There’s a wine bar for every wine lover in Auckland, and we’ve got the best places to visit in the heart of the city. 

La Fuente | Snickel Lane 

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La Fuente

Tucked into an intimate space down Snickel Lane, La Fuente is a wine bar and ‘shoppe’ that invites customers to taste fruitful wine and mezcal. Explore the unique wine menu, accompanied with their famous guacamole and knowledgeable service by wine curator and owner, Edmundo Farrera. 

The Glass Goose | 78 Federal Street 

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Sit amongst Auckland’s secret rooftop oasis inspired by the tranquility of a garden glass house. Though not specifically just a wine bar, escape the fast paced city and discover their great selection of New Zealand’s favourite wines that go hand in hand with The Glass Goose cheese platter. 

My Bar | 12 Durham Street East 

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My Bar’s changing wine menu ensures that the newest and freshest wines are available to customers. Specialising in New Zealand boutique wines, this contemporary wine bar features outdoor seating as well as a warm, relaxed indoor space. 

Amano | 66-68 Tyler Street

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Amano’s rustic, Italian inspired fare is what keeps the restaurant amongst Auckland’s top picks. Taste the assortment of dessert wines after a meal of pasta and seafood and end the night on a sweet note. 

Huami Bar | 87 Federal Street

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Huami Bar

Step behind the big red doors of Huami and discover the thoughtfully curated wine list by New Zealand’s only Master Sommelier, Cameron Douglas. Sit amongst the intimate booths and take in the ambience of this gem of Federal Street.  

DeBretts Kitchen | 3B O'Connell Street

Hotel DeBrett

DeBretts Kitchen tucked inside Hotel DeBrett is a relaxed setting bathed in natural light provided by a soaring glass-roofed atrium. As night falls enjoy spending a cosy night beneath the stars, complemented by fresh food, superb wines and warm attentive service. 

Hugo’s Bistro | 67 Shortland Street

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Perch at the marble bar top and explore the extensive list of New Zealand, Australian and European wines from Hugo’s Bistro, an all-day bistro bringing a sophisticated European vibe to a heritage building on Shortland Street in the city centre. 

Masu | SkyCity Grand Hotel, 90 Federal Street 

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Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of Masu and order a round of japanese rice wine. Cleanse your palate with the diverse aromas of wines and sakes as you dine amongst the simplistic, clean décor.

Everybody’s | 7 Fort Lane


Known as a classic after-work drinks destination, Everybody’s has now introduced mulled wine, the perfect antidote to a chilly evening. As you wrap your hands around the comfortingly warm glass, let your senses become overwhelmed with notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, and star anise.

Last updated: 08 July 2020