Soaking up some rays and sipping on wine in a beautiful vineyard setting is one of our favourite ways to make some memories. We’ve picked six wineries worth visiting this summer.
Villa Maria Estate | Auckland
Villa Maria’s Auckland Cellar Door is open 7 days for wine sales, tastings and winery tours.
Sit under the trees and enjoy a charcuterie plate with some great wine.
For music lovers, there are regular concerts and gigs there too!
Address: 118 Montgomerie Rd, Mangere, Auckland 2153, New Zealand
Browse our Villa Maria wines here
Coopers Creek | Huapai
Enjoy a friendly tasting at Coopers Creek Vineyard, take a stroll through the gardens overlooking the pond, then grab a seat and relax in the sun. Or bring a picnic and make an afternoon of it.
If you like jazz, check out the Summer Sunday Jazz lineup.
Open seven days for tastings and sales.
Address: 601 State Highway 16, Huapai, Auckland
Browse Coopers Creek wines here
Framingham Wines | Marlborough
Framingham’s winery and cellar door is nestled in 17 hectares of vineyards and beautifully manicured gardens, with spectacular views of the Richmond Ranges.
Don’t miss out on the annual Framingham Harvest Concert on March the 8th this year!
They are open everyday for complimentary wine tastings.
Address: 19 Conders Bend Road, Renwick 7243, New Zealand
Browse Framingham wines here
Yealands Estate | Marlborough
Discover Yealands Estate with their complimentary wine tasting, free self-guided vineyard tours and spectacular views.
Animal lovers, keep an eye out for the Kunekune pigs and babydoll sheep keeping the grass neat and tidy.
Yealand Estate’s Cellar Door is open Monday to Sunday, 10am - 4.30pm, 7 days per week.
Address: Corner of Seaview and Reserve Roads, Seddon 7285, New Zealand
Browse Yealands Estate wines here
Mt Difficulty | Central Otago
Located on Felton Road in Bannockburn, Mt Difficulty offers a stunning view from its cellar door and restaurant.
Enjoy a delicious lunch at The Winery Restaurant and experience their wine tasting where passionate staff will cater to your tastes.
Wine tasting and sales available daily from 10.30am to 4.30pm (10.30am-5.30pm from Christmas until Easter)
Address: 73 Felton Road, Bannockburn, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
Browse Templars Hill wine made by Mt Difficulty