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Mission Estate Winery, established in 1851, by pioneering French Missionaries is New Zealand's oldest winery and the birthplace of New Zealand wine. While our wines are crafted using the latest in technology, we also use many traditional winemaking techniques handed down from our early French winemaking pioneers.

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24 Mar 2016

Easter is being celebrated a little earlier than expected at Mission Estate, after picking up two gold awards and one silver at the prestigious Royal…

22 Dec 2015

Rialto Award Season Proudly Supported by Mission Estate Nothing quite tops going to the movies to watch the latest award-winning films,…

4 Dec 2015

Mission Estate winemakers are raising a glass to the continued success of their 2014 Jewelstone Chardonnay, after winning the trophy for 'Champion…

With advanced viticultural practices and a progressive winemaking team, we have a long-standing reputation for quality and over-delivering at every price point.

Housed in an elegantly restored historic seminary building with sweeping views of Napier, Mission Estate offers visitors a year round complete wine experience.

A visit to the cellar door provides an opportunity to try the extensive range of wines and for those interested in history, the twice daily historic tour is a must.

Lunch or dinner can be enjoyed seven days in the renowned Mission restaurant, and the adjoining Chapel provides the ideal venue for a picturesque wedding reception or conference.


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Mission Restaurant

Mission Restaurant is well known as one of the top restaurants in Hawke's Bay. Open daily from 10am offering intimate indoor or stunning al fresco dining. View the current lunch and dinner menus utilising exquisite local produce.  

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