Six vineyards to visit in 2019

From around New Zealand

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

Cloudy Bay Vineyards | Marlborough

Experience wine tasting at the cellar door or enjoy a glass of Cloudy Bay wine and relax at their outdoor wine lounge. A lunch menu is also available to pair with the wines.

Address: 230 Jacksons Rd, Blenheim 7240, New Zealand

Browse Cloudy Bay 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