Man O' War Vineyards, Waiheke Island

Categories: Wineries & Vineyards, Food & Drink
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web
Find your perfect tipple at Man O' War Vineyards, a luscious array of vineyards set close to the beach of Man O' War Bay. The cedar-clad pitched roof of the tasting room creates a calm and relaxing atmosphere in which to experience the different grapes and vintages made here. The accommodating staff will talk you through the winemaking process at the vineyard as they provide you with samples and suggestions, helping you to discover the perfect bottle to take home. Try a tasting board of delicacies, expertly paired with the different wines on offer, and unwind on the grounds, enjoying sea views and panoramic perspectives of the vineyards. Make Man O' War Vineyards part of your personalized Waiheke Island itinerary using our Waiheke Island vacation planner.
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  • Great wine, great service, friendly informed staff and the most beautiful setting. Wish we had flagged the rest and spent the entire day here. Pure paradise. 
  • While getting to this absolutely beautiful location is off the beaten track, it's definitely worth while making the journey. We were provided with a full tasting of their wines and then we ordered the...  read more »
  • Man O War is an absolute gem! It's a bit of a drive from Oneroa but is well worth it. Their Rose is exceptional and it's pretty special sitting outside looking straight out over the bay. 
  • Best vineyard on Waiheke. Takes a bit of effort to get there (not sure if rental cars are OK on the unpaved roads), but it is beautiful to sit in the yard and look out over the peaceful bay. The wines are great, there is a good selection of platters to eat, and there are games to play too. Highly recommended.
  • Off the beaten track. It's a long drive to man o' war but totally worth it. It can get busy during summer with boaties anchoring in the bay and riding their dingys and jetskis to the beach to have a drink at the wineyard. The sav and the pinot gris are great on a hot summer day. They even do beers now. Sit back and relax or play a game of petanque.
  • Awesome spot. Quite hard to get to from oneroa but worth the trip on a sunny day.
  • Their dessert wine is to die for. Quite an open space near the coast, good for spending an afternoon away from the city. Takes some effort getting here by rental car as it is rather out of the way
  • Bit of a job to get there if driving, dirt roads but good. Amazing spot on the bay, sitting under an umbrella with a huge plate of antipasto and superb wines to go with it.
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