Waiheke Island of Wine
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Jan 17, 2014   //   by jenny.holmes   //   Latest News

Thomas’s Bach opens at Batch Winery summer lunch plates from midday. High tea & bubbles is served from mid-afternoon to sunset.   Thomas’s Bach menu is quintessentially Waiheke, our regional local specialities  combining vintage food dishes with fresh flair and flavour […]

Robert M. Parker Jr scores 94/100 points for Destiny Bay Magna Praemia 2005

Dec 3, 2013   //   by jenny.holmes   //   Latest News

In the October release of Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate, the 2005 Destiny Bay Magna Praemia has been issued the highest score ever awarded to a Waiheke wine at 94/100 points. Sean Spratt, Owner, General Manager and Winemaker stated: “We place […]

Cable Bay extends wine bar to include covered outdoor area

Nov 20, 2013   //   by jenny.holmes   //   Latest News

Enjoy a glass of wine, small plates and stunning views at Cable Bay’s newly renovated outdoor wine bar. To dine in comfort, relax in our shaded seating area or sun seekers can grab a beanbag and settle in for the […]

Peacock Sky expands dining area

Nov 15, 2013   //   by jenny.holmes   //   Latest News

After three successful seasons of presenting degustation wine tastings and serving delicious lunch platters, Peacock Sky Vineyard are launching their new dining area and kitchen featuring gourmet hot dishes. The expanded indoor/outdoor dining room has been named Les Terrasses and […]

Inaugural Waiheke Vintage Festival – March 29th to April 6th 2014

Oct 25, 2013   //   by jenny.holmes   //   Latest News

The artisan Winegrowers of Waiheke Island will be holding a nine day long Vintage festival. This is timed to ensure the public have as many opportunities as possible to see or participate in grapes being picking and wine being made.  […]

Double Gold for Man O’ War

Sep 19, 2013   //   by jenny.holmes   //   Latest News

Hot on the heels of recent success at the “Game of Rhones” in Melbourne, Man O’ War Vineyards have now made their presents felt in Sydney by winning a Double Gold medal for their 2012 Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon blend “Gravestone” at […]

Come taste “mouth-wateringly lovely wines” at the Waiheke Island of Wine Expo – Sept 17th

Sep 13, 2013   //   by jenny.holmes   //   Latest News

One event I am looking forward to is the Waiheke Island of Wine Expo on September 17. It’s at the Floating Pavilion, so it’s a cracking venue and the line-up is fantastic, with 17 wineries taking part. It’s a great […]

Te Motu wins Vintner’s brunch

Aug 10, 2013   //   by jenny.holmes   //   Latest News

Te Motu Vineyard and Toto Restaurant were awarded Winery and Restaurant of the year at the North Shore Hospice Vintner’s 2013 Brunch. Te Motu’s Cabernet Sauvignon was matched with Toto’s house made Duck Tortellini with mushroom ragu and truffle. Twelve of […]