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Soljans Estate Winery

366 State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland 0892, New Zealand
+64 9-412 5858
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Soljans Estate Winery and Cafe sits at the gateway to Kumeu Wine Country, Auckland's heritage wine region. An easy 20 minute drive from Auckland CBD with plenty of free parking. A fabulous place to learn about this heritage wine region and sample a range of stunning wines produced on site. Home of New Zealand's most-awarded sparkling wine: Fusion Sparkling Muscat.
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  • Very good50%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“wine tasting” (12 reviews)
“great wine” (4 reviews)
“lamb salad” (2 reviews)
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366 State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland 0892, New Zealand
+64 9-412 5858
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Inexpensive wines which serve a variety of palettes. An attractive building that caters to large groups. Still interesting to pop in for a reasonable and quick tasting especially since it is conveniently just off the main road. Staff are helpful and pleasant.More

Thank CalgaryTraveller58
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Calgary Traveller58, Thank you for your review and you have brought up some very important points which is great. Yes we have quite a range of wines and I am sure something to suit every taste and we are very easy to find, have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit this location as part of a Wine Tour. The Tastings were great - really knowledgeable & helpful staff. Bought a few bottles of the wine from here - as was very nice. As part of Tour also had Lunch here - all of us...More

Thank Paul M
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Paul M, We get lots of wine tours calling in to the winery and we enjoy showcasing what we make and talking to visitors about the wines and the Soljans Story. We are passionate about what we make and believe there is no better...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Smelly table. Had to get it wiped again but still smelly so i myself wiped. Waitress could open our bubbly. Salty foods. Dirty cutleries and cups. Can be improved better. Writing this for them to know so that they make a reasonable improvement.

Thank 678sophiac
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear 678sophiac, I find your comments interesting because I dont think we have ever had a 1 star before. Your points have been noted however and I am sure next time you visit you will have a different view. Regards Tony

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the wine tasting in the pretty grounds. The wines are delicious and there are nice little knik knacks to buy.

Thank traveller77722
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited recently, staff really friendly and helpful....wine tasting was a treat and would highly recommend the merlot/Malbec...delicious!

Thank Jaq F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very interesting way to spend a couple of hours. The property is very scenic and photogenic. The staff were enthusiastic (including the grandson of the founder) and knowledgeable. We not only learned about the wine making, but also about the details of champagne-making and...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

I don‘t know why this place is not listed as a restaurant at TripAdvisor. It is not only a place to taste and buy wine but a good restaurant as well. We happened to pass by on our way to Auckland and stopped for lunch....More

Thank Dieter W
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Dieter W, We have two listing on Trip Advisor one for the wine shop and one for the cafe. The reviews do get a bit mixed up occasionally but that is no problem. Very pleased to read you stopped in on your way to...More

Reviewed 18 November 2017

We came in for wine tasting late on Friday morning and the tasting desk was unmanned. We asked the only person there for some advice about a bottle of port and were given a terse answer as she ran off to wash more glasses. We...More

Thank FiCNZ
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear FICNZ, One of the things I pride our selves on is the service we give to all visitors to the winery and would say your experience was abnormal but make no excuses. Every one needs to be looked after if if you are busy...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We were stopping at a few wineries on a private tour. We had lunch at this winery. The tasting room was quiet when we were there but soon filled up. The wines were very good and reasonably priced. The highlight for me was my lamb...More

Thank emorrisaz
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear emorrisaz, We get lots of tour groups through and we like to make them all very welcome and take in the Soljan hospitality. We have a large cellar door area and can take several groups at once but it sure can get very busy....More

Reviewed 30 September 2017

David from Auckland Scenic Tours took us to this winery during our Auckland city tour. This winery has been around for three generations and the owners origin is Croatian. They are one of the only wineries I visited that actually offer free tastings. Those on...More

1  Thank tommomelbourne
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Dear tommomelbourne, Doing a tour of the wineries is a great way to get an idea of the style of wine any region makes and most importantly the history of the people involved and their background in wine. We are proud of our Croatian heritage...More

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