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Soljans Estate Winery

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Soljans Estate Winery and Cafe sits at the gateway to Kumeu Wine Country, Auckland's heritage wine region. An easy 20 minute drive from Auckland CBD with plenty of free parking. A fabulous place to learn about this heritage wine region and sample a...more
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366 State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland 0892, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Technically, the "food" part of this winery experience is associated with the "cafe" (subject of an entirely different review). The "wine" part of this experience is quite different; it is associated with the "Winery" (who would have guessed?). There are actually two different experiences associated...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here to have a tasting and wasnt disappointed.Very friendly and informative staff and all the wines we tasted were very good and both of us bought several bottles to take home as wellMore

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MattArnold10
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear MattArnold10 We are always pleased when people stop off at our winery, we have a very busy cellar door but never to busy that we cannot give good informative service. I was especially pleased to read that you bought several bottles to take home,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at this lovely place about 2pm was there for an afternoon tea, there were 4 of us. When we went in to the restaurant, coffee shop part there was only about 2 cakes left to choose from as a member of staff told us...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jakeal82, I am always interested to read our reviews because they give me a view from the customers impression on a day and that is very important. We run a very busy winery and cafe and sometimes with the best of planning we run...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelling from UK once again we made a second visit to Soljans for lunch with family who are resident in Auckland. Once more we were not disappointed; we all had something different and were more than delighted with our choices. My husband and I shared...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Raretrekkers, What a joy it is to read your review and that you enjoyed your second visit to our winery cafe. I was pleased that for this visit you tried the Vintners platter , it is a perfect graizing platter and I think having...More

Reviewed 4 February 2019

We tasted the wines, we especially like the Tribute red wine and the Hawke's Bay Barrique Reserve Chardonnay. The calamari starter was very good and the seared rare tuna was excellent. The service was impeccable.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2019

Dear LizbetLondon I very much liked your review and the detail you highlighted from you visit with us. I like it that you mentioned the specific wines you tried, I also like both of those as well but then I could be a bit biased...More

Reviewed 30 January 2019

Soljans Estate Winery was the strong recommendation by our guide to sample New Zealand wines. We were not disappointed. Located on the main highway (Highway 16) is the winery and vineyards. We were greeted by the owners son, Kevin, who took us on a tasting...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2019

Dear BobWE, I think visiting wineries is one of the most pleasant ways of spending a few hours and none better than coming out to Kumeu Wine Country. As you would have noticed we run a very busy cellar door but every visitor is special...More

Reviewed 29 January 2019

I booked my 50th birthday here and it was a lunch I will always remember ! We booked a wine tour / set lunch for 25 people - the staff were great during the pre organisation but the itself was really special. We came early...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2019

Dear Joanie1969, What a real pleasure it was to read your review and it was our privilege to have you enjoy our hospitality. It is very much a team effort at Soljans and while we the family try to be available to talk to our...More

Reviewed 18 January 2019

Soljans is always an enjoyable experience. This restaurant is well known for both its food and wine and not so well known for its amazing gifts that it sells. I never leave without buying a gift from the display. We recently lunched there and the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2019

Dear cincinattigirl, I love how you start off saying it is always an enjoyable experience, regular customers are the backbone of our business and we appreciate and you all very much. The gift area is always interesting because the range of items is always changing...More

Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

Sightseeing ariund the West Auckland Vineyards, we opted to have lunch at Soljans Estate Cafe. After a brief walk around the Winery Shop, we were seated a window table overlooking the lovely grounds. We skipped entrees & just went for the mains which were both...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 30 December 2018

Booked the place for a Breakfast Buffet party. Chris was very helpful and profissional. The staff and especially Harrison did a very good job. All the visitors enjoyed their time and were impressed. Thank you allMore

Date of experience: December 2018
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Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Dear NZGHADA, We find breakfast buffets are very popular and an alternative time of the day to have a celebration or get together. We have been doing these for many years and are continually fine tuning our presentation to keep it fresh and up to...More

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Ninav892
11 December 2018|
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Response from Tony S | Property representative |
Dear Ninav892, Very sorry but we are not open Christmas day, that is a day for all the Soljans team to have off and enjoy with their families. We are also closed Boxing day and New Years day, apart from that we are open... More
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