Waiheke’s most awarded winery

After 20 years at Passage Rock we are proud to say our Reserve Syrah is Waiheke Islands Most Awarded Wine with over 18 Gold Medals and 6 trophies.

Our Vineyard was established in 1993

Passage Rock Wines established in 1993 is based on Waiheke Island in the Hauraki Gulf in the warm north of New Zealand. Free to assess the merits of each region unrestricted by appellation or fear. We specialize in producing Waiheke wines of distinction, recognizing the strengths of each site and region to produce the best wine for the season the site and the most appropriate grape variety.

Cellar Door

Our Cellar Door is access for you to taste our portfolio of finest wines amongst the backdrop of our relaxing and comfortable cellar. Come in and try a range of our highly sought after range of wines. Our friendly & knowledgeable staff will take you through a wine degustation journey. Well made wines expressing the fantastic fruit offered by our local climates and the finest touch of the wine maker.


Seated amongst the vines, our beautiful café is the perfect setting to come and relax. You’ll enjoy stunning views and award-winning wines.

Our friendly team will make you feel like longtime friends of Passage Rock Winery. We encourage you to bring your whole family and spend the day in the sun with us.

A La Carte Menu

Our current menu features a range of dishes of Mediterranean style with NZ flare and using local ingredients. These are suitable for individual enjoyment or as shared plates.  Plus try our famous wood fired pizzas and generous platters.

Wine List

Our range includes Chardonnay, Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Rose, Methode Traditionelle, Late Harvest Viognier, two styles of Merlot Cabernet and one of New Zealands finest Syrahs.

Set Menus

Our extensive range of set menu options are designed to accommodate varied dining styles and budgets. Our chef is also available to design something special for you on request.

Event Venue

We specalise in making your corporate event, private function or wedding as memorable as our wines for you and all your guests. Our chef has created world-class menus to complement the wines and views.


Passage Rock delivers one of the most relaxed and romantic event venues on Waiheke Island.

Corporate & Team Event Packages

Impress and host your clients or team with our beautiful venue that overlooks the warm blue Hauraki Gulf waters off Auckland and surrounded by vines and beautiful olive trees in a sun drenched valley that lies Passage Rock Winery and vineyard café.


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