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Wrights Vineyard & Winery

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1093 Wharerata Road, Manutuke 4010, New Zealand
+64 6-862 8746
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Great people, superb wine !

It was lovely to meet you today, your wine is outstanding and we can’t wait to visit next time... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
633catherinee
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Lovely experience!

Brilliant live music on a relaxing Saturday afternoon! A glass of beautiful rose, delicious pizza... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
Bianca S
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Winery, Cafe, Cellar Door located at our organic certified vineyard. Our Cellar Door is open from Labour Weekend, Sat, Sun and Mon, vver January 7 days, then open over Easter weekend, then by appointment. Come and relax and taste our wines, we have food, coffee, beer and non alcoholic drinks. This year we are offering customers Gourmet Pizza's at our cellar door, winery. Our place has a great family atmosphere, with a separate area for the kids to play - swings, swings and sand pit. Plus petanque for the adults. We also do a wine and food match deconstruction experience, where you get four wines matched with four tapa's. Saturday's during summer we have live music from 1pm. We also operate a unique wine cruise ship tour and sightseeing trip around Gisborne, we can pick you up by coach in town and take you to Kaiti Hill lookout for a historical overview of Gisborne, then out to our winery for a tour of the winery, plus Wine and Food match experience.
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1093 Wharerata Road, Manutuke 4010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

It was lovely to meet you today, your wine is outstanding and we can’t wait to visit next time we’re up this way.

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Brilliant live music on a relaxing Saturday afternoon! A glass of beautiful rose, delicious pizza and lovely owners and friendly staff. Would definitely recommend visiting!

Thank Bianca S
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Nicola W, Owner at Wrights Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thanks for making the time to come out to our Cellar Door last weekend. Our live music sessions in January is a great day out. During February we are open Fri - Sat 11am-2pm.

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Delicious, rustic pizza with great wines to taste. Saturday afternoon music was mellow. Staff were friendly and happy to share their wine knowledge. Went away with a Sav, Rose and Gewurtz. Oh, and don't forget to treat your driver to a verjuice spritzer! Verjuice and...More

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Nicola W, Owner at Wrights Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thanks for making the time to come out to our Cellar Door Winery in Gisborne. Yes our verjuice spritzer is great, we make this from our own organic grapes. The verjuice is also great in cooking and making sauces as well. Look forward to seeing...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

This is a lovely setting to relax on a nice afternoon. Delicious pizzas with a tasting of 4 different wines, and even some live music on the afternoon we visited. Would definitely love to go back if we are in the area, and we are...More

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Nicola W, Owner at Wrights Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thanks for dropping in, we really enjoyed meeting you and thanks for making our son feel so special we really appreciate it. Our boys do help out a little at our Cellar Door Winery during the holidays. This day Noah (10 years) did a fabulous...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Always a favorite place to take guests to the region. Now has a great new tasty pizza menu to go alongside the great wines. We're looking forwards to the live music during January too...More

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Nicola W, Owner at Wrights Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Thanks for visiting us at our Cellar Door Winery. Yes we have a new chef at our café this Summer, making fabulous pizza's. At present we are Open 7 days from 11am-4pm through till January, with live music on Saturdays- look forward to seeing you...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Thanks Wrights for hosting our hens party. We had a lovely setting outside where everyone enjoyed pizzas and wine. Would highly recommend Wrights Winery for any occasion!

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Nicola W, Owner at Wrights Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Thanks for visiting us for your hens party, it was great to host everyone. We always get excited with events at our Cellar Door Winery, Gisborne. We recently had a wedding at our venue as well which was a fabulous day.

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Excellent Hosts A big thank you Geoff and Nicoal Our 23 vans thoroughly enjoyed the wine tasting pizzas and the story of your journey through the wine industry See you again middle December Dave & NitaMore

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Geoff W, Owner at Wrights Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

It was exciting to host so many campervans on our vineyard winery cellar door over night. Our cellar door is open 7 days in January 11am - 4pm and in December/February we are open Fri/Sat 11am - 4pm. Otherwise we welcome appointments outside of these...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Geoff, with his friendly and joyful personality really makes a great companion to the wines and the delicious pizzas at Wright's vinyard. A visit to Gisborne is not complete without a fine glass of wine and a Farmer's market pizza.

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Geoff W, Owner at Wrights Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thanks Daniel for the review of our winery cellar door in Gisborne. Our pizza's are a lovely match with our award winning organic wines. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Scrumptious pizzas, delicious wine and a gorgeous setting. This family winery is one not to be missed. If only we lived closer, we could visit more often.More

Thank Susan M
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Geoff W, Owner at Wrights Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thanks Susan for the review of our winery cellar door in Gisborne. Our place is fantastic for the family with lovely outside setting and play area for the kids. This allows the adults to sit back and relax with our organic wines, pizza's or coffee,...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2017

Always great to visit a Winery operated and run by the owner. Jeoff with his professional approach and his cheerful and pleasant personality gave us an intimate experience into the world and passion of a local wine maker. We spent a very good moment in...More

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Nicola W, Owner at Wrights Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

It was great meeting you both and look forward to seeing you again next year. This time of year we welcome appointments to our cellar door as we are busy with the grape harvest - thanks.

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Colleen C
4 January 2017|
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Response from Nicola W | Property representative |
Absolutely. We have Petanque. Playground/sandpit etc. You relax they play/eat. Perfect.
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Katie B
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Response from Nicola W | Property representative |
Yes of course, especially if kid friendly. We have a nice tree in the shade the dog can hang out as well.
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