Ascension Wine Estate, Matakana, New Zealand

Ascension Wine Estate is the reception venue for NZ Wedding Magazine’s”Dream Wedding”!!!

With its gorgeous setting and Spanish Mission-style architecture, critically acclaimed wine, delicious food and wine-country graciousness, Ascension is one of Auckland’s premier wedding venues.

We’ll make it easy for you and perfect in every respect. And to give you confidence that we will deliver on that promise, here’s our “daring to be different” guarantee…

“If something is not to your expectation, let us know. We will do whatever YOU say it takes to put it right!”

Summer, autumn, winter or spring, the ever-changing cloak of Ascension Wine Estate will provide a captivating and romantic backdrop for your wedding celebration.

We have an elegant yet relaxed indoor-outdoor flow that allows your wedding guests to wander through our vines, congregate next to the open fire, or even enjoy a little petanque.

All-in-one Wedding Location You can have your wedding ceremony, photos, canapés and reception all at the one stunning Matakana vineyard venue.

Relax, knowing there’s no need to drive from A to B to C. Your wedding day will be stress-free and flow just beautifully.

This romantic vineyard wedding experience is just 4km past Warkworth and only 42 minutes from Albany.

Wedding Receptions in The BelfryYes, we have our own bell tower and will ring the wedding bell to announce your marriage. The Belfry caters for 50-200 people and you couldn’t ask for a more stylish setting.

And the food?Well, we’ve been awarded the New Zealand Beef & Lamb “Hallmark of Excellence” in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008, and we’ve won four HANZ (Hospitality Association of New Zealand) national “Awards for Excellence” and been a national finalist 12 times. Need we say more?

A short drive to a fabulous locationConveniently located in the heart of Matakana Coast Wine Country, this romantic vineyard wedding experience is only 4km past Warkworth and just 42 minutes from Albany.

Accommodation options for those who choose to stay in Matakana are plentiful. We are just a stone’s throw from both the river town of Warkworth and artisan village of Matakana, so your friends and family have the opportunity, both before and after your wedding, to explore the

Matakana Coast Wine Country region. Visit our accommodation page for more information.

On-site Wedding Planner Your special day must be perfect and enjoyable. Jessica, our professional wedding planner, will work with you to create the wedding day you want and ensure nothing is forgotten. You’ll find organising your wedding day is easier than you thought.