Napier New Zealand Wineries. Wineries in Napier, Hawkes Bay NZ.

Napier Wineries

Napier is the home of the country’s oldest wineries such as Mission Estate, which was founded by French-Catholic Missionaries in 1858. Vineyards scatter the landscape around Taradale, while further inland in the picturesque and sheltered Dartmoor Valley, river gravels and silts from the surrounding hills and terraces offer a variety of soil fertilities. North out of Napier in Bay View, vineyards thrive with an ideal combination of shelter from surrounding hills and exposure to sea breezes. A reputation for early ripening makes this a popular location for growers.

Hawkes Bay is New Zealand's oldest winemaking region, home to New Zealand's oldest winemaking establishments, some producing wines for over 140 years. Today the Hawkes Bay is New Zealand's second-largest wine region, leading the country with 70% of Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% of Chardonnay production. It also produces high quality Syrah, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling and sweet dessert wines, while smaller boutique wineries are constantly experimenting with new varieties.

Why not book yourself on a tour or grab a wine map and take yourself? From boutique wineries to major operations, you're bound to find something special to swirl around your glass.


Featured Hawkes Bay Wineries/Wine Tours

Private Wine Tasting Tour in a Vintage Car

Private Wine Tasting Tour in a Vintage Car

Wine Tasting - Napier - Starting from $665.00 per person

Hawkes Bay is the oldest wine-producing region in New Zealand - this 3.5 hour morning or afternoon tour includes tastings at some of the finest wineries in the area, transported in a genuine vintage car with your own friendly & knowledgeable driver. More...

Shore Excursion: Napier Art Deco Tour with Wine and Beer Tasting

Shore Excursion: Napier Art Deco Tour with Wine and Beer Tasting

Ports of Call Tour - Napier - Starting from $120.00 per person

This 4.0 to 4.5 hour shore excursion covers everything the region is famous for; Napier's Art Deco and Hawkes Bay Wines! You will visit 2 famous Wineries and an Ale House then discover why Napier is the Art Deco Capital of the World. More...

Guided Twilight Cycle Tour of the Estuary and Urban Winery

Guided Twilight Cycle Tour of the Estuary and Urban Winery

Wine Tour - Napier - Starting from $130.00 per person

This twilight guided cycle is perfect for those short on time.  The route is approx. 16kms on flat, off-road cycle trail and includes a visit to a winery, abundant bird-life around the Estuary and a refreshing drink at a local pub in the bustling, historic port village of Ahuriri.  The tour operates daily from 4.00pm - 7.00pm during the daylight saving months of October through to March.  Experience lots of this beautiful region's highlights in the company of your knowledgeable local guide.
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Napier Shore Excursion: Wine, Beer & Art Deco Tour

Napier Shore Excursion: Wine, Beer & Art Deco Tour

Ports of Call Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $135.00 per person

An excursion that explores Napier's art deco architecture and rich history. Included is a visit to two famous wineries and the Speights Ale House for tastings. More...

14 Day All Inclusive 'Sweet North' New Zealand Tour For 18-35s!

14 Day All Inclusive 'Sweet North' New Zealand Tour For 18-35s!

Multi-day Tour - Auckland - Starting from $849.99 per person

Blitz the North Island & discover all the best bits from Volcanoes to Hot Springs on our epic all-inclusive Sweet As Travel 'Sweet North' 14-day adventure for 18-35 year olds!
Looking for a fun way to experience the New Zealand & meet new friends without the stress of having to plan your own travel? We’ve got you covered! Journeying through epic landscapes rich in Maori culture, get ready to see the “real New Zealand” on an unbeatable tour that covers the entire North Island & takes you to a... More...


Featured Napier Winery Events

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Concerts & Gig Guide - Covers, Tribute Bands Events
Church Road Winery, Napier

Sunday 24 February 2019

Returning to Church Road Winery this coming summer are some of Hawke's Bay’s finest acoustic acts. Today's lineup: 12noon - Iris 1:30pm - Larisa & Arahi 3:00pm - JR Come down to the park and enjoy one of... More...

Angus and Julia Stone, Jack River + Special Guests

Angus and Julia Stone, Jack River + Special Guests

Concerts & Gig Guide - Folk Events
Church Road Winery, Napier

Saturday 26 October 2019

Update: Postponement announcement Jan 21. Angus and Julia Stone postpone Napier performance. Rescheduled for Labour Weekend. Award-winning Australian folk rock/indie duo Angus and Julia Stone fly our way in March to... More...

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Concerts & Gig Guide - Covers, Tribute Bands Events
Church Road Winery, Napier

Sunday 24 March 2019

Returning to Church Road Winery this coming summer are some of Hawkes Bay’s finest acoustic acts. Today's lineup: 12noon - Emma Webb 1:30pm - 80/20 3:00pm - Fraser Mack Come down to the park and enjoy one of... More...

The Big Easy 2019

The Big Easy 2019

Sports & Outdoors - Cycling Events
Church Road Winery, Napier

Saturday 20 April 2019

The Big Easy on the Hawke’s Bay Trails is the ultimate antidote to all those serious lycra laden cycling events held across the country. The Big Easy ride is a gentle ride and we encourage you to take all day and enjoy... More...

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Hawthorne HouseHawthorne House - Bed and Breakfast, Historic, Lodge, Luxury Accommodation.

Hawthorne House is a stunning Edwardian villa located in the heart of Hawke's Bay wine country. With four luxuriously...

Half-Day Napier Wine Experience TourHalf-Day Napier Wine Experience Tour - Wine Tour - Napier. Starting from $110.00 per person.

A Wine Tour to suit all. Taste many wine styles 4 very different wineries. This tour also includes a tour of a working...

 

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