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Varietals Produced in Auckland View all

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

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Popular Wineries in Auckland View all

  • Te Motu Vineyard

    In little more than a decade, Te Motu and Dunleavy Cabernet/Merlot wines have established an inte...

  • Hyperion Wines

    Hyperion in Greek mythology was the Sun God, hence the effect of sun and light on the vineyard. ...

  • Sapich Brothers Ltd

    The Sapich family has been making ports, sherries and wines in the Henderson Valley since the 1...

  • Takatu Wine Ltd

    Takatu Vineyard & Lodge is the vision of Heather and John Forsman. They offer a unique experience...

  • Matakana Estate Ltd

    We are established for the sole purpose of crafting distinctly individual, high quality wines - w...

  • Rock Springs Vinyard & Winery

    Passage Rock wines is the holder of more awards and medals than any other Waiheke Island Winery....

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  • Well ok.  I screwed up on 'terroir'.  The 'terror in New ... Greenpeace vessel there in Auckland back in 1985.  While the markup on that Evodia was high, the wine was quite good.  I could have spent much more and only be similarly satisfied.  I was happy to spend $36 for the bottle.  Those spring rolls were most excellent and we had them durin... Read More

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  • Hi,Yes of course, apologies for not including deeper insight. Wine AKL is .../auckland-events/food-and-drink-events/wine-akl?gclid=CKqP4Lz7_78CFRMIvAod1DQADg   Read More

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  • Dear Snooth and local wine lovers, It's looking every day a little ... ... wine tasting event. Wine Auckland is held on Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th August 2014 at the Viaduct Event Centre, Central Auckland.We would love you to help us promote Wine Auckland. As the event is in its inaugural year it's important to get the word out far and wide. ... Read More

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  • DMcKer,I am rather partial to the Pinot Noir from Central Otago(From fair to ... limited and I was landing in Auckland I would head for Kumeu River and taste their Chardonnay, a ferry trip to Waiheke Island and visit Cable Bay, and any other wineries that were open for Shiraz and Cabernet, then down to Hawkes Bay to the Gimblett Gravels for Ca... Read More

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  • Kumeu River Chardonnay Kumeu Estate 2008


    Complex on the nose, with fresh crispness tempered by sweet pear, apple, and white peach notes. Peach, green apple and lime notes with soft tangy acidity on the palate. I also get a really faint note of smokiness or tobacco. I don't really notice much oak. Great length. Read More

    Wine review by JenniferT

  • Before I retired I did a stint as chairman of Hawkes Bay Vintners (all the ... ... ... It was a way of life in Auckland's western suburbs and to a lesser extent , in Hawkes Bay, but times were to change. Someone noticed that the climate of Hawkes Bay was not too different from that of Bordeaux and winemakers arrived from other parts of New Ze... Read More

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  • Matua Valley Sauvignon Blanc New Zealand 2010


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    Wine review by LKonen

  • Kumeu River Estate Chardonnay New Zealand 2006


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    Wine review by Barberesco

  • Coopers Creek Vineyard Cat's Pee On a Gooseberry Bush Sauvignon Blanc NV


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    Wine review by alanb1108

  • Matua Sauvignon Blanc 2009


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    Wine review by jeffmacintyre

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