Heron’s Flight Vineyard, Winery & Cellar Door

49 Sharp Road, Warkworth

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Heron’s Flight is one of only a few vineyards in New Zealand to specialise in the Italian varieties Sangiovese and Dolcetto. Our limited release wines are well-regarded. Visit our family-friendly vineyard and cellar door to experience these lovely wines.

Matakana’s original cellar door, Heron’s Flight sits atop a north-facing slope in the Matakana Coast Wine region. Founded over 30 years ago by Matakana wine pioneers Mary Evans and David Hoskins, they focus on growing two Italian varietals, Sangiovese and Dolcetto. This dedication allows them to produce exquisite wines sought after by many of New Zealand’s top restaurants and wine enthusiasts worldwide.

Visit our family friendly cellar door for a lively chat with the founders of Heron’s Flight over a tasting, or enjoy a bottle of wine and a picnic next to our vines. Bring your own food. We also offer pre-packaged Village Picnic boxes on site.

Mary and David’s focus on Italian wines align with their philosophy of nurturing family and community, and with their love for slow food. All fruit used in Heron’s Flight wines is grown on their viney...

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