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Obsidian Vineyard

Te Makiri Road, Onetangi, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 6100
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Nice tasting easily reached over the wine trail

This is a nice vineyard focussing exclusively on the wines without food or other gimmicks. The wine... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
the_larb
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
via mobile
Excellent staff

We had a lovely wine tasting here and found the host (I think it was Lynne) very hospitable and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
fb545549083
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Obsidian wines are the true embodiment of their place of origin. Every exquisite glass of Obsidian speaks of this unique terroir, encapsulating not only the character of the weathered soils at Onetangi, home to Obsidian's vineyard on Waiheke Island, but the coastal beauty of the surrounding environment.Tucked away in an amphitheatre setting amongst the vines, Obsidian offers wine tastings in a relaxed and friendly environment. Our knowledgeable cellar door staff will take you through a range of Obsidian Reserve & Non-Reserve wines.All are available to purchase in the shop. Winter Opening Hours: 11:00am - 4:00pm Friday through Sunday.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“buy a bottle” (6 reviews)
“tasting fee” (3 reviews)
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Te Makiri Road, Onetangi, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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+64 9-372 6100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice vineyard focussing exclusively on the wines without food or other gimmicks. The wine was good and the staff knowledgeable. It is an easy walk over the wine trail but watch as this is closed in bad weather as it would be...More

Thank the_larb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely wine tasting here and found the host (I think it was Lynne) very hospitable and knowledgable

Thank fb545549083
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

A good lineup of whites and reds. Cab Sav and Syrah. Full bodied and intense flavours. Good on the nose. Walked away with a couple of bottles. Good for the next winter. A most helpful host. Wine sales only.

Thank ikipat
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This cellar door it literally right next to the shed and I love it! It gives the place such a homey, local feel. It's not a big box, big scale production place at all. We enjoyed the tasting while sitting around the picnic tables and...More

Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The visit was part of an organised winetasting tour. Since it was a Friday, the winery was not that packed, and when we arrived the table for the four of us was already prepared. Our group was the only one at that time and the...More

Thank binotzuniga
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here on Saturday 20th ..the place was very busy with one guy looking after around 5 different groups..the wines were fantastic and the host was professional informative and friendly ..everyone was having a good time and it seemed to be a very genuine and...More

Thank Martin O
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My husband and I recently visited this vineyard while on holiday in New Zealand. We decided to do a little walk about on Waiheke Island, and happened upon Obsidian. We were not part of a tour, so were directed toward an outside table. Another group...More

Thank Lynx623
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We pulled in on a wim and are glad we did. The Obsidian wines were little known to us but are wines we will certainly now keep an eye out for. The venue is rustic and just does wine tasting - not drinking. Thats what...More

1  Thank tazmannz
Reviewed 19 May 2017

My partner and I pulled in this afternoon after 4pm to buy a bottle of red for the evening. We had heard such good things about the place and were excited to be there. Upon walking in we found out they had just changed their...More

Thank alexhayaway
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Came here after Stonyridge so the bar was set pretty low. Very friendly girl showed us through 4 tastings for $10 each and then happily waved the tasting fee when we bought 2 bottles to take away. Very cute little vineyard and their Syrah was...More

1  Thank Irish2002
Tom M, Manager at Obsidian Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thank you for the feedback and glad to hear that you had a good time!

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