Best Vineyards on Waiheke

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If you’re looking to get away from the bustle of everyday life and in need of some time to relax, Waiheke is the ideal place to escape. Enjoy a guided tour of the vineyard to gain an insight into how the wines are produced, or enjoy a romantic dining experience with fantastic panoramic views. There is so much on offer at the vineyards on Waiheke. 

From crisp whites to velvety reds, vineyards on Waiheke are producing award-winning wines. We have rounded up the best vineyards on Waiheke. 

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1. Mudbrick Vineyard & Restaurant

📍 126 Church Bay Road, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand

☎ 093729050

📧 info@mudbrick.co.nz

Mudbrick Vineyard & Restaurant is situated on the beautiful island of Waiheke and is a perfect place for a spot of lunch, wine tasting, or an afternoon strolling through their beautiful gardens.  

Mudbrick Vineyard is family-owned and operated and has grown into one of the best places to drink wine and eat the finest food in Auckland. 

Wine tours at Mudbrick are led by their cellar masters and are a great way to explore the grounds, gardens, and vines whilst learning all about their history, vineyards, and their award-winning wines. 

Mudbrick’s Vineyard Tours are also led by their cellar masters, who will guide you through the Mudbrick grounds, gardens, and vines. A perfect way to learn about the different stages of their vineyard throughout the year, their vines, varietals, and a short insight into the winemaking process.

Visitor Information:

Winter Hours (from June 7th) – Monday – Friday: 11am – 5pm Saturday & Sunday: 10am-5pm
Wine Tasting: No bookings are required for groups of under 10
Wine Tasting: For groups of 10 or more contact Mudbrick via email or telephone
Vineyard Tours: Saturday & Sunday – 2pm

2. Wild On Waiheke

📍 82 Onetangi Road, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand

☎ +64 9-372 3434

If you’re looking for something a little more casual and a laid-back atmosphere, take a trip and taste wines from Wild Estate Vineyard or beers from Waiheke Island Brewery located on-site. Simply relax with a glass or two on the deck. Wild On Waiheke, Wild Estate Vineyard, and Waiheke Island Brewery is owned and operated by Keryn & Simon Matthews. The casual and relaxed vibe makes it a perfect setting for enjoying a nice glass of wine whilst tucking into one of their delicious meals.


3. Tantalus Estate Vineyard & Winery

📍 70 – 72 Onetangi Road, Onetangi, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand

☎ +64 9-372 2625

📧 info@tantalus.co.nz

Tantalus is a premium winery situated in the heart of Onetangi Valley and is a must-stop when you are on the island… The 8.3-hectare property was discovered by Campbell Aitken and Carrie Mendell, entrepreneurs with backgrounds in hospitality and dining, looking for a new challenge and in 2016 Tantalus Estate was renovated and has since become one of the island’s top must-visit destinations. The grounds of this winery are simply stunning, with little areas tucked away to sit and play games and a nice path that meanders through the Vineyard. 


4. Peacock Sky Vineyard

📍 Onetangi 

☎ +64 (0)9 950 4386

📧 info@peacocksky.co.nz

Without a doubt, the location of this winery is what makes it so special. Surrounded by lush native bush and overlooking the sparkling blue waters of the Hauraki Gulf. Connie and Rob named Peacock Sky, as the vineyard because where the grapes are grown, are in concert with a flock of wild peacocks. Peacock Sky has a perfect style wine tasting experience where each glass of wine is accompanied by a sample-sized portion of chef-inspired dishes and a host will talk you through the whole process, giving you the ultimate vineyard on Waiheke experience. 


5. Stonyridge Vineyard

📍 80 Onetangi Road, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand

☎ +64 9-372 8822

📧 info@stonyridge.com

If you’re dreaming of escaping the city, explore the famous Stonyridge Vineyard in Waiheke, a 35-minute ferry cruise from downtown Auckland, New Zealand. The vineyard is famous for producing premium red wines because of its low summer rainfall and consistently high temperatures. Enjoy a guided tour of the vineyard to gain an insight into how the vineyard’s signature Larose Bordeaux-style red wine is produced.


6. Kennedy Point Vineyard

📍 44 Donald Bruce Road, Surfdale, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand

☎ +64 9 372 5600

📧 info@kennedypointvineyard.com

Fancy a wine tasting experience trip to the only certified organic vineyards? Kennedy Point Organic Winery is the place for you. Tucked among the Pohutukawa Trees overlooking Waiheke Island’s Kennedy Bay. Discover their range of organic wines and learn about the history of the vineyard. Besides award-winning certified organic wines, Kennedy Point also produces honey, plus avocado oil and olive oil. 


7. Poderi Crisci Winery

📍 44 Donald Bruce Road, Surfdale, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand

☎ 09 372 2148

📧 info@podericrisci.co.nz

Looking for a taste of Italy? Take a trip to Poderi Crisci Winery which produces a touch of Italy on Waiheke Island. The winery grows a trio of Italian wines – Arneis, Nebbiolo, and Montepulciano apart from other grape varieties. Enjoy al fresco dining all year round at Poderi Crisci, which is located looking across the valley, and serves the finest traditional Italian cuisine prepared using the finest local produce.

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