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Moana Park Winery

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Address: 530 Puketapu Road, Napier 4083, New Zealand
Phone Number: 06 844 8269
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Description: Moana Park is a highly awarded boutique winery in Hawke's Bay with a focus...
Moana Park is a highly awarded boutique winery in Hawke's Bay with a focus on low allergen, natural winemaking. The family-owned winery is situated 5km from Taradale in the western hills of Hawke's Bay, drawing fruit from prime vineyards including Gimblett Road and Dartmoor valley. The cellar door team aim to provide a unique, casual experience with a focus on spreading their passion for great wine to anyone who will listen – come and enjoy a relaxed tasting in the valley surrounds without all the pomp. Moana Park's cellar door is open daily for wine tastings, BYO picnics (feel free to use the BBQ!), functions and events.
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Had a very enjoyable hour with tastings for me and informative discussion for my organic faming companions. All this amid harvest time chaos for our host, who managed it all with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Panjin, China
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74 reviews 74 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Had a very enjoyable hour with tastings for me and informative discussion for my organic faming companions. All this amid harvest time chaos for our host, who managed it all with aplomb.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I wish we'd gone here first, and not at the end of our tour when we were tuckered out from biking. We were late (they close at 5), and were thinking we'd just pop in and get a couple of bottles of wine and be on our way. But it wasn't to be, they offered a tasting outside on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Friendly people with amazing wine. Wine tasting is perfect. Will definitely come again. Thank you for a wonderful experience.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This winery encourages visitors to bring a picnic. There is a cellar door with some lovely natural wines and you can sit in the shade and have a sandwich and a chat with the friendly staff. Well worth a stop.

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Napier, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

For many years now, Moana Park has offered a great summer Festival. One can sit under the trees, under the provided tents or bake in the guaranteed Hawkes Bay sun! Wine is around $25 a bottle and free live music is provided. Lots seem to like having an opportunity to dance. Many choose to bring their own picnic baskets, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Was a wonderful experience to listen to the free music on a hot summers day under the trees. Will be there again next year bring your own picnic, food available to buy. No BYO, lovely wine to purchase on site. A great day in Taradise

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

A very small but very welcoming vineyard. They had two staff on and were a little overwhelmed with lots of groups arriving but this didn't stop them from providing dedicated, engaging tasting sessions with each group. We sat at a lovely big wooden table and enjoyed tasting some very unique wines that really stood out from some of the other... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Best wines in Hawkes Bay district. Went on a private wine tour (6 wineries) and this was the best. Run by student vignerons, very informative, casual, they didn't rush us through like the others and spent plenty of time with us. Also this was the only place that didn't try to blow wind up our backsides and assume we knew... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Perfect wine experience on today's cycling trail. Wonderful welcome, personalised tasting amidst plane trees & cornfields - soil is resting pre-planting of vines. Sumptuous wines; for me, especially the 2013 chardonnay. What's more, the wines are carefully made to be non-allergenic. We were convinced! Thanks, Amber. You are an asset to Moana Winery. Cheers.

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Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Amber was our Host for wine tasting at Moana Park, and she did a great job. She sat down with us and explained things clearly in between getting to know us and having a laugh. It was a very relaxing afternoon, tasting a range of great wines. It showed they had a great partnership with Bay tours and Charters, and... More 

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