowledgeable and friendly. We tasted 5 wines and had a cheese plate! Wines were very good The value for tasting and cheese was worth the walk up the hill to the vineyard

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ramorgan0520
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Te Motu helped make a beautiful day a perfect one. The food was simple, flavorful and lovely. As was the service. Our server, a knowledgeable and friendly Argentine woman, offered great recommendations from the food (dumplings and lamb) to the wine (the in-house sauvignon blanc)....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ny10011
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

The wine tasting was nice although not my favorite wines of the day. Beautiful location, easy walk from a couple other wineries. This tasting was more expensive at $20 compared to other vineyards where tastings are $10. Although I feel the pours were more generous...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank suzicorn
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

My partner and I have lived on the island for a couple of years and somehow we managed to miss this beauty. On Saturday the 10th we decided to go for my birthday, the wine was incredible, food was delicious. ( we almost licked our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CourtzNZoneill
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

On this last wine-tasting on Waiheke Island, we appreciated the sense of nature and wonderful panorama on the vineyard. We obviously appreciated the wines, and enjoyed the detailed descriptions that we have been given by the host about the history, personality and character of all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gandolfa
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Just read a couple of the negative reviews on here about this beautiful spot...it really makes me wonder what was wrong with those reviewers?! This place is seriously impressive yet totally understated. So good we visited twice on a two day visit to the island....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TimfromNZ
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Lovely visit to this lush vineyard on Waiheke Island of coast of Auckland. Beautiful wine with cheese & crackers.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Beverly H
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Such a shame - after doing the vineyard walk we were very excited to come across Te Motu. $20 for a tasting per person - and average wines - soooo disappointing! Thought they were actually taking the mickey with the price. Nice spot but so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank tarynshae
TeMotuV, Manager at Te Motu Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hi Taryn, I agree, 5 wines for $20 may seem a bit expensive for a wine tasting, but as we specialise in barrel aged Bordeaux style dry reds we like to include a few heavy hitters that have spent bit of time in the cellar...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018

Not really my type of wine as what they have is almost all dry wines but my husband enjoyed it. The hostess was a little distracted as she was trying to host our tasting on the main floor and a tour group upstairs at the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank C5951XDrachaelb
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

The best winery we tried I waiheke island. Very good service and price versus the quality of the wine. We strongly recommend to try the newest dessert wine..it's outstanding.

Date of experience: May 2018
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15 March 2017|
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Response from CraigB3776 | Property representative |
Hi Astrid, Thanks for your query. Yes, there is a walking track between these two properties. As it crosses private property it is important that you get clear directions from either Obsidian or Te Motu before setting off... More