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Summer F.A.W.C! is over but we had three fantastic events.Thanks to all who joined us and we hope to see you all at winter F.A.W.C! 


"Kiwi As" Long Lunch

Sunday 5 November 2017 - 12.00 noon – 4.00pm

Join us for a long, leisurely “Kiwi As” lunch as we celebrate the best of the best of Kiwi cuisine. Look out over the vines as you dine on a playful four course Kiwiana lunch based around iconic NZ favourites such as onion dip, marmite, Manuka honey, beetroot, lamb, Puha and pineapple lumps.

Kick off your shoes and slip into your jandals, grab a beer from the chilly bin or a cocktail on arrival and chill out on the lawn with some kiwi music and lawn games before indulging in a four course degustation lunch in the sun.

$140.00 includes beer or welcome cocktail on arrival, four course lunch served with Mission Estate Wines, kiwi music.

”Because Kiwis love Hot pools, Rugby balls, Gumboots, Ponga shoots, Floppy hats, Kiwifruits, Beetroot, Buzzy bees, Moggy cats, Cabbage trees, Onions, Kakapos, Kiaoras, Cheerios, Jandals, Sandals, Ketchup, Coromandel's, Swanndris, Butterflies, Mustard, Fishing flies, Hokey pokey, Maori haka. That's our tucker!!!"

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Jewelstone Winemakers Dinner “The Jewel in the Crown” 

Friday 10 November 2017 – 6.00pm – 10.30pm

The evening starts with a preview tasting of barrel samples that will be blended for the 2017 Jewelstone Chardonnay before moving through for a innovative five course degustation dinner.

Each course will be expertly matched to the best Mission Jewelstone wines, each introduced by our winemaker.

You'll be dining on the finest and freshest produce sourced by Mission's chefs from seafood to exceptional cuts of meat - this will be an evening where the fusion of food and wine come together to create a sensational evening.

$180.00 - Barrel tasting, 5 course degustation dinner matched to five Mission wines

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Mission Vintage Garden Party

Sunday 12 November 2017 – 3.00pm - 5.30pm

With gorgeous views overlooking the vineyard and city beyond, can you think of a better place to enjoy a vintage garden party than on the lawn of Mission Estate, New Zealand's oldest winery?

Wear your pearls and most outrageous summer hat and spend the afternoon sipping Mission Fête bubbles and nibbling on a divine selection of delicate afternoon tea fare.  Enjoy a selection of fine teas from beautiful vintage china as a string quartet plays tunes from yesteryear.

$75.00 includes a glass of bubbles, afternoon tea, music.

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