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Villa Maria Auckland Winery

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Address: 118 Montgomerie Rd, Mangere 2153, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 9-255 0660
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09:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
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Our Auckland Cellar Door is open 7 days for wine sales, tastings and winery...

Our Auckland Cellar Door is open 7 days for wine sales, tastings and winery tours. Winery Tours depart from the Cellar Door at 11am and 3pm daily (Group bookings are available by prior arrangement).

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US$87.86*
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Wine Makers Experience from Auckland
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US$280.46*
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Private Tour: Half-Day Best Wineries of Auckland Tour

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Very enjoyable outing.

Called in today for a visit , greeted by very personable receptionist . Arrived early for a tour , but got invited to do a wine tasting while we waited. Great offer very pleasant... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
andyjbale
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Called in today for a visit , greeted by very personable receptionist . Arrived early for a tour , but got invited to do a wine tasting while we waited. Great offer very pleasant and knowledgable guide . Interesting tour thought it was well done. Cafe and restaurant in a perfect setting overlooking a small lake and vineyard beyond, sun... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I had a wine tasting after lunch and found it to be well worthwhile. The wide range of wines they offered and large pours made it a fun afternoon. We ended up getting a couple of bottles of reserve Chardonnay and Syrah. Lovely staff and great place.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had two hours to kill before heading to airport and a friend recommended Villa Maria. What a great setting right near airport. Totally unexpected as you are in an industrial area. Meal was fantastic... wine exceptional and service fast and super efficient. Highly recommend this spot.

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Thank Susie27868
Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are from England and heard a lot about Villa Maria, and seeing we were staying with friends from Manly it only seemed a great opportunity to do a wine tasting and have lunch. The wine tasting was ok but felt it could have been better.. 4 of us paid then started tasting and then other people just joined in... More 

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Thank sandy2915
Greenock, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our second visit to the winery and we be back again. Wonderful location and beautiful food. We had Roast Cauliflower and potato soup followed by the Vineyard platter and a glass of VM Pinot Noir. Great way to end our trip to New Zealand before heading for the airport. A classy restaurant.

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good way to use up time if you are stuck waiting at an airport hotel for a late night flight. A pleasant walk. Wines were so-so and our service was certainly average at best. A lovely setting considering the proximity to AKL airport.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Toured Villa Maria as a major component of NZ Winepro tour (that tour gets 5 stars). The winery is huge and the wines produced (except the high end organic varieties) are average. The tour was well done - but no different than a tour of any other huge winery with two story stainless steel tanks and row upon row of... More 

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Thank Dabarton
Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were stopping overnight at Jet Park Hotel near the airport to catch an early flight and decided rather than may a trip into Auckland (which we've seen a few times), we'd stretch our legs and walk to Villa Maria Winery. Wineries are always pleasant places to spend an afternoon, but Villa Maria exceeded our expectations, largely due to the... More 

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San Francisco, California, USA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've always thought that Villa Maria's Auckland location was a hidden gem of a winery + eatery + event venue. Located a few kilometers from the busy AKL airport, it's a truly relaxing spot to sit out overlooking the vines. The wine tasting at the cellar door for $5 is worth the experience. My recent lunch however, was not up... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

My husband and I enjoyed a beautiful lunch with the suggested wine pairing and it was outstanding!!!!! Cannot recommend this restaurant enough; absolutely lovely food and service!!!! We could not book a tour of the vineyard for the date we were there because they were busy setting up for a wedding; be sure to check in advance so you are... More 

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