Fodor's Expert Review Te Motu Vineyard

Hauraki Gulf Islands Service Fodor's Choice

The friendly Dunleavy family started planting vines in 1989. Now its Te Motu Bordeaux blend, which is made only when conditions are right, is on the wine list at many Michelin-starred restaurants in France. The winery gives tastings, but it's best to call first to check for times. Don't be fooled by the restaurant's name, the Shed; it caters to a fussy clientele for its grown-on-site garden-to-plate cooking. The wine list, which always features Te Motu wines from the heritage cellar, changes monthly. Reservations are essential.

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Quick Facts

76 Onetangi Rd.
Onetangi, Auckland  1081, New Zealand

09-372–6884

www.temotu.co.nz

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Tastings from NZ$20, Winery and restaurant closed Mon.--Wed.

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