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Ascension Wine Estate Matakana Auckland

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Ascension is a beautiful vineyard in Matakana just 40 minutes north of Auckland. With our own rustic cellar door and restaurant we are the perfect location for wine tasting and lunch. We also host stunning weddings and stylish corporate events in...more
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480 Matakana Road, Matakana, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
+64 9-422 9601
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Reviewed March 28, 2019

Ascension hosted a group of us last Saturday for wine tasting and cheese platters. The venue itself was incredible, the wine and cheese great, and the service was fantastic! Already planning our next visit!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank slewis2018
Reviewed March 25, 2019

I would like to say thank you to all staff and especially Marina. You have provided a great customer service. You are professional, helpful, understanding, kind and great team to work with. Marina always tried to meet our expectations and even more she always positively...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank afinaV_K
Reviewed January 16, 2019

I'm a wedding planner, and recently had the opportunity to work with Ascension Wine Estate on my clients wedding. Marina, Axel, Robert and the entire team were fantastic, and nothing was a problem. True professionals! The day ran really well, and I wouldn't hesitate to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kim H
Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

We have just celebrated our wedding here on Thursday (13.12.18) and we couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day. The venue was absolutely stunning!!! We had so many people comment on what a gorgeous venue Ascension was. We couldn’t of been any happier!! The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hoanajord
Reviewed May 17, 2018

This was our 3rd visit to Ascension. This time we came for wine tasting and a platter. Our hostess greeted us warmly and there were 2 other small groups in our tasting as well which was fun. She was very welcoming and knowledgeable, and she...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank kellyturner273
Reviewed May 17, 2018

I have been to Ascension many times for lunch but this was my first visit for wine tasting and tour. I wanted something special, to learn something new, to try new wines and I was not disappointed. The property is beautiful and the wines are...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ianedwards381
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Stopped briefly for a tasting on wine tour--visited 5 wineries and have to say this was one of our least favorites. Wines were limited as we prefer whites; they had several available but they were just OK' nothing memorable. The staff member who did the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed March 16, 2018

We had our wedding here in March 2017 and we had high expectations that it would turn out to be our perfect day, but it didn't. Change of ownership meant plans that had been made had to be changed, the food menu got changed on...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jackie v
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

Made a point of visiting Ascension Winery today as I had heard it was worth while. Bad mistake, very disappointed, opened the front door and waited and waited and waited and waited, rang the bell and waited and waited some more. No one to be...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank adamcyrilnicoll
Reviewed October 30, 2017

I attended a friends wedding at Ascension Wine Estate. Firstly we were amazed by the beautiful surroundings. There si vinyard next to the restaurant with romantic venue for outdoor wedding with option for indoor wedding in a winery. My favourite spot is next to a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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