The stunning island of Waiheke is famous for iconic wineries surrounded by pristine beaches and bays. Renowned for award-winning artisan wines, this quaint wine country is becoming a preferred destination for wine enthusiasts from across the world.
The cellar doors of the majority of vineyards are open for tasting all year round offering endless opportunity for tasting wines on this island. Olive oils from the wineries are also a prominent local product from the region.
Wine is so rooted in culture and heritage here and one of the best wineries has a fantastic private tour through the olive groves down to the vines followed by a wine tasting. This winery Stonyridge Vineyardalso has an inhouse restaurant where apart from exquisite dining experiences, it can also be booked for private events.
The island is known for high quality and elegant Bordeaux blend red wines based on Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. Syrah and Chardonnay are also important grape varieties planted in the region.
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