Things to see + do
wineries & wine tours
Just 25 mins from downtown Auckland. Exceptional local wines with international awards. Restaurant. Small and personal. Beautiful vineyard setting.
Award-winning Ascension Wine Estate in Matakana is Auckland’s premier vineyard destination north of the bridge. Onsite we have a beautiful vineyard restaurant, cellar door and a self-contained Wedding and Functions centre.
Come along on a fun filled, friendly and relaxed garden or wine tour. You may also design your own personal tour to cater for your special interests.
Situated in the Awa Valley, the vineyard enjoys a unique climate which offers the ideal conditions for growing Merlot, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes.
The boutique Awhitu Wines is located on the rugged Awhitu Peninsula just over an hour from Auckland. Come visit us and taste our beautiful meticulously crafted wines.
Taste our range of award-winning extra virgin olive oil, bush honey, rubs, mustards, dukkah, balsamic and olives.
Proudly family owned and operated since 1916. Using this near century of winemaking
experience, the Babich Family produce great wines from NZ’s finest wine regions.
Blanc is a slice of West Auckland, offering a broad range of craft beers, premium wine and boutique spirits, all unique with a story to tell.