Mission Estate Winery, Napier

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Winery / Vineyard
Visit the origin of the nation's wine-making industry at Mission Estate Winery, the oldest venture of its kind in the country. Founded in 1851, the winery centers on a historical building complex (formerly a seminary), which features colonial-era architecture and verdant surroundings. Join a guided tour of the winery, which delves into its history and offers a look at the production facilities. Of course, you won't want to miss indulging in a wine-tasting session for samples of some of the renowned local blends. Afterwards, you can grab a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, which features a changing menu of locally inspired fare and offers a sweeping view of nearby Hawke's Bay. Take a look at our Napier holiday planner to schedule your visit to Mission Estate Winery and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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TripAdvisor
  • In town to check out the sights as it's been a while (20+)years! A lazy Friday afternoon ahead... the Estate and some wine tasting seemed to be a no brainer. Met Kathy who was awesome. After paying $5...  more »
  • A wonderful location and a delightful building makes this a must see place on any visit to the Hawkes Bay and has got better over the years. Staff are friendly and informative without being over the t...  more »
  • We chose mission estate over the many vineyards because we prefer character and warmth when dining out with little ones these days. We decided to grab the lounge suites as our little one was sleeping ...  more »
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  • Beautiful winery! Even in rain was certainly not disappointed! Full of history. Fantastic wine tasting and very reasonable, friendly and good value! Excellent wines!
  • Wonderful food. Had room when others didn't. Amazing view from the outdoor seating arrangement. All tables shaded by umbrellas. Friendly staff. Very nice.
  • Very nice food. Reasonable price. Lovely service. Nice one
  • We had a fantastic experience at this winery. A beautiful venue, great service and the most delicious food. Will definitely be back soon!
  • Amazing view from outside of the house, able to see through the history of Misson estate winery and get a wine tasting for $5