Bay of Islands: Wineries

Northland has some very special boutique wineries, and Kerikeri is home to several fine winery restaurants.

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Located in New Zealand's oldest European settlement, Moon Gate Villa is a 5-star, Quality Assessed Bed & Breakfast lodge located in Kerikeri, Bay of Islands New Zealand.

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Kerikeri wine and food – punching well above its weight!

For a small regional town, Kerikeri punches well over its weight with offerings of fine restaurants featuring our local organic produce, as well as a great selection of boutique wineries. The ‘French chateaux’ inspired Marsden Estate winery overlooks a water lily pond you could well imagine Monet himself inspired to paint beside.

Winter is Wonderful in the Bay of Islands

I recently asked some Kiwi guests from the South Island, what brought them to Kerikeri and the Bay of Islands in June.  "We were...