Matakana Coastal Getaway Wine Tour

Visit the picturesque wine making region of Matakana. See native forest and giant tree ferns in the Pohuehue Gorge. See an 850 year old Kauri tree and sample delicious cheese, chocolate and indigenous flora honeys

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Matakana Coastal Getaway Wine Tour

Region: Matakana
Duration: Wednesday to Sunday 7.5 hrs
Cancellation: Refunds are acceptable within 2 days prior to the tour date.

 

What you will do

  • Head North West to the picturesque region of Waimauku. A market garden, vineyard and farming region, this tour takes you through the coastal seaside resort town of Orewa and Waiwera Mineral Springs.
  • Start your tastings at the Hunting Lodge Winery. They produce superb Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Albarino, Marsanne/Viognier as well as Pinot Noir and Syrah.s
  • Stop in at the Puhoi Cheese Factory to taste some delicious cheeses made by this excellent producer. They make Double and Triple Cream Brie, soft and wash rind cheeses, three different blue cheeses as well as Harvarti, Gouda, Gruyere, Goats or Cow feta and a vintage 4 year aged cheddar.
  • Enjoy a tutored tasting and an open menu one course lunch with a glass of wine at award winning¬†Plume Vineyard Restaurant. Try the outstanding “Runner Duck” Wines all produced from their local vineyards. Syrah, Pinotage and Sangiovese, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Rose’ wines make up the list.
  • In the afternoon enjoy a tasting at either Omaha Bay wines or Ascension Wines
  • Try some locally made chocolate samples from “Chocolate Brown” in Warkworth town.
  • On the way home stop and see a rare 850 year old Kauri tree and if time allows sample some native flora honeys at the New Zealand Honey Centre.
  • They have an excellent range of Honeys and honey related products including chocolate, pollen, propolis, royal jelly, Honey Mead, skins creams and health supplements. See the bees in the wall hives and you are able to purchase the UMF Manuka Factor Honeys and products.

Matakana Coastal Getaway Wine Tour

$245pp

Visit the picturesque wine making region of Matakana. See native forest and giant tree ferns in the Pohuehue Gorge. See an 850 year old Kauri tree and sample delicious cheese, chocolate and indigenous flora honeys

Book Now