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Stunning setting. Exactly what you want a winery to look like and great feeling to the place... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
Sophie Z
Cardiff, United Kingdom
via mobile
Gorgeous and peaceful vineyard

Wanted to pick a family friendly vineyard around Gisborne for wine tasting and a yummy platter to... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
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Riverpoint Road, Gisborne, New Zealand
+64 6-868 8366
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Stunning setting. Exactly what you want a winery to look like and great feeling to the place 😊. Wines were delicious and reasonably priced. Staff very friendly & beautiful dog on site too. Thank you Matawhero.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Wanted to pick a family friendly vineyard around Gisborne for wine tasting and a yummy platter to share with my 2 young girls. We drove upto Matawhero and loved the setting, cute house / building with lovely garden setting for a few tables and some...More

Thank Lynds1109
Reviewed 5 January 2018

looks like a good place to have a platter and enjoy the sunshine, kids could play outside, cheese platters looked good, we only had a wine tasting.

Thank Prue74
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Be sure to include this winery in any visit to the region! Easily one of the best wine tastings I have done and a beautiful setting.

Thank Jess E
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Nice location - great value platter for 2 ($38). Tasting was $15 for 5 types of wine. Nice wines, although you are just given a list of tasting notes, and have to work through them yourself. It was pretty busy, and so we listened to...More

Thank Sharonkitch
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Lovely setting and surroundings, but unfortunately the service we received let the experience down for us. We visited a number of vineyards over the weekend and Matawhero was the only one where we felt very rushed and almost unwanted, maybe it was because there were...More

Thank 83nikk
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Had a platter which was delicious and a wine lots of people around doing wine tastings . Music in the garden and blessed with gorgeous sunshine

Thank Molzmum
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We called to Matawhero on the way out of Gisborne and on our way to Napier. We had tried these wines in the Bay of Islands so it was an opportunity to see the vineyard. Only a small tasting (I was driving) but it was...More

Thank aholden862
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

A bunch of us at Christmas Eve chilling with wine and petanque and platters. An awesome afternoon chilling with bean bags under the trees. No better way to spend a lazy afternoon.

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Reviewed 15 December 2016

We stopped in for a late lunch on Saturday afternoon and had a lovely hour or so sitting outside enjoying the tasting platter accompanied by excellent wine. The service was very good, friendly and attentive but not at all intrusive. We will certainly be back...More

1  Thank JRC196366
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