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Ascension Wine Estate Matakana Auckland

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Never fails to delight!

Had a wonderful lunch here today- a shared platter and some wine from their cellars. As always... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Nifty2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Attractive surroundings and enjoyable lunch

Notwithstanding rainshowers and storm warnings we took advantage of a GrabOne luncheon platter... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Peter A
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Ascension is a beautiful vineyard in Matakana just 40 minutes north of Auckland. With our own rustic cellar door and restaurant we are the perfect location for wine tasting and lunch. We also host stunning weddings and stylish corporate events in...more
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480 Matakana Road, Matakana, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

This was our 3rd visit to Ascension. This time we came for wine tasting and a platter. Our hostess greeted us warmly and there were 2 other small groups in our tasting as well which was fun. She was very welcoming and knowledgeable, and she...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

I have been to Ascension many times for lunch but this was my first visit for wine tasting and tour. I wanted something special, to learn something new, to try new wines and I was not disappointed. The property is beautiful and the wines are...More

Thank ianedwards381
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Stopped briefly for a tasting on wine tour--visited 5 wineries and have to say this was one of our least favorites. Wines were limited as we prefer whites; they had several available but they were just OK' nothing memorable. The staff member who did the...More

Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We had our wedding here in March 2017 and we had high expectations that it would turn out to be our perfect day, but it didn't. Change of ownership meant plans that had been made had to be changed, the food menu got changed on...More

Thank jackiie88
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Made a point of visiting Ascension Winery today as I had heard it was worth while. Bad mistake, very disappointed, opened the front door and waited and waited and waited and waited, rang the bell and waited and waited some more. No one to be...More

Thank adamcyrilnicoll
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I attended a friends wedding at Ascension Wine Estate. Firstly we were amazed by the beautiful surroundings. There si vinyard next to the restaurant with romantic venue for outdoor wedding with option for indoor wedding in a winery. My favourite spot is next to a...More

Thank andreisha
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch here today- a shared platter and some wine from their cellars. As always, everything was delicious and well-presented, the staff were friendly and attentive, and the grounds around were tended with obvious care making our afternoon a most enjoyable one! Well...More

Thank Nifty2013
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We just popped in for a tasting. It was how we remembered it, warm friendly staff and great wine. Absolutely fabulous port. And the will courier your order... atleast to Wellington!

Thank Shawn C
Ascensionwine, Manager at Ascension Wine Estate Matakana Auckland, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thanks Shawn , we have just bottled a new port batch which is the best we have had so far ...

Reviewed 30 June 2017

Notwithstanding rainshowers and storm warnings we took advantage of a GrabOne luncheon platter special and were delighted to find sunshine and beautiful surroundings in which to enjoy our lunch platter plus desert / coffee. The platter consisted of typical selection of breads,biscuits, meats, cheeses and...More

Thank Peter A
Ascensionwine, Manager at Ascension Wine Estate Matakana Auckland, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thanks Peter , we are glad you enjoyed whole experience at the Ascension

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, just as excellent service. Lovely enthusiastic staff excited about the food they are placing in front of you.

Thank Karen S
Ascensionwine, Public Relations Manager at Ascension Wine Estate Matakana Auckland, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Hi Karen, thanks a lot for your fantastic review. We appreciate your positive response to our staff and food. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards, The Ascension Team

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