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Mission Estate Winery

198 Church Road, Napier 4112, New Zealand
+64 6-845 9353
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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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“wine tasting” (142 reviews)
“free glass” (7 reviews)
“tiramisu” (7 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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198 Church Road, Napier 4112, New Zealand
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+64 6-845 9353
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is New Zealand’s first winery. It was established by French Missionaries with the purpose of having sacramental and table wine. The original vines brought by the Marist fathers still exists on the estate. The big house was built in 1909 hand has survived more...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did wine tasting ($6/head but you get a free branded wine glass) as a small group which was lovely. The Sauvignon Blanc (Marlborough) was probably the highlight. The grounds were outstanding and I could imagine how gorgeous they'd be in summer. It felt a...More

Thank Carmen W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to come here for our Sunday meal after 5 days touring in Camper Van! Food and service is five star! The Mission Eatate Réserve Sauvignon is a must! One of the nicest white wines I have tasted. Top Marks from us!

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

Mission Estate was the first of two stops on or Hawkes Bay Wine Trail tour.. We of course had a wine tasting, which was pleasant and accompanied by a interesting talk giving details of the mission's history. The winery was housed in a very nice...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We had an educational wine tasting here. Everything we tried was very good. It was interesting to learn about the history, and we were able to walk through an exhibit in the cellars. The building and grounds are very pretty. It’s a short drive from...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Its beautiful and stunning, and the wines are pretty good too! We had a lovely tasting and some great laughs, and ended up with some beautiful dessert wine. Would love to go back in the summer for one of their concerts.

Thank Charlette P
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Best meal of our road trip. We always end our visit to Napier with a meal here and we weren't disappointed this time. Beautifully served and not a complaint from either of us. I had a sparkling Pinot Noir from Adelaide Hills and it was...More

Thank Joan M
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

We came in expecting to go for the wine tour in Napier, but we decided to just skip it and go to Mission instead for wine tasting, we came away happy and satisfied. we were hosted by Blair the sommelier, great conversation, and willing to...More

Thank Mulyadi K
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

A great wine tasting experience at this beautiful wine estate in Hawke's Bay, Napier. Buildings are in pristine condition, well-manicured gardens and the vineyards almost seem like a perfect painting! We received a warm welcome and enjoyed the informative tasting. Their wines are particularly well...More

Thank SONJA D
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

This was the last winery we visited as part of a half day tour in March. The tasting area was very busy when we arrived and the lady allocated for our wine tasting experience was more interested in chatting with her colleagues than explain about...More

Thank Peter R
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Vivienne C
28 January 2017|
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Response from Annie B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Vivienne We are currently staying at the Gardner Court motel, Nelson road, Napier. It's about 15 min drive from The Mission or about 12 km cycle ride from the isite in Napier. Gardner court comfortable, well equipped... More
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craig r
23 June 2016|
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