Island Paradise

Waiheke Island’s Mudbrick Vineyard & Restaurant is recommended by the Wall Street Journal in an article about worldwide wine tours. Waiheke Island features alongside the Barossa Valley, Australia; Western Cape, South Africa and Grover Vineyards, Bangalore, India. “Less than an hour by ferry from Auckland, sits a small island in the Hauraki Gulf that is a wine lover’s paradise,” writes Graham Reid. “More than two dozen vineyards, some of them award-winning, call the island home, thanks to a microclimate that’s perfect for growing grapes  more hours of sunshine and consistently higher temperatures than the North Island… This two-day trip is a tour of five of the island’s best wineries, all of which are clustered in the western end of the island.”


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