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A lovely setting

We visited Bushmere Estate not knowing anything about Gisborne wines. A lady sat us down and... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile

Excellent lunch and lovely wines at this popular winery. Very good value in a lovely setting in the... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
Perth, Australia
via mobile
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166 Main Road | RD1 Matawhero, Gisborne 4071, New Zealand
+64 6-868 9317
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We visited Bushmere Estate not knowing anything about Gisborne wines. A lady sat us down and explained all about the wines before presenting a few for tasting, and answering our questions as we went along. She was very friendly and helpful and even gave my...More

Thank Car0le88
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent lunch and lovely wines at this popular winery. Very good value in a lovely setting in the vineyard. Attentive friendly service. Well worth the visit.

Thank JenCWA
Reviewed 15 February 2018

My wife and I visited Bushmere Estate yesterday having read previous reviews. We had a fantastic experience sampling 5 wines prior to dining at the restaurant. The wines are very good and the food at the restaurant is superb. We thoroughly recommend a visit if...More

Thank FlightCommander
Reviewed 8 February 2018

We called in for a casual lunch and did not want to leave. The service was spot on and nothing to much trouble. Wine tasting and meal were excellent and such a delightful location.

Thank Mark152014
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We could not fault this place. Our meals were delicious and filling. Staff were attentive and friendly. The wine tasting was fantastic - very generous pourings and good quality wine. We were even given nibbles of food to match wines here and then. Our group...More

Thank Jess E
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Wow!!! This was by far the best wine tasting I have ever enjoyed! Wine makers were very knowledgeable and provided the perfect accompaniments for each wine. The dessert wine and chocolate at the end was divine!! If you're in Gisborne, Bushmere is a must! Thank...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

We visited on a holiday weekend and had an excellent wine tasting. Very friendly & very knowledgeable & passionate explanations from the host. Great value at only $5 per person, for that we tasted 6 wines with matching mini nibble. There is an attached restaurant-...More

Thank 83nikk
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I was lucky enough to be taken for Easter Sunday lunch with family. Young families are welcome too. What a lovely setting. The wine tasting was amazing, very interesting learning from the wine maker himself. Very generous amount. The food is really really good too!...More

Thank JUDY T
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Only had wine tasting here, but that was very personal and pleasant (and cheap!). Nice selection of wines, and good helpful conversation during.

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Week-end lunch treat. WOW the food is fantastic. We visited in January and returned in February. I even had the same meal and it was just as brilliant - Duck with forbidden salad. yum yum yum.

Thank A D
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