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Soljans Estate Winery

366 State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland 0892, New Zealand
+64 9-412 5858
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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 range of stunning wines produced on site. Home of New Zealand's most-awarded sparkling wine: Fusion Sparkling Muscat.
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  • Very good51%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wine tasting” (10 reviews)
“great wine” (4 reviews)
“lamb salad” (2 reviews)
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366 State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland 0892, New Zealand
+64 9-412 5858
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I don‘t know why this place is not listed as a restaurant at TripAdvisor. It is not only a place to taste and buy wine but a good restaurant as well. We happened to pass by on our way to Auckland and stopped for lunch....More

Thank Dieter W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came in for wine tasting late on Friday morning and the tasting desk was unmanned. We asked the only person there for some advice about a bottle of port and were given a terse answer as she ran off to wash more glasses. We...More

Thank FiCNZ
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We were stopping at a few wineries on a private tour. We had lunch at this winery. The tasting room was quiet when we were there but soon filled up. The wines were very good and reasonably priced. The highlight for me was my lamb...More

Thank emorrisaz
Reviewed 30 September 2017

David from Auckland Scenic Tours took us to this winery during our Auckland city tour. This winery has been around for three generations and the owners origin is Croatian. They are one of the only wineries I visited that actually offer free tastings. Those on...More

1  Thank tommomelbourne
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Dear tommomelbourne, Doing a tour of the wineries is a great way to get an idea of the style of wine any region makes and most importantly the history of the people involved and their background in wine. We are proud of our Croatian heritage...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Visited on a wine tour ​and enjoyed the tastings - from whites to sparkling moscato to a port. We mostly enjoyed the great restaurant with fab presentation of food. There is quite a bit of variety on the menu - Croatian sausages, lamb shank, chicken,...More

1  Thank drjandthemissus
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Dear drjandthemissus, I always think people learn a lot from visiting the winery and tasting the wines and talking to the wine people direct. Because we make a range of wines from different viticultural areas of the country one can taste a good selection of...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017

I had been to these winery for more than a decade. Although not a big fan of that but always like to come when the weather is good. The cafe is worth for visit though.

Thank dlwabbit
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Good food and service. Attached winery is interesting. Outside dining areas are great but inside while the decore is Good, the noise level if busy is terrible. Sound seems to reverberate making conversation difficult.More

Thank CliveP-T
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Dear CliveP-T, I am always pleased to read peoples reviews and to see that you had good food and service two vital ingredients to a successful venue. I also take note of your comment about the noise, when we are ultra busy it can get...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

did a wine tasting here and there was a good variety and everyone seemed to enjoy the tastings and the historyMore

Thank Molzmum
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Dear Molzmum, I believe there is no better place to try wines that at the winery where you can talk about it directly with the people concerned. At Soljans you also get to learn about our families history in the wine industry which we think...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

great people who serves with great passion with food and wine to die for a great outing with friends and family who would like to dine in a beautiful country side of nz with the most beautiful taste of wine and experience staff that look...More

Thank bernadetterakena
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Dear Bernadette, From all the team at Soljans we thank you for posting such a great review and taking the time to also mention some of the girls who helped make your day special. I also very much liked the way you explained your whole...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant in pretty vineyard setting. Service was professional and food very good. Well worth trying.More

Thank R R
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Dear R R, I like they way you have explained in a few words what in fact says a lot. The vineyard setting is important and one of our most important points of difference. We have a great team in both the kitchen and front...More

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