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NZ Wineries

If you want to explore New Zealand’s vibrant wine scene, you’ve come to the right place. We have details of more than 350 wineries, plus reviews of all the beautiful cellar doors you can visit. Start planning that road trip…

Man O’ War Vineyard

Setting It’s a dusty but jaw-dropping half-hour drive from the ferry terminal during which you will see some of the most spectacular coastal nooks, bays and crannies Waiheke has to offer. Breathtaking, bold and running up hill and down dale at the eastern end of the island, this is Waiheke’s largest producer. The Man O’ [&hellip

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Miro Vineyard

Setting This character-filled venue offers Catalan old-world charm mixed with an appealing menu that wouldn’t be out of place in the Mediterranean, and a delightful number of sherry options for good measure. Enjoy views of a gentle valley of vines below the hillside restaurant out to the Hauraki Gulf. And the magnificent Onetangi Beach is [&hellip

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Mondillo Vineyards

Setting This boutique cellar door offers tastings by appointment only, meaning you’re guaranteed a very personal experience. Set in Bendigo, it’s a lovely spot to enjoy some excellent wines from the award-winning Mondillo portfolio. Things To Know US-born Domenic Mondillo is the grandson of Italian immigrants and Italian culture is very much steeped in this [&hellip

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Pasquale Kurow Winery

Setting A large green building beside the highway near Kurow houses Pasquale’s winery and, despite the industrial appearance, a comfortable cellar door. Things To Know Established in 2006 by Italian philosopher and businessman Dr Antonio Pasquale, the winery, which opened in 2009, produces two ranges of wine – the entry-level Kurow Village and the premium [&hellip

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Peacock Sky

Setting High on a hill framed by native bush, this is a relaxed, indoor-outdoor tasting room. Located in the centre of Waiheke, this wonderful estate is also home to a flock of wild peacocks – hence the name. Things To Know Bursting with enthusiasm and warmth, Canadian Connie Festa and British partner Rob Meredith are [&hellip

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Poderi Crisci

Setting  In a spectacular rural position with beautifully crafted buildings and a sprawling, charming garden, there’s plenty of room for the kids to explore while the adults relax and people-watch the other guests dining inside or alfresco. Things To Know The barrel room is worth a visit and also take the time to meander among [&hellip

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