Wineries in Waiheke Island

Top Wineries & Vineyards in Waiheke Island, New Zealand

Wineries & Vineyards in Waiheke Island

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  • Louise W
    4 contributions
    We treated our sister to lunch at Tantalus. I have a food allergy, the waiter, chef and all the team where amazing. The lunch was fantastic, so many amazing flavours, presentation incredible, service impeccable, setting was gorgeous. Best lunch experience in a very long time, thank you
    Written 2 July 2022
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  • Holly
    1 contribution
    Absolutely amazing ☆☆☆☆☆

    We were picked up from the ferry terminal by Evelyn in the Man O' War bus. We were the only ones on the bus so got quite the experience. Evelyn was absolutely lovely and so informative.

    Once we got to the vineyard we had a tasting done, can't remember her name but I think she was French and she was so great. Then we sat and watched the world go by whilst drinking some fantastic wine and a delicious platter.

    Once we were ready, and after purchasing wine to take home...Evelyn took us back to the ferry terminal. This was only our 2nd time on the island but we have been lucky enough to experience 6 or 7 of the local vineyards and this is definitely a favourite. It is off the beaten track but so worth it. Great day and beautiful place.
    Written 29 July 2022
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  • 67TravelBug67
    Auckland, New Zealand1,009 contributions
    Just a quick stop on a cold windy day to do a spot of wine tasting.
    View is great and on a hot, calm day would be superb.
    Only braved a quick photo then did wine tasting in the cellar door but I believe this can be done in the restaurant too?
    Did the Premium tasting 5 more reserve quality wines for $25.
    Loved all the wines and think this was a good choice.
    If we had more time it would have been nice to grab a bite to eat too and enjoy the view.
    Written 25 July 2022
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  • Alikr2015
    Auckland Central, New Zealand73 contributions
    Really enjoyed this experience. We were a group of four who were able to ask questions and learn a lot. We were fortunate to have the owner with us so it was super interesting to hear about his journey. Really enjoyed having the food with the wine. Only complaint would be that you had to move between the wines maybe quicker than you want to as someone is guiding you through it so it can go to your head as they are not small tastings.
    Written 8 February 2021
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  • WaihekeGurl
    5 contributions
    The Shed at Te Motu is our absolute favourite. The menu is delightful and the team are a dream - checking in to make sure everything is OK but never intrusive.
    We have been here many times over the years and it never fails to delight us.
    Written 5 February 2022
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  • Jeffry b
    Essendon, Australia10,979 contributions
    This pioneering winery dates from 1978, making it the oldest winery on the fabled Waiheke, New Zealand's island of wine. The winery overlooks scenic Putiki Bay. The winery was established by the Goldwater family, and it now hosts the University of Auckland Wine Science Centre. This boutique estate makes wonderful wines; it also has great ocean views.
    Written 4 June 2021
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  • Jeffry b
    Essendon, Australia10,979 contributions
    Some vineyards are better than others; Mudbrick Vineyard is one of the more up-market destinations on Waiheke the Island of Wine. The vineyard is on a sloping block overlooking Huruki Bay; the gardens are impressive. Mudbrick Vineyard not far from where the ferry pulls in at Matiatia. The wines are very good. A tasting fee is charged, which is refunded when you buy more than a certain value of wine.
    Written 5 June 2021
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  • Jeffry b
    Essendon, Australia10,979 contributions
    Podere Crisci Winery is a touch Italy on Waiheke Island, just an hour by ferry from Auckland. Podere Crisci Winery is well run. It grows a trio of Italian wines -- Arneis, Nebbiolo and Montepulciano apart from other grape varieties. Podere Crisci is well run; the accliamed restaurant serves genuine Italian food. The vineyard is 7,7 ha (19 acres), on a north-facing slope. Opening hours may vary accoding to season. The winery is situated near scenic Awaawagrea Bay.
    Written 4 June 2021
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  • Rogan
    1 contribution
    Our group dropped into Awaroa Winery. It's one of the smaller vineyards on the island but the wine was fantastic. Each of our group went away with a bottle of something. We were lucky enough to have our tasting while the winemaker was there. He is obviously very passionate about making wine and made the experience really special. Don't miss this winery if you visit Waiheke.
    Written 24 February 2020
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  • Jeffry b
    Essendon, Australia10,979 contributions
    Although Waiheke is a small island, there is only so much you can do in one day, so it pays to work out your itinerary in advance. We enjoyed Obsidian Vineyard, the whites were especially good. You can get a fine view over the vineyard while you enjoy your wine. By the way, obsidian is a form of black volcanic glass which was prized for its sharpness.
    Written 3 June 2021
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  • Michael T
    Singapore, Singapore2,094 contributions
    My colleagues and I joined a Fullers Winter Wine and Dine Tour and we chose Stonyridge as the winery to visit.

    It was essentially a free and easy tour. From the Waiheke Ferry Terminal, we took the Explorer Bus to Stonyridge. It was a Saturday afternoon and the restaurant was fairly crowded.

    We’d managed to get a sofa seat with views to the valley, which was nice. Food was a lunch platter for sharing.

    It was fun watching all the activities around us. There was a small wedding party at that time. Weather was great.

    Overall we had a fun time at Stonyridge.
    Written 17 July 2022
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  • Fivestar247
    Auckland Central, New Zealand414 contributions
    Quaint old style wine tasting room with a very knowledgeable host and winemaker. Worth a visit if in the area. A world apart from the more commercial operations nearby. Opens am and from 2pm wed-Sunday
    Written 19 July 2020
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  • charp002
    Auckland3 contributions
    Loved the welcoming staff ,the food and the wine .This is just what I wanted from Waiheke .Excellent and highly recommend for a true Waiheke experience without the silliness of city style wineries and all the pretentious they attract .
    Written 23 April 2022
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  • OG Swifty
    Auckland, New Zealand111 contributions
    Wild on is vineyard place with fine food and wine but also activities to help entertain guests or attract more adventure oriented visitors. Both archery range and electronic clay shooting were fun and 30 minutes passed so fast that I was only beginning to have real fun. Meals served with vine weren’t the best I had in my life but nothing too bad either. Worth noting Wild On accommodated our large group of friends on busy weekend despite not having made any reservations so big thumbs up for their customer oriented approach. Great fun!
    Written 1 August 2022
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