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Soljans Estate Winery

366 State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland 0892, New Zealand
+64 9-412 5858
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Auckland City Tour and Kumeu Wine Country
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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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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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“wine tasting” (15 reviews)
“nice wine” (3 reviews)
“lamb salad” (2 reviews)
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366 State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland 0892, New Zealand
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+64 9-412 5858
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This 4th generation Croatian family winery is a jewel, with wines that would measure up anywhere. Excellent facilities, and access to grapes grown in several NZ areas, so wines offer an excellent sampling of the country. We particularly liked the savignon blanc.More

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

Dear mbwestman, I liked you bringing in the family aspect, because that to us is a real point of difference. There is not many wineries that are family owned and very few that have put the years in that we have. Making a wide range...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called whilst touring with an Auckland local - she takes her visitors here for lunch. It's a bit classy with an up-market air and offers some perfect meals and service at a not exhorbitant cost. It was lovely sat on the external terrace on a...More

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

Dear RichPWade, I was very pleased to read that your driver brought you to Soljans and even more impressed to note that she brings her visitors here. In running a venue like ours it is very important that one has and sets high standards and...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

This would be our favourite ding venue in the whole Auckland area. Whether it is with family, friends or just a couple, you are always made to feel welcome. The wines are just great.More

Thank Graham S
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Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Dear Graham S, When I read your email it made me ultra happy, I just love it when we have regular guests like you who enjoy the total Soljan experience and are pleased to acknowledge it on Trip Advisor. We do try to make everyone...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Two adults visited this winery and cafe in Kumeu only 25 minutes from Auckland for lunch. We had the Vintner's Platter for two and the trio of tastings. Between us we tasted Soljans Pinot Gris, Suvignon Blanc, Riesling and Gewurtztraminer. The Gewurtztraminer and Riesling were...More

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Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Dear CollRr, Thank you very much for posting your review I found it most interesting. You explained your visit in good detail and you built a good picture of your experience for Trip Advisor readers to take on board. The platter you mentioned is very...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We were in the area looking for a quick bite to eat. So we Stopped in at Soljans Winery Restaurant for a meal. Unfortunately we didn't have time to do any wine tasting. Although we did have a glass of their Sauvignon Blanc with our...More

Thank Wade S
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Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Dear Wade S, I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed your lunch and a glass if Sauvignon Blanc the ideal wine for lunch. We get a lot of customers who just call in because the venue is attractive we were easy to find....More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Very good meal and nice wine There are no winery tours unless prior organisation Big bottlers and bottle for other wineries The wine tasting was OK but girl doing it was a little uninterested in the whole process.More

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Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Dear MrMichaelCC, I am always pleased when I read that guests enjoy the meal and wine, a lot of effort goes into making both so good to see them appreciated. We have always done tours for groups of 10 or more but over summer and...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Our first stop, more commercial, GREAT RESTAURANT. Wines were okay but not as good as other two wineries we visited. Nice facility and was busy. Would go again for the restaurant.More

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Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Dear Buffalobob6, I was very pleased that you though our restaurant was great and the facility was nice. It is always good to get positive feedback that we can pass on to the staff who put in all the hard work. Out here in Kumeu...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Sue Walker is responsible for a great deal at Soljans. Among other things she personally hand numbers each bottle of the GrandMaster port. All 1000 limited edition 40 year old Port. She went through an extensive tasting with us and told us that so far...More

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Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Deat fireman452, Sue does a great job for us and is passionate about wine and Soljans. Businesses of all types rely on excellent staff and we are very lucky to have Sue as part of our team. Making visitors feel welcome and greeting them with...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

We have had lunch here over the years on numerous occasions and always enjoy it....good menu with lovely food.....excellent wine.it is advisable to book.Lovely setting.More

Thank molly215
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Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Dear Molly215 Pleased to read that you have been to Soljans on numerous occasions because regulars make up a big percentage of our customer base. I think you highlighted the points well, lovely food, excellent wine and a lovely setting, good reasons to be a...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Nice Place, but I did not care for any of the wine. This was a disappointment, as I love New Zealand Savi and Noir, but could not find anything here.More

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Tony S, Owner at Soljans Estate Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Dear got2bebiking, I am pleased you thought our place was nice, that is a positive. Not finding a wine that suited your taste I find interesting but it is a very personal issue, lets hope you enjoyed your time out in Kumeu Wine Country and...More

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