Poderi Crisci

Italian in Waiheke Island

Poderi Crisci has quickly gained a sterling reputation for its food, particularly its legendary four-hour lunches on Sundays ($70 per person). Italian varietals and olives have been planted alongside the existing vines, and tastings are offered in the atmospheric cellar ($10, refunded upon purchase). It's definitely worth the drive into the winery's isolated valley, but book first.