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Villa Maria Auckland Winery

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Address: 118 Montgomerie Rd, Mangere 2153, New Zealand
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+64 9-255 0660
10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 16:00

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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Great Food - Industrial Winery

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... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
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125 reviews
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 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 

Thank Dabarton
Wellington, New Zealand
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

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 

Thank themilkybarkid
San Francisco, California, USA
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729 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

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 

Thank HaljoHal
Edmonton, Canada
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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 

Thank AndreaA09
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

We have been for lunch a few times and we keep going back because the setting is very peaceful, considering you are so close to Auckland Airport.Our food we have ordered has been of a very high standard.The wine and the menu is very well priced.

Thank Bruce_Lorraine
Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Wonderful to walk around this attractive vineyard with ripe grapes ready for harvesting. Lush green lawns and nature trees. The guided tour was very informative and well worth doing. Very friendly and helpful staff.

Thank Jacky2411
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Nice lunch with great sharing platters. Expensive though so be prepared. Wine cellar had some good bargains.

Thank Donna H
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

We had a few hours to spare before our flight and could not believe we could find a vineyard adjacent to the airport.We did the wine tasting followed by a very nice lunch.A great way to unwind before you get on a plane

Thank David S
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We had our work staff awards at Villa Maria Auckland Winery. It is a wonderful place with spectacular grounds. The venue is spacious and quite central and they have plenty of parking. I really enjoyed our night there.

Thank Ajakiwi
Pisa, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Very beautiful. Beautiful the tour inside the plant, but above all great wines! And it tells an Italian that comes from Tuscany...

Thank Il_Vinello

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