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Simply Sublime

I had the very special pleasure of visiting Paroa Bay with some of my colleagues recently, and I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
A very enjoyable afternoon

The restaurant is an excellent place to spend a lazy afternoon in good weather: the views from the... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
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2 weeks ago
“Simply Sublime”
28 May 2018
“A very enjoyable afternoon”
Nestled in a beautiful setting amid the hills of Paroa Bay near Russell, Paroa Bay Winery is a new family owned boutique vineyard combining luxury accommodation and traditional handmade, sustainable wines. We employ traditional techniques of...more
31 Otamarua Road | Paroa Bay, Russell 0272, New Zealand
+64 9-403 7928
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the very special pleasure of visiting Paroa Bay with some of my colleagues recently, and I have to say we were all blown away by the experience. The setting of the winery and Sage restaurant to put simply, is sublime. The food is...More

Thank Nathan11172
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The restaurant is an excellent place to spend a lazy afternoon in good weather: the views from the terrace are wonderful, the food is excellent and the service very friendly. Wine tasting was provided with the food and was informative. On weekend make sure to...More

Thank arnonk
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Visited for lunch, and was not disappointed. We chose the Duck Confit and the Cannelloni, both dishes were amazing. Staff were very pleasant and view was magnificent.

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

We went to taste there wines and stayed for lunch. The view was beautiful and the staff and food were awesome would highly recommend for a relaxing afternoon

Thank Horsehead31
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Fabulous new restaurant with world class food, wine and views. Renowned chef: local wines. Just come here as you will not be disappointed.

Thank AnthonyF2827
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Wanting to do the coast road from Russell down to Whangarei we decided to pay this winery a visit after picking up a dozen of fresh juicy oysters on the way. We happened to arrive on the first day of the season (Labour weekend) and...More

1  Thank 8623PaulineS
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Lots of advertising in the area suggested a visit. Not far by car out of Russell. Located in a very picturesque vineyard with wine tasting available and small cellar door. The sav blanc was our pick with a 2014 bronze medal. At $29 a bottle...More

1  Thank Ian R
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Situated amongst the pristine hills of Russell, Paroa Bay Winery provides a magical retreat for those seeeking to get away from the hustle and bustle of big cities. On offer is Boutique Winery providing superb tasting sustainable wines from their own vineyard. The accomodation facilities...More

1  Thank NalinS89
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Wow! Totally entranced by the beauty and charm of Paroa Bay Winery. The scenery is to die for, like a living art. Whether you're into fishing or great outdoors , this place has everything to offer. Not to mention the best selection of wines. My...More

1  Thank Cecille G
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I stayed at Tarapunga for a week with my friends and it was absolutely incredible. The views around the property are absolutely stunning and the atmosphere is so peaceful. I've never visited a place that is so perfect for having fun and relaxing. The property...More

3  Thank Joe T
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7 June 2015|
Response from ParoaBayWinery | Property representative |
Hello there, you can get to Paroa Bay Winery by car - driving distance approx 20mins from Russell town. Or you can book one of the taxi/shuttle services which can be booked in advance. Russell Taxis... More