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Mission Estate Winery

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Address: 198 Church Road | Taradale, Hawke's Bay, Napier 4112, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 6-845 9350
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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At Mission Estate, we have been perfecting our craft since 1851. By...

At Mission Estate, we have been perfecting our craft since 1851. By combining the traditional craft of winemaking with the latest technology, we are reaching out to a new generation of wine lovers across the globe.

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$106.42*
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Napier Wine Tour with Chef's Platter
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$69.73*
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Napier Afternoon Wine Tour
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$396.33*
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Private Shore Excursion: Napier Highlights in a Vintage Car

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Great food, great wine, great setting, great service - all round excellence. The wine tastings cost $5/person which is normal and reasonable but at the Mission you get a nice... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great food, great wine, great setting, great service - all round excellence. The wine tastings cost $5/person which is normal and reasonable but at the Mission you get a nice glass included in that cost. - just another bonus of this winery. We sat outside at a table on the grass as it was a beautiful day. The tables are... More 

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Nuku'alofa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife wanted to do a wine tasting while we were in Napier, so what better vineyard to go to than the Mission Estate Winery. Having been there for a number of concerts, this was the first time we had actual been to the main buildings. The buildings look immaculate and are kept very clean and tidy. But the main... More 

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Stockholm County, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Terrific visit ! Took A bikingtour and had lunch at this great and very beautiful place! No winetasting this time but I am sure it is terrific!! Recommended indeed! Food was excellent and the wines as well and good staff!!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here as it was close to where we were staying and I must say it was a great experience. The service was top notch. They charge $5 for tasting but you get a neat glass out of it and get to try 8 great wines which I would say is pretty worth it. Would definitely recommend

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Birchgrove, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

So we visit Mission Estate vineyard whilst in sunny Napier. Magnificent old timber manor, set amongst regal grounds of sizely proportions. Old money. We enter to be greeted by Sam Gangee, who asks us "and what can we help you with?" Every ounce of me wanted to say "well, we're not here to dance with spiders", but decorum prevails. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This vineyard estate screams of the elegance of a bygone era. From the minute we drove up the avenue lined with pollarded trees, towards the Mission House we knew this place was something special. We went on a short but interesting guided tour, through some of the beautiful rooms of the old mansion . A coach party had just arrived... More 

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Penrith, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on the reviews we decided to make this a wine tasting stop while visiting Napier. The grounds were lovely but they did not cope well with the extra traffic in the tasting room (busy holiday season). Once at the bar our host did not provide much information about the wine and seemed generally uninterested in us. She put minimal... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this as the final lunch of our week long trip. The lady in the phone was amazed we had the foresight to book two weeks ahead but we were right to. We were directed to the restaurant and had a choice of a few two seater tables and were quick to order having previously viewed the menu on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the drive approaching, the entrance, the beautiful wooden tasting room through to the Gardens and tables set out for meal under umbrellas this is pure peaceful elegance. Six different meals were ordered for Lunch and all were beautifully presented and delicious. All service was professional, quiet and friendly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is probably the best Vineyard in Hawkes Bay. The setting is amazing and the wine and food is fantastic. We sat on the lawn under a garden umbrella and had the cheese platter and a glass of wine and it was absolutely beautiful

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