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49 Sharp Road, Warkworth 0982, New Zealand
+64 9-950 6643
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A pleasant surprise to be greeted by and enthusiastic wine maker who has been at this location since the beginning of grape plantings in this area. Learn how one enterprise can populate the district. Well worth a visit with the added bonus of some unique wines.

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Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely tasting with a very passionate winemaker. Interesting to be able to taste three different Sangiovese at the same time. Same varietal but given very different treatment during winemaking, resulting in very different tannins structure & mouthfeel.

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Thank Carol S
Kyoto, Japan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting, beautiful wine, dedicated owners who know what they are doing and truly like it. Definitely worth a visit

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San Diego, California
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Heron's Flight is a true anomaly with respect to New Zealand wines. A long time specialist in Italian varietals, such as Dolcetto and Montepulciano, Heron's flight takes great pride is producing age worthy wines. The day we visited, at the very end of crush, winemaker Stefano was preparing whole clusters of Dolcetto for the drying rack, the first step in... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Well worth a visit as the wine is different to which is offered in the region and its one of the first wineries in the region.

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Thank KiwiJo2016
New Zealand
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

We had a fabulous outing here. The wine is great and we talked to the winemakers and looked at the pictures of the past of the vineyard. Fascinating story. We had Pizza out on the picnic tables and it was very peacful and a lovely setting knowing your amongst beautiful vines. A romantic place for us with fond memories and... More 

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Thank Muzzie2
Whangarei
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Beautiful food and excellent service for a special occasion birthday. Would recommend this venue for any special occasion. Beautiful.

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Thank SheilaMack
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Popped in to taste the Italian style wines. Excellent tasting, small charge though off-set when buying, Great to meet the wine-maker. Interesting reflection, enjoyable wines.

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Thank Tykedownunder
Vancouver
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

We were going to drive into Matakana but the traffic was too heavy - we headed up the hill to Heron's Flight. Mary greeted us and offered a tasting for $5 or $10 and we had the opportunity to sit in her garden. It was such a professional and pleasant tasting I would recommend it to anyone in the area.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Casual atmosphere, great wines and beautiful surroundings. Highly recommended at any time of the year.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Sharp Road, Warkworth 0982, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Warkworth
  • Phone Number: +64 9-950 6643
Description
Heron's Flight is a working vineyard and winery, specializing in Italian grape varieties. Our cellar door is open daily. Please note we are not a restaurant.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?