Matakana Coast is thrilled to be marrying the elements of earth and sea, with some of Matakana’s best winegrowers joining forces with local oyster farmers from Mahurangi Harbour during Elemental AKL.
The Vintry and Matakana Market Kitchen
Matakana Market Kitchen and The Vintry Wine Bar will be offering Wine and Half a Dozen Matakana Oysters paired with Monarch Estate Rosé on their special’s menu for only $22 for the whole month of October.
Address: No 2 Matakana Valley Road Matakana
Omaha Bay Vineyard (OBV) and Mahurangi Oysters
Omaha Bay Vineyard and Mahurangi Oysters are teaming up for the first three weekends of October so that visitors to the region can try the wines from this family- owned boutique vineyard and winery alongside the succulent Mahurangi Oysters. Available from 11am – 4pm at Omaha Bay Vineyard, 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, and 18 October.
Bookings not required
Address: 169 Takatu Road Matakana
Brick Bay Oyster & Wine Trio Match
Brick Bay will also be joining the fun from 12 – 31 October, with a wine taste paddle of their Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Pinot Gris 2019, Rose 2020 matched with three Matakana Oysters for $27 at The Glass House Kitchen.
Address: 17 Arabella Lane, Snell’s Beach
Oyster and Wine Pop-up Bar
For one day only, you can join the Mahurangi Oysters crew as they serve up fresh half-shell oysters and fritters at Matakana Estate Cellar Door. Enjoy plump, succulent oysters from the Mahurangi Harbour, paired with locally produced wines from celebrated vineyards Matakana Estate and Monarch Estate. Saturday October 10, 11am - 3pm
Address: 568 Matakana Road Warkworth
Be sure to also check out the Matakana River Tours and Herons Flight event for another fantastic oyster and wine pairing.