Kumeu is a refreshing blend of boutique wineries, orchards and rolling green farmland. Home to Auckland’s oldest winery, the area boasts award-winning restaurants, fascinating galleries and diverse speciality shops. Don’t forget to stop off at the honey centre and café to pick up a jar of artisan honey.
Dine in style
Catch the ferry or take a short drive to New Zealand’s oldest riverside tavern for a delicious meal and drinks overlooking the water, or visit the nearby brewbar and restaurant for freshly brewed craft beers.
Savour Kumeu Wine Country’s finest
Try a cellar door tasting at one of Kumeu’s many boutique wineries, ranging in size from small artisan winemakers to some of the best-known names in wine.
Sample sweet artisan honey
Indulge in a visit to the honey centre and café. See honey bees up close as they work in the bee theatre and enjoy complimentary tastings of premium honey.
Kumeu combines a rich history with a picturesque countryside setting. The region’s winemaking heritage dates back to the 1940s, when families of Croatian origin opened Auckland’s first wineries.
Kumeu offers a variety of small cafés, restaurants, galleries and specialty shops. Head to the countryside to stock up on fresh, juicy fruit and vegetables from roadside vendors.