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Mission Estate Winery

198 Church Road | Taradale, Napier 4112, New Zealand
06 845 9350
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Ranked #15 of 31 activities in Napier
Type: Wineries
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Buderim, Queensland, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Free wine tasting, informative host, amazing old building with great views of the surrounding areas. Wines were of a very high standard.

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The worst experience I've had in New Zealand. Rude staff. They treat people like nuisances. I had to approach someone to get service and I said to the lady 'How are you today?' Her answer was: 'Good' and she continued doing her own thing. We were prepared to buy a few bottles, but we decided to go elsewhere instead. Never... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We visited this winery in late summer. The place is not huge but definitely informative and you get to taste the beautiful wine (which has since been my favourite), and take some of your favourites home! Wonderful place with brilliant service, sommelier who taught us lots about wine drinking!

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Appleby Magna, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
17 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We visited this winery to help improve our knowledge of New Zealand wines and we had a lovely wine lasting experience and purchased a few bottles ( we could have bought more if we had room in our luggage!) Lovely setting and we enjoyed learning about the wine estate and its history.

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Prophetstown, Illinois
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108 reviews 108 reviews
15 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We really enjoyed our visit to Mission Estate. The history of the building, the wine tastings and the excellent lunch are a wonderful memory. The grounds are a beautiful place to sit outside and enjoy a lunch or supper. It was a little chilly, but their sheltered eating area was quite comfortable. The staff met the expectations of the surroundings... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This restaurant and winery are in a historic beautiful building on top of the hills overlooking Napier and the valley. It is at about 15 mins drive from Napier and Havelock North and never fails to impress. The restaurant is one we have tried on multiple occasions and it is always excellent - beautifully prepared dishes and excellent quality -... More

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Hawke's Bay has many fine wines, but there are none better than the oldest winery in New Zealand. Wine was so good we made reservations for dinner.

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Paradise Point
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

You will thoroughly enjoy the winery. From the history of having the priests run the winery with memorabilia flooding its walls, fantastic service and knowledge at the wine tasting and the restaurant is magnificent. It has amazing photographic opportunities from the rear of the historic building looking down the vineyards plus out to sea. Well worth the visit.

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Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The food is good as is the wine and the views from here over Hawke's Bay on one of our lovely fine sunny days is something not to be missed

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Mudgee, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

the second stop on our tour and Wow what a location, the history and grounds are amazing. Lots of great historical info all over the building. A bit of a museum for the local area. The service here was top notch and really what I expect at a winery. Knowledgeable staff that had personality and loved wine walked us through... More

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